Diigo Bookmarks 12/05/2019
- Use CSS Subgrid to layout full-width content stripes in an article template - bryanlrobinson.com
"In this article, we'll be exploring one specific use case: augmenting a Grid-infused article layout. This article layout will allow for certain sections of content to break out into full-width areas."
- 2019 Design Tools Survey Results - Uxtools.co
"Figma nearly doubled from 12% of all responses to 23% since last year. This year Adobe XD surpassed it's older sibling, Adobe Photoshop. Figma and Adobe XD are battling to win the fight over Windows designers. Perhaps because it's much easier to switch tools, respondents who work alone are much more likely to use tools other than Sketch."
- 8 Weird Tips Accessibility Specialists Don't Want You to Know! - 24 Accessibility
"Many numbers are thrown around in conversations and presentations about automated accessibility. And whether you believe they cover 10% to 30% of possible issues, or 20% of the WCAG criteria, it doesn't really matter."
- An Introduction to Variable Fonts ◆ 24 ways
"From a performance standpoint, while variable fonts may be larger than single-instance font files, they are still far smaller than the sum total of static files they replace--and often come in smaller than 3-4 single fonts."
- Dark Mode Favicons
Chrome will soon be supporting SVG favicons (e.g. <link rel="icon" href="/icon.svg">). And you can embed CSS within an SVG with a <style> element. That CSS can use a perfers-color-sceme media query, and as a result, a favicon that supports dark mode!
- Firefox 71: A year-end arrival - Mozilla Hacks - the Web developer blog
"the height and width HTML attributes on the <img> element are now mapped to an internal aspect-ratio property. This allows the browser to calculate the image's aspect ratio early on and correct its display size before it has loaded if CSS has been applied that causes problems with the display size."
- Interactive emails are a top trend, but is anyone using them? - Litmus Software, Inc.
"32% of marketers haven't use interactivity yet but plan on it. That means there's a big group of email professionals gearing up to test a new skill. We also heard from 16% of marketers that they've used interactivity and will keep doing so."