07 Jun 2019
/ About 2 min reading time
Uibot -- Infinite UI designs - This is brilliant. An app that randomly, programatically produces app UIs.
Self-Host Your Static Assets – CSS Wizardry – CSS Architecture, Web Performance Optimisation, and more, by Harry Roberts
What’s in my 2019 WWDC Travel Bag – The Sweet Setup - I’m not going to WWDC but it doesn’t matter. I love these kinds of blog posts. Travel blogs, tech blogs, whatever. Just tell me what’s in your bag and I’ll lap it up.
Building the most inaccessible site possible with a perfect Lighthouse score - Manuel Matuzović - A fun and important demonstration of why a ‘pass’ in your automated accessibility testing suite does not and accessible site make.
Data Tables - A detailed article on building inclusive data tables. I think I’ll be purchasing the book too. Inclusive Components – Heydon Pickering
Everything Apple Announced at WWDC 2019 in Nine Minutes - MacRumors - I’m especially excited about Catalyst, and how potentially easy it will be for developers of my favourite iOS apps to create versions for the Mac. I wonder what it will mean for apps that already have a Mac counterpart (like Twitterrific). With only one codebase to maintain we could see some amazing developments.
How Frontend Developers Can Help To Bridge The Gap Between Designers And Developers -- Smashing Magazine - As a Frontend Developer, I’ve always felt that a really important part of the role is the act as a conduit between design and those developers deeper in the stack. This is a great read about how we can all help each other at every step of the process.
Web Maker - This is interesting. An offline, browser-based CodePen-like web playground.
An Introduction to ARIA States | a11y with Lindsey - Attributes to help communicate the state of components in your app.
The View From Above (Paid Post by Allbirds from The New York Times) - This is a beautiful use of depth, colour, sound and motion in web design. I’d love to build something like this (and I might just).