We’ve run into similar issues with Pattern Lab’s enforced groupings on a large client project. Some just didn’t make sense, causing a little confusion for our team, but way more confusion for the client’s team. It added way more cognitive overhead than was really necessary for the project. The tool made testing components easy, but we eventually ended up leaving some buckets empty.
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Thierry Koblentz’s simplified, modern float clearing solution.
Steve answers the question of whether
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results in the desired outcome.
There is some excellent advice in this piece. In particular, #1—Calculate its ROI—is probably the most important.
Running Express within a Service Worker is either brilliant or insane. Possibly both.
An excellent round-up of input types and when you should use each.
Stephen Hay answers the age-old question of which type of media query you should use.
I don’t know about “ultimate”, but this is a good overview of why accessibility matters and what you need to know about Section 508.
Vorlon.js is a pretty neat nodejs-based remote debugging tool from some of my colleagues at Microsoft. And now it’s available as a browser extension!
Lots of good information in this piece, but here’s the key takeaway:
The simplest solution is to show a menu via click. Click works when the user taps, when the user clicks with the mouse, and when the user tabs via keyboard and presses enter.