Diigo Bookmarks 09/05/2019
- Making business websites ADA compliant - Monterey Herald
"Passed in 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act's main goal was to provide equal access and experience to all people. Over time it expanded from physical location requirements into world wide web access that would make content accessible to the blind, deaf, and those who must navigate by voice, screen readers or other technologies that assist users with disabilities."
- Designing web interfaces in position absolute - Marina Aisa
"The main problem is to separate the concept and the implementation. Do we really need to separate it? Why? As a result we get twice of work with idealized sketches that don't fit reality and generate frustration between the design and development teams."
- 10 things to know about Android 10
"Come to the dark side... with Dark Theme. You can enable Dark Theme for your entire phone or for specific apps like Photos and Calendar. It's easier on your eyes, and your phone battery too."
- Today's Firefox Blocks Third-Party Tracking Cookies and Cryptomining by Default - The Mozilla Blog
"Today, Firefox on desktop and Android will -- by default -- empower and protect all our users by blocking third-party tracking cookies and cryptominers. This milestone marks a major step in our multi-year effort to bring stronger, usable privacy protections to everyone using Firefox."
- Managing accessibility in open source CMSes: a write-up
"Mike said accessibility work in Drupal was focused on not just the front-end, but also the back-end (just like in WordPress): they want to make Drupal itself accessible. The standard to follow for that kind of accessibility is ATAG, which Mike put a lot of effort in promoting within the Drupal community."
"There are situations where progressive enhancement both increases and reduces technical debt. The only wide brush I'd use here is to say that it's worth doing until the debt is too high."
- Cancel vs Close: Design to Distinguish the Difference
"Distinguishing between these two actions is critical to avoiding losing users' work. Save changes before closing a view, use text labels rather than an X icon, and provide a confirmation dialog before destructive actions."