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Don’t disable buttons while submitting forms with ajax - A handy accessibility tip when building forms that submit asynchronously.
The Anatomy of Accessible Forms: Best Practices | Deque - This is simple and vital Accessibility information. I love building forms and I know that the best way to build them is not to be too clever. Use these best practices to ensure everyone can interact with your forms.
Semantics to Screen Readers – A List Apart - How semantic HTML gets read and understood by assistive technologies.
Screen read - practice using a screen reader - Matt Bee has made this great site to help us learn how to use a screenreader.
UX Improvements For Keyboard Accessibility — Smashing Magazine - Some great information here on optimising our websites UX with keyboard accessibility.
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output: HTML’s native live region element | scottohara.me
output element and its possible uses. This is a new one on me but I’m already seeing places where I wish I’d implemented it.
Managing Flow and Rhythm with CSS Custom Properties - I like this technique demonstrated by Andy Bell to use CSS Custom Properties to dynamically control vertical rhythm in a page. Custom Properties are so useful.
Bringing new CSS techniques to production - Si digital - With
flex and CSS Custom Properties, we’re in a better place than ever before to deliver powerful and resilient websites that work for everybody.
The Magic of Feature Queries, Part 1 – 5/7 Resilient CSS - YouTube - CSS
@supports is a wonderful way to build with new and partially supported CSS whilst still making our websites resilient.
How to Build a Filtering Component in Pure CSS - One of the things I love about CSS is how powerful it can be once you get into negation selectors, sibling selectors and attribute selectors.
Why Did I Have Difficulty Learning React? - Snook.ca - Jonathan Snook describes the troubles he’s been having in learning React.
Chromium and the browser monoculture problem - Chromium is dominating, and whilst I’ll admit that it’s better than the old days of the browser wars where IE came out as the dominant player, I don’t like where it’s going.
WyeWorks | Why we have engineers run interviews instead of HR - This is something we’ve been doing for a while at Logikcull - engineers run the engineering interviews and make the decisions as to who we hire and who we don’t. I think it works really well.
Into the Personal-Website-Verse · Matthias Ott - Getting back to a world of personal websites and owning your own content.
Going Indie. Step 1: Securing Privacy · Matthias Ott - More from Matthias Ott, this time on protecting and securing your data and privacy in a world that wants to take it from you.
It’s high time to rewrite the hiring script - Signal v. Noise - A thoughtful piece on how we hire by DHH.