An excellent overview of progressively enhancing image uploads in what many would call a “web app”. See also this great writeup they did on their progressively enhanced maps.
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Léonie Watson investigates and says… yes.
An excellent piece from Laura Patti, pondering the value of design in the age of so many “good enough” templates and frameworks.
A tool for automated testing of a list of URLs for accessibility compliance.
Touchscreen without audio cues are a big problem, especially on airplanes.
I walked you through my journey to HTTPS a few weeks back, but I’m intrigued by Let’s Encrypt. Honestly, I would have preferred taking that approach as it looks much easier to me.
Ever wonder how HTML should map to Accessibility APIs? Look no further.
This is going to make SVG even more amazing (and accessible)!
A fair rebuttal to Tyler Sticka’s “Seriously, Don’t Use Icon Fonts”. I completely agree on the ligature point, although not all browsers support them. Assuming you’ve planned for the fallback, you’re all good.
There is no black & white on the Web. It always depends. Know what each tool and technology is good for and use it when it makes sense.
If you’re as interested in voice-based user experiences as I am, you should give this article a read. Fascinating!