I love this post from Dave on making screencast snippets smaller by choosing video files over GIFs.
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A useful update from Jason. In particular, this bit makes me happy but similarly sad as a lost opportunity:
The new responsive image standards makes it possible for us to experiment with different types of image formats without breaking the web. … Unfortunately, I haven’t seen much experimentation happening in this space.
An excellent roll-up of PWA libraries out there, many of them from Google.
:not selector has pretty good support in its most basic form. Just be sure to make sure the selector you’re not electing is supported.
It’s so easy to get comfortable…
So it’s on the 07.12 London-bound train from Brighton that Rich, Jon and I find ourselves reviewing a prototype while deprived of the one office luxury we’ve grown so accustomed to: a stable and generous internet connection.
I’m starting to do the occasional PowerPoint presentation. I still favor Keynote, but it’s always good to bone up on other tools. And when I do so, I want to make sure my decks are also accessible.
An excellent test suite from the SSB Bart Group. It’s necessary because…
there are still significant discrepancies between valid ARIA usage and what is supported between specific screen readers and browser combinations, so there is immense benefit for such screen reader venders to get on the same page and test these assistive technologies more thoroughly and to also involve the public for crowd sourcing this feedback for entering more bugs related to these issues.
It takes a lot of thoughtful consideration, research, and testing to build robust interfaces, but once that work is done, you can share your findings and make it simple for others to follow in your footsteps. Sara has kindly done the hard work here and has lovingly provided you with a guided tour on how to make an accessible help tooltip. Thank you Sara!