Use highlight.js for syntax highlighting on your website? a11y-dark and a11y-light are now available as themes! WCAG AA compliant for color contrast, including Windows High Contrast Mode support. https://github.com/highlightjs/highlight.js
✏️ Heading structures are tables of contents https://hiddedevries.nl/en/blog/2018-09-01-heading-structures-are-tables-of-contents
Surprise, proper semantic & structural HTML (with lessons from AT) can better position you for future conversational UIs. https://alistapart.com/article/conversational-semantics
WCAG IS DEAD. LONG LIVE WCAG! 😜
WCAG 1.0 will be marked superseded by the end of the year. WCAG 2.1 is a nice and important modern update to WCAG 2.0.
If you always wanted to get into accessibility, this is a great time.
Oh. This was the primal scream I heard from him earlier today. Legit.
This is why we can’t have nice things. https://twitter.com/giuseppegurgone/status/1033600647470489601
See replies on this tweet, note how few people seemed to read it and get the Data Saver mode bit with option to load.
I put out a weekly newsletter with some friends that highlights weird and cool internet things. I'd love it if you gave it a read, here's this week's issue: https://tinyletter.com/hot-garbage/letters/tanned-rested-and-ready-to-share
Interesting that catering for Voice Assistants means using structured markup (e.g. http://schema.org) in your website:
One thing I learned from testing with users: Avoid messages under fields.
After I graduated with a degree in Computer Engineering, my first on-the-job mentor asked me: “Do you prefer working on software or hardware?”
He knew it was important to make that choice. My degree focused more on hardware but I preferred software.
I think this really nails why Full Stack is a misnomer. It’s important to make a choice between Back/Front-end or you’ll spread yourself too thin.