Diigo Bookmarks 11/10/2019
- Short note on When is a table a table? by steve faulkner on CodePen
"Wherever there are headers in data table markup as headers using the th element to provide a programatically and visually defined semantic header. Likewise, include a caption for data tables to provide a programatically and visually associated label for the table which benefits all users. In the rare cases where data tables have neither headers or caption then role="table" can be used."
- Should accessibility features be optional? | Go Make Things
"Frankly, your wants and desires don't matter. The user's do. And making something configurable for a small edge case means a bunch of people who think they know better will break an important accessibility feature."
- Apple Is Trying to Kill Web Technology - OneZero
"To push developers toward building native apps on iOS rather than using web technologies, Apple ignores popular parts of the open web specification that other browsers implement, to its own benefit."
- Meet "Inclusive Components", A New Printed Book By Heydon Pickering -- Smashing Magazine
"The book examines 12 common interface patterns -- accordions, tables, modals, notifications, tabs, toggles, and everything in-between -- through the lens of inclusion. The result is accessible and robust components we author, plug in, and use daily."
- Restricting Notification Permission Prompts in Firefox - Future Releases
"Based on these studies, we will require user interaction on all notification permission prompts, starting in Firefox 72. That is, before a site can ask for notification permission, the user will have to perform a tap, click, or press a key."
- The Myths of Color Contrast Accessibility
"The WCAG contrast ratios don't always account for the high luminance contrast of white text. White is pure luminance with no hue or saturation, which is the strongest form for contrast. Therefore, it makes sense why the button with white text is easier to read"