Derek Featherstone

Derek Featherstone founded Further Ahead. Based in Canada, they make user experiences accessible through training, consultation, and design. Derek is The Web Standards Project’s Group Lead and an avid triathlete. Follow him on Twitter @feather, or visit him at and

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ARIA and Progressive Enhancement

For seven years, progressive enhancement has been how we build sustainable, interoperable, and accessible web solutions. Now that the release of ARIA is approaching, let's see how ARIA fits within progressive enhancement strategy. Can we use ARIA in a way that respects progressive enhancement? Can we use ARIA in ways that ensure we have a working solution at every level?

Print It Your Way

Because ALA’s readers are web users as well as designers and developers, we offer this tidbit from Derek Featherstone on creating user stylesheets to print articles to your own specifications.