"if a user has a browser-based email client set up, it does matter. For example, you can allow Gmail to be your default email handler on Chrome. In that case, the link behaves like any other link, in that if you don't open in a new tab, the page will redirect to Gmail."
"While Bleiweiss insists that Google needs reinforcing signals like link relationship tags to effectively index, Halasz points out that there are other search engines out there and (perhaps more importantly) that these tags may provide support for users who rely on technology such as screen readers to navigate."
"micro typography: too much contrast can make letters dance for dyslexics, so dark grey is preferred to black; breaking highlighting is bad at people use that to see where they are macro typography: think about heading hierarchy and group related things"
"Flexbox is one of the best additions to CSS. I found it very useful to code elements and making them adapt easily to different screen sizes. I made a design to show how many components could be built with Flexbox."
"Apple created special prototype development boards that contained nearly all of the iPhone's parts, spread out across a large circuit board. The Verge has obtained exclusive access to the original iPhone M68 prototype board from 2006 / 2007, thanks to Red M Sixty, a source that asked to remain anonymous."
"Apparently, the European Commission wants Google to clarify that users can download other browsers. Although this is a good idea when it comes to diversifying the browser market, there are several knotty problems that I don't see an easy solution for."
"Lawson argues that we're ruining the web with the tools, languages and frameworks we are using. He advocates for a return to the semantic web, using HTML and CSS to design in a way that is both human and machine readable. It makes for cleaner, clearer code that is easily read by screen readers."