Diigo Bookmarks 07/14/2019
- Web Design. The Evolution of the Digital World 1990-today | Rob Ford, FWA Founder | LinkedIn
"This comprehensive visual history gathers 21 chapters that detail, for every year since 1998, the best websites and examples of hardware used at the time, and explore how user experience, usability, and technological milestones have influenced the development of the internet we use today."
- Screenreader-aware Design Tools
"Operating systems and browsers have (mostly) well-defined rules for how a screenreader will interpret an interface - an engineer building an app must work within these constraints. If a design tool allows these rules to be broken, any design created within it may be impossible to implement."
- Position Sticky and Table Headers | CSS-Tricks
"The issue boils down to the fact that stickiness requires position: relative to work and that doesn't apply to <thead> and <tr> in the CSS 2.1 spec."
- Color Inputs: A Deep Dive into Cross-Browser Differences | CSS-Tricks
"We've got a huge problem here: for those who completely rely on a keyboard, this input doesn't work as it should in Safari and in Firefox on Windows, but it does work in Firefox on Mac and Linux"
- How we built a component library that people actually enjoy using
"We learned over time that when the experience of building a component is intertwined with the experience of documenting it, the latter tends to suffer. We had many developers who would build and ship new components in our library for themselves without documenting them for others."
- Popups: 10 Problematic Trends and Alternatives
"In terms of popup anatomy, modal overlays disable all background content, nonmodal overlays preserve users' ability to interact with background content, and lightboxes dim the background content."