Many thanks to Chris Coyier for this piece on dogmatism. Framing is so important! Ultimately we all want to build a Web that works for as many people as possible while being fast, reliable, and a joy to create… and we can only do it if we work together.
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This is an excellent primer on how thinking about experience as a continuum will help you build interfaces that work for a broader cross-section of people.
Building a browser is hard. Making major changes to an existing one is even harder. I love it when folks talk about the processes and challenges of making the Web work.
This is an excellent recap of my recent Maker Series workshop. Thanks for participating Philip!
Tooltips for emoji… I love this!
A little experiment:
The purpose of this page is to demonstrate that duplicate IDs can have real consequences even when only one view can ever be visible at any given time.
Supermarket chain Winn Dixie claims that Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act doesn’t apply online in Gil v. Winn Dixie and the U.S. Department of Justice steps in to set them straight:
In response to Winn-Dixie’s position that Title III applies only to its physical location. DOJ cited the language of the ADA which says that “Title III applies to discrimination in the goods and services ‘of’ a place of public accommodation, rather than being limited to those goods and services provided ‘at’ or ‘in’ a place of public accommodation.” DOJ also argued Title III’s application to the website at issue is consistent with every other court decision to have addressed the coverage of websites with a nexus to brick and mortar locations.
This brief post includes some great tips on writing for readers, regardless of their actual age or reading level.
A new version of the NVDA screen reader came out just before the holidays and features better Windows 10 integration (including better Edge support).