Nicky is a Community administrator for the SitePoint Forums. She's an advocate of accessibility and her research has been presented at international conferences. Nicky loves to travel, especially to Gibraltar, and is friends with anyone who offers her ice-cream or chocolate.
Review – Teach Yourself CSS in 24 Hours
Nicky was skeptical – could a book *really* teach her CSS in a day? But as she found out, Kynn Bartlett’s new title, published by SAMS, delivers what’s promised… and more!
Develop Content for Communication
Collaboration between writers, designers and developers to make Web content usable ensures optimal communication. Nicky explains the theory – and practice!
Accessibility testing costs a fortune… or does it? Nicky reviews 6 great D-I-Y tools that let you achieve accessibility on the cheap.
Interview – Jeff Johnson of GUI Bloopers
Jeff Johnson’s goal is to make computers easier to use. Nicky talks UI design with the author of ‘GUI Bloopers’.
Interview – Kynn Bartlett
An accessiblity guru who argues the case *for* design? Is Kynn Bartlett for real? Here he explains how design enhances accessibility, common accessibility errors, and more…
Review – Getting Them What They Want
A new research report from Jaren Spool’s UIE Group highlights the 8 best usability practices of successful sites. Nicky gives us the low-down…
Human-Computer Interaction and Your Site
Ever wondered what makes some Websites easier to use than others? Nicky explains Human-Computer Interaction, exploring its goals and principles. Use HCI theory to improve the user experience on your site!
Heuristic Evaluation – a Step By Step Guide Article
Improve your site’s usability with this quick, cheap and easy evaluative method. Nicky walks us through the process of Heuristic Evaluation with her comprehensive guide.
W3C Accessibility Guidelines
The W3C Guidelines – what do they mean for your site? Nicky demystifies these recommendations, and explains how to bring your site into line.
Looking Beyond Netscape and Internet Explorer
Netscape and Internet Explorer are the only browsers right? Wrong! There are several others that deserve more than just a second glance. So what are they? Nicky Danino provides us with some insight….