Reading List - 5th July 2019
Where Do You Learn HTML & CSS in 2019? | CSS-Tricks - A question that’s been asked of me a few times over the last couple of weeks.
Bruce Lawson's personal site : A short note on HTML5 article, section and hgroup - This is a little golden nugget of sectioning info.
The Lean Web | Go Make Things - Chris Ferdinandi talks about fixing the web by pushing for simple.
Short note on what CSS display properties do to table semantics | TPG – Digital Accessibility Solutions - Changing the
display in table elements is my favourite way to achieve responsive tables, but this has shown me that I need to be a little more thoughtful in order to maintain accessibility.
Tables, CSS Display Properties, and ARIA | Adrian Roselli - More on responsive, accessible tables with ARIA
Limitations of HTML Email Templates in MailChimp - Designmodo - I’ve had call to work on some HTML email templates recently and whilst it’s nowhere near as bad as it used to be, it’s still a pain in the arse.
Elika J. Etemad (fantasai) | CSS Line Layout and Vertical Rhythm | CSS Day 2019 - YouTube - This is something I’ve been working on with our designers at Logikcull recently so this video couldn’t have dropped at a better time. An in depth look into how type is displayed in the browser.
CSS Grid Generator - A super-handy GUI for creating CSS Grid layouts, and for learning how Grid can be used.
Optimizing Google Fonts Performance -- Smashing Magazine
CSS Named Colours - All the names colours we can use in CSS, presented as handy swatches.
How accessibility trees inform assistive tech - Mozilla Hacks - the Web developer blog - An interesting piece on The Accessibility Tree.
Internet Explorer 3, an adventure in cross-browser compatibility -
What To Expect When You're Expecting To Drop IE11 - Oh man, I cant wait to fully drop IE11 (from a building). So much power is just out of my grasp at the moment.
Accessibility Support - This is great. It’s like CanIUse for Accessibility.
The Vanilla JS Toolkit - Just some handy JS resources and helpers from Chris Ferdinandi.
Vanilla JS Guides - Pocket Guides for vanilla JS from Chris Ferdinandi.
Instability API - A move to stop the page jumping around as content loads in.
Superhuman is Spying on You » Mike Industries - I’m a bit flighty with email clients. I like to try out new ones often, but I’m always wary of anything that channels my emails through it’s own servers. This makes things like Superhuman off limits to me and it looks like I’m making the right choice. In some companies, it seems ethics in software design is in the bin.