New blog post: "What I’ve learned about accessibility in SPAs" https://nolanlawson.com/2019/11/05/what-ive-learned-about-accessibility-in-spas/
Since learning more about #accessibility, I've had some fun tabbing around different websites just to see what the experience is like. Sometimes it's actually more comfortable than using a mouse.
Slack has a neat feature: if you start tabbing around, it pops up an info message telling you about the keyboard shortcuts.
We can work in a way that’s efficient and humane; we don’t have to choose one over the other.
Apparently CSS grid was implemented largely by an open source consultancy, not by browser vendors. What a great reminder of how vital open, decentralized communities are.
The Differing Perspectives on CSS-in-JS, an interesting wrap up https://css-tricks.com/the-differing-perspectives-on-css-in-js/
"PWAs on iOS 13 beta: Here Comes Good News"
Looks like PWAs on iOS 13 will finally be fully usable. Looks like a landmark OS release for the iPad especially.
That said, I'm already using toot.cafe as a home screen web app on my iPad and it works quite well.
Icon Library by @bilelmoussaoui is here, and it's awesome!
It's the best way to find symbolic icons to use in your mockups and apps. Find icon names, copy icons into Inkscape, and include them in your project as gresources.
Get it while it's hot https://flathub.org/apps/details/org.gnome.design.IconLibrary
I've finally sunset the first open source project I built. I'm kind of bummed, kind of relieved, but mostly excited about the future.
"...the overarching theme that I think continues to get lost in super short social media conversations that we end up having, is that each solution has its own merits, and its own inefficiencies."
You don't have to be an expert on a topic to write a blog post. The best "101" introductory blog posts are often the ones where you're walking through how YOU learned something new - both the wins and the struggles.
TIL there's a scholarly journal focused on human-computer interaction! There's so much interesting stuff here, and a bunch of the articles are available for free.
Procrastination time: a cool site to learn how various parts of a synthesizer work together and build your own electronic sounds in the browser
I love concise language, elegant design, strong coffee, and jazz.
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