Diigo Bookmarks 02/08/2019
- Kobo Writing Life Podcast: KWL EP 135 - Accessibility in EPUBs with Wendy Reid
"In this episode, we sit down with Senior QA Analyst Wendy Reid from Kobo to learn more about accessibility in EPUBs. Wendy gives us a breakdown about what exactly accessibility in EPUBs means for readers and creators, how an author can include accessibility features in their books, and how these features can empower someone to read."
- Revisiting the abbr element
"It's generally a bad idea to add tabindex to non-interactive elements for a few reasons"
- Position: stuck; -- and a Way to Fix It - UX Collective
"In this article, I want to explore the shortcomings of position: sticky; -- specifically how we might be able to think up a creative technique when working with overflows, which causes frustration when working with the native solution."
- A Guide To CSS Support In Browsers -- Smashing Magazine
"We will never live in a world where everyone viewing our sites has an identical browser and browser version, just as we will never live in a world where everyone has the same size screen and resolution. This means that dealing with old browsers -- or browsers which do not support something that we want to use -- is part of the job of a web developer."
- Design System Tiers - EightShapes - Medium
"I propose that design systems offer an opportunity for a taxonomy of flexible tiers below a highest-quality core. Using tiers, systems can incrementally improve capabilities and quality of meaningful feature sets and promote ideas from a team or group upward through an architecture everyone shares."
- An Introduction to CSS Exclusions: The Future of Complex Web Layout
"An exclusion area is a block-level element that isn't a float, and generates an "exclusion box". An exclusion element establishes a new block formatting context, and defines how inline content flows around elements."
- Life without Google (Fonts) + Subtraction.com
"Shady or not, it's eye-opening to realize how broadly influential Google is in the user experience of the internet. Google Fonts is hardly an insubstantial product, but relative to its other pursuits, it barely seems like it takes much effort from the company."