A lot of users don’t understand the sometimes lack of interoperability of zip files depending on how they zip things. In other cases, someone might know that automating or batch zipping is possible but don’t realize how easy it can be. Continue reading Zipping Files for Distribution: on Mac & In a Batch on Windows
Was supposed to post this last week, but didn’t actually have time. Big thanks to Terry Reese (MarcEdit developer) who helped me over twitter of all things. While not the most complicated, I just couldn’t find any documentation on this, so here it is. Continue reading Using MarcEdit to Populate (Sub)fields Using Data from Fixed Fields
So recently, I came up to the problem of having to add a page at the end of multiple PDFs. Continue reading Batch Appending a Single PDF to multiple PDFs
So after getting yelled at by @adr, I decided that I would finally move away from PowerPoint and use reveal.js for my presentations. Continue reading Using Reveal.JS on GitHub Pages for your Presentations
I’ve been working with spreadsheets a lot lately, and while anything Excel related is well documented and I’m more familiar with, Google spreadsheets does things differently. Continue reading Google Spreadsheets Tip: Show Data from All Sheets in One
I’m currently using gravity forms and struggling with the accessibility of it. It sounds like there are no plans to make it accessible, but I know a lot of people use this plugin, so let’s make the best of it. Continue reading Tips on Making Your Gravity Forms as Accessible as Possible
The Langara Computer Science department has about 6-7 meetups a year on various technology topics. I had intended to attend one earlier, but this is the first one I got to.
The presentation is to focus on practical website security principles. Continue reading Langara Computer Technology Meetup: Simple Principle for Website Security
- Steve Marks, Nick Ruest, Graham Stewart & Amaz Taufique
Everyone has many of the same needs when looking at digital collections: digitization of collections, mixed types of content, preservation, etc. Continue reading Access 2013: It’s dangerous to go alone! How about *we* do this!?
We frequently get this question or a variant of it. I’m honestly surprised how many people work in the field of accessibility, but don’t know the basics about PDF and how to check for accessibility. Continue reading When is a PDF accessible?
What is DAISY?
DAISY, or Digital Accessible Information System), is basically a format for audio books. More than just mp3, there is also XML that adds features, such as allowing users to search, bookmark, and make notes. More information on Wikipedia. Continue reading Brief Review: DAISY Creation Software