CSS Grid in IE: Faking an Auto-Placement Grid with Gaps
Debunking Common IE Grid Misconceptions
Handling Sass scope with a more elegant solution with self
"The evolution of CAPTCHA techniques has demonstrated that traditional solutions such as text-based characters contained in images are not only challenging for people with disabilities, but also insecure"
Below the surface – Excavations of the River Amstel in Amsterdam documented online
How and Why We Unit Test Our Sass
June 26th, 2018 15°C
The European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018, now in HTML (@johnlsheridan)
microformats.org now in its 14th year welcomes new admins through the IndieWeb community
Don’t Use The Placeholder Attribute (via @smashingmag)
Landmarks – Allows you to navigate a web page via WAI-ARIA landmarks, using the keyboard or a pop-up menu
Your Brain on Front-End Development
Text editing techniques every Front-End developer should know
The Cult of the Complex
#EuropeanaTech: Centralize, Decentralize, and Sailing on in the Same Boat
Transitions: The easiest way to improve your tech talk
Turning off Facebook for Bridgy
Improved tracking prevention abilities via cookies and storage access for WebKit – https://webkit.org/blog/8311/intelligent-tracking-prevention-2-0
Holding the door open for others (Notes to Myself) by Brendan Dawes – http://brendandawes.com/blog/holdingthedooropen
http://benkyriakou.com/posts/level-up-your-git – Level up your Git, Tips and tricks to make your Git experience a little bit nicer
The role of aggregation on a decentralized Web – Ruben Verborgh
May 21st, 2018 14°C
Great work @rachelandrew @drewm on Notist. Well designed record of presentations. Helpful for speakers to build a great profile. Helpful for other users looking for session slides/resources and coverage.
My struggle to learn react by Brad Frost
– A platform for bad ideas
Using CSS Grid for galleries: "make a photo gallery responsive quickly and using very few lines of CSS"
– ARIA Serious‽ Slides from @yatil's presentation justifying when to/not to use ARIA attributes
"Have you used digital labels in our exhibitions? We use them to tell stories about our objects on screens, instead of just text on walls."
Britain on film map https://player.bfi.org.uk/britain-on-film/map – an extensive archive with 120 years of films well designed and plotted out by location.
The Cupper Documentation Builder – "a documentation builder for inclusive designers and those trying to be inclusive designers" https://thepaciellogroup.github.io/cupper
Dear IndieWeb, it may be time to start considering the user, not just the technical spec – a well considered response by Kimberly Hirsh http://kimberlyhirsh.com/dear-indieweb/
a11y Issues - Showcase of how companies break accessibility principles https://issues.a11y.rocks
Swapping Images with the Sizes Attribute https://www.filamentgroup.com/lab/sizes-swap/
Terence Eden's Inclusivity Tips for Conference Speakers https://shkspr.mobi/blog/2018/03/inclusivity-tips-for-conference-speakers/
March 6th, 2018 7°C
A11y isn't Just… https://letorey.co.uk/blog/a11y-isnt-just "Making sites accessible for those with accessibility issues is great UX and make our sites better for all" – Dave Letorey
Indie websites can set you free from the constraints of social media - https://www.godaddy.com/garage/indie-websites-can-set-you-free-from-the-constraints-of-social-media/ Great post by @benwerd making the case for IndieWeb
Messaging Between Tabs Using Service Worker by James Milner "Think updating a balance after bank transfer on another tab, or close a EU cookies banner simultaneously across open clients" https://www.loxodrome.io/post/tab-state-service-workers/
Native And PWA: Choices, Not Challengers! — Smashing Magazine Aaron discusses some hypothetical projects to bring the distinctions between development for native and PWA https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2018/02/native-and-pwa-choices-not-challengers/
Everything Easy is Hard Again (Frank Chimero) https://frankchimero.com/writing/everything-easy-is-hard-again/
The abandoned Eurostar train