Diigo Bookmarks 08/31/2019
- Sony Global - Accessibility and Usability
"Sony replaced its guidelines with the Sony Group Website Accessibility Policy, which is based on WCAG2.0 on April 1, 2016. This policy also requires the Sony Group's external facing websites to comply within a specific period of time."
- LEGO® Audio & Braille Instructions - A pilot experience
"LEGO Audio & Braille Building Instructions makes the popular LEGO building instructions available as audio or text for braille readers giving blind and visually impaired children of all ages an opportunity to play with LEGO sets and to enjoy the developmental benefits of creative LEGO play experiences."
- We're doing it wrong: there is no 'one perfect design' or layout | Responsive Web Typography
"If we are to progress the state of digital design, we simply have to overcome the 'sea of sameness' with which we are confronted every day on the web. It's true the web isn't print--we want to be designing in ways that are of the web--but as of yet, we're still decades behind our erstwhile paper-based alternatives. We can do better."
- Android Developers Blog: Improving Accessibility in the Android Ecosystem
"One year ago, the team added accessibility suggestions to the report based on industry best practices and Google's own experience. These tests check for common issues that can make an app harder to use by people with disabilities."
- Update on removing Flash from Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer - Microsoft Edge Blog
"For both the in-market version of Microsoft Edge (built on EdgeHTML) and Internet Explorer 11, the current experience will continue as-is through 2019. Specifically, we no longer intend to update either Microsoft Edge (built on EdgeHTML) or Internet Explorer 11 to disable Flash by default. We still plan to fully remove Flash from these browsers by December 2020, as originally communicated."
- The "Hover Effect" for Mobile Buttons
"It's important to convert your desktop hover effects to mobile ripple effects. Doing so gives users certainty and assurance that they're hitting their target after a tap attempt. It's not quite like a hover effect, but it provides the same visual feedback users need when they interact with buttons."
- Tooltips in the time of WCAG 2.1 | Sarah Higley
"Use aria-describedby or aria-labelledby to associate the UI control with the tooltip. Avoid aria-haspopup and aria-live"