"Putting aside the UX side of the coin and whether or not an icon alone is enough to convey meaning and functionality to users, many implementations of these buttons today lack the proper accessibility that makes them meaningful to users of assistive technologies."
"A Committee in the New York State Senate aims to develop a legal standard for the accessibility of business websites under New York law, in response to the exponential increase in website accessibility litigation in the state. Whether state legislation could stem this tide, or instead make matters worse for businesses, remains to be seen."
"For the CSS Grid fans who have been following along, last night the subgrid value for grid-template-columns and grid-template-rows landed in Firefox Nightly. Download a copy of Nightly and give it a go!"
"Some platforms (e.g., Google, Bing, LinkedIn, Twitter, Yahoo JP, Baidu and more ) will always serve AMP pages by default on mobile, when available. Some platforms (e.g., google.com, bing.com) take an extra step to cache your content for a much faster user experience."
"New in Firefox 67, the prefers-color-scheme media feature allows sites to adapt their styles to match a user's preference for dark or light color schemes, a choice that's begun to appear in operating systems like Windows, macOS and Android. As an example of what this looks like in the real world, Bugzilla uses prefers-color-scheme to trigger a brand new dark theme if the user has set that preference."
"Given that one of my themes was "write less JS and more HTML", feedback was great! Attendees gave me 4.8 out of 5 for "Quality of the presentation" (against a conference average of 4.0) and 4.9 for "Speaker's knowledge of the subject" (against an average of 4.5)."
"display:contents allowed us to keep our table markup. Use it only when you really have to though. There is, or at least were, issues in some browsers around accessibility and how screen readers would read the content."
"Dark themes reduce the luminance emitted by device screens, while still meeting minimum color contrast ratios. They help improve visual ergonomics by reducing eye strain, adjusting brightness to current lighting conditions, and facilitating screen use in dark environments - all while conserving battery power. Devices with OLED screens benefit from the ability to turn off black pixels at any time of day."