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Web Design

Designing websites that are open to all

The internet has become an integral part of our daily life. For people with disabilities, it is an enabler that allows quick and easy access to information and online services, and a tool that helps them live a more independent life.

Wednesday, 28 December, 2011, 12:00am

Designing websites that are open to all

The internet has become an integral part of our daily life. For people with disabilities, it is an enabler that allows quick and easy access to information and online services, and a tool that helps them live a more independent life.

28 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Paint by binary numbers

In 1506, Pope Julius II, affectionately known as Il Papa Terribile, engaged a certain Michelangelo to decorate the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel.

25 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Blind cannot access major websites

The websites of McDonald's and 3, the mobile-phone brand, are the most user-unfriendly to blind surfers, a Blind Union survey found.

Webpages may be eye-catching for the sighted, but blind people were denied access because they were not coded to work with the programs used to help navigate the web, the union said.

26 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Digi-quest

I bank electronically and pay my bills using my computer. A few years ago, I tried the government's ESDlife website and couldn't get anywhere. It was dreadfully difficult to use. I was also uncertain if it supported my Mac.

30 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

digi-quest

I bank electronically and pay my bills using my computer. A few years ago, I tried the government's ESDlife website and couldn't get anywhere. It was dreadfully difficult to use. I was also uncertain if it supported my Mac.

29 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Put your computer skills to the test

Creative minds and multimedia fans are encouraged to design a virtual 'computer assistant' and win book coupons for their efforts.

Organised by the Computer Science Society (CSS) of the City University Students' Union, the competition is open to all secondary schools following the success of last year's inaugural contest.

17 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Small-screen websites need a lot of thought

I have done a lot of web design but I have encountered a number of problems. A lot of designers seem to think designing for Microsoft IE is all they have to do. I have tried to keep in mind that there are other platforms - the Mac and Linux, for example.

19 Oct 2004 - 12:00am

Small-screen websites need a lot of thought

I have done a lot of web design but I have encountered a number of problems. A lot of designers seem to think designing for Microsoft IE is all they have to do. I have tried to keep in mind that there are other platforms - the Mac and Linux, for example.

18 Oct 2004 - 12:00am

Competition promotes use of the Internet

Young Web site designers and event organisers will soon have the chance to show off their skills in a competition aimed at promoting the use of the Internet.

23 Mar 2002 - 12:00am

Frames a positive tool with the right designer

In your column on March 7 titled 'Quality and marketing are key to boosting page views', you discussed briefly the use of frames on Web sites and how they could be used to manipulate page views. I have often wondered about the frames issue and would like to know if there is more to the discussion than the usual 'I love them' or 'I hate them' statements.

21 Mar 2000 - 12:00am

Global Tech moves into sports on Net

Mobile-phone distributor Global Tech (Holdings) is to acquire a majority stake in a Chinese sports Internet company valued at $100 million, according to market sources.

The company, China Sports Programme Syndicating (CSS), is a 50-50 joint venture between sports broadcaster Lawrence Lo and South China Athletics Association chairman Albert Hung Cho-hong.

31 Jan 2000 - 12:00am

Web pages test communication skills

Do you enjoy surfing the Net for the latest information and entertainment to enrich your life? Have you ever thought of becoming a Web site designer, showing people around the world your communication, art and computer skills? It's a dream-come-true for 28- year-old Vincent Leung Chak- hang, who has produced more than 1,600 Web pages.

16 Jun 1999 - 12:00am

Lessons in HTML can be a sound investment

I want to set up my own Web page and upload it to some of the search engines. Can you write about the best way to go about doing this please? Hopefully you could include information on features such as adding site hits, secure transactions, hyperlinks, and anything you feel would be interesting to know about.

25 May 1999 - 12:00am

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