Raindrop.io Bookmarks 06/10/2021
- Best practices for fonts
"The font-display strategies that work well for traditional web fonts don't work nearly as well for icon fonts. The fallback font for an icon font typically looks significantly different than the icon font and its characters may convey a completely different meaning. As a result, icon fonts are more likely to cause significant layout shifts."
- WebKit Features in Safari at WWDC21 | WebKit
"There's a lot of news coming out of WWDC21 about WebKit and the web technology that's shipping in Safari 15 on Apple's platforms. Many of the new features were announced on Monday, at this year's WWDC21 Keynote, and listed in the Safari 15 Beta Release Notes. But that's not all, and we're excited to share it with you."
- Back in the CSSWG - Eric's Archived Thoughts
"I stayed an Invited Expert for a few years, but around 2003 I withdrew from the group for lack of time and input, and for the last 17-some years, that's how it's stayed. Until now, that is: as of yesterday, I've rejoined the CSS Working Group, this time as an official Member, one of several representing Igalia."
- Looking at WCAG 2.5.5 for Better Target Sizes | CSS-Tricks
"You might think that something like a linked icon at the end of a sentence or paragraph would need to play by the rules, but the WCAG is clear that these targets are exempt"
- Mailplane - Mailplane stopped selling licenses
"Although there is a solution for apps that work with the Gmail API, unfortunately none are available for specialized browsers like Mailplane which are built on top of Gmail's web interface."
- Email Client Market Share in May 2021: The Recovery of Mobile and More - Litmus
"The top 3 email clients are still Apple iPhone, Gmail, and Apple Mail. And although their ranking is the same, there have been some interesting shifts."
- FixA11y -- improving accessibility
"A browser extension that automatically increases contrast on sites."
- Save the date for axe-con 2022 | Deque
"According to a survey taken by Deque following this year's axe-con, 99.54% of attendees said they would join again for 2022 and 96.88% said they would recommend axe-con to a colleague."