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Best practices in online captioning

In 2003–2004, I worked for the TILE project, a university research program in accessibility of “learning objects” in education that was funded by Industry Canada. My topic was “best practices in online captioning,” about which little has been written. I was hoping to have a few demonstration projects to show you, but then again, demonstration projects are pretty much all we've got in online captioning. I did write the following chapters.

Sous-titrage des vidéos: optimiser leur aspect pour améliorer l’expérience utilisateur | Qelios Expertise – Accessibilité Web

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Les référentiels d’accessibilité indiquent que les sous-titres synchronisés sont des éléments nécessaires à l’accessibilité des vidéos. Ce besoin concerne notamment les personnes en situation de déficience auditive, mais également les personnes ne maîtrisant pas la langue du contenu, ou ayant généralement une compréhension améliorée du contenu vidéo lorsqu’il est sous-titré.



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Back in June of 2013, I launched a kinetic pattern library that captures and preserves delightful iOS animations. For an overview of the thinking behind the site, how to use it, and info about the tools I used to build it, read this post.


Keynote Wireframe Toolkit - Get your Keynote Kung-Fu on

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Apple's Keynote for iWork is probably not on your list for wireframe/prototyping tools, but it should be. It's ridiculously easy to use, creates gorgeous presentations, and features full suite of drawing tools and shapes.


Convertbot - Tapbots

Convertbot Convertbot is a unit conversion robot. Convert currency, length, mass, time and much more in an exciting new way! Converting numbers will never again be a mundane task. In addition to its innovative interface, our robot is smart enough to convert to and from mixed units. Are you 5 foot 9 inches tall? Other converters require you to convert that to 5.75 ft in your head before being able to enter it. Convertbot allows mixed units like Foot + Inches, Pounds + Ounces, and more!


Yahoo! UI Library: Grids CSS

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The foundational YUI Grids CSS offers four preset page widths, six preset templates, and the ability to stack and nest subdivided regions of two, three, or four columns. The 4kb file provides over 1000 page layout combinations. Other features include: * Supports fluid-width (100%) layouts as well as preset fixed-width layouts at 750px, 950px, and 974px, and the ability to easily customize to any number. * Supports easy customization of the width for fixed-width layouts. * Flexible in response to user initiated font-size adjustments. * Template columns are source-order independent, so you can put your most important content first in the markup layer for improved accessibility and search engine optimization (SEO). * Self-clearing footer. No matter which column is longer, the footer stays at the bottom. * Layouts less than 100% are automatically centered. * Accommodates IAB's Ad Unit Guidelines for common ad dimensions. * Offers full A-grade browser support.