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OGRE Meeting and Presentation

March 24, 2006
Ruby on Rails

Last Wednesday night (March 22, 2006) I had the privelege of talking with one of our local user groups: the Ottawa Group of Ruby Enthusiasts (OGRE). I did a short presentation on Web Accessibility (surprise, surprise). I was really pleased to see that the group was interested in accessibility – they asked some excellent questions. After the session I had a number of people asking me more in depth questions looking for different possible solutions to making their web sites or applications more accessible. Yes – we were talking about making Web 2.0 applications more accessible. Awesome – it is great to find people that want to do the right thing!

For those that were in attendance and looking for more, here are a few of the links that I mentioned during the session:

Thanks to the guys at JadedPixel for asking me to speak and for hosting the event and thanks to those that came out!

2 Responses

Comment by Daniel Weinand — Mar 24 2006 @ 11:29 am

That was a great presentation. Thank you very much for holding it!

Comment by Scott Lake — Mar 24 2006 @ 6:38 pm

I was there as well and Derek was great. He really really knows his stuff.