A weekly(-ish) dump of links to interesting things I’ve read and shared on Twitter. Sponsored by those nice folks at Wix Engineering who push banknotes under the elastic of my underpants in order that I carry on reading stuff.
- Non-disabled web users also benefit from sites that implement WCAG accessibility guidelines – irony klaxon: it’s a PDF.
- Why are web standards so slow? – self-link
- How to design accessible games by BBC
- Fractional – Ethan Marcotte on the the usefulness of the
frunit, and how CSS Grid is changing the way we do responsive design
- Stuff you can do with CSS pointer events – “Change styling of a parent on hover”, “Style the text of the sibling card when the button is hovered” etc.
- W3C Web Payments Working Group progress report
- Clippy – a nice graphical CSS clip path generator
- Parker “is a stylesheet analysis tool. It runs metrics on your stylesheets and will report on their complexity” by Katie Fenn
- Logging Activity With The Web Beacon API by Drew McLellan
- CSS Animations – a very pretty free online course from HTML Academy
- Speed is now a landing page factor for Google Search and Ads – so Google’s rewarding performant, responsive, secure sites. Good.
- Art of debugging with Chrome DevTools
- Vote Leave’s targeted Brexit ads released by Facebook -“Early on in the campaign, Vote Leave launched a giant data harvesting exercise through a competition to win £50m if you could correctly guess the result of all 51 games in the 2016 European football championship.”
- Talking of fraud: Guardian US Finds 72% Of Video Spend Is Fraudulent Without Ads.txt
- How tech’s richest plan to save themselves after the apocalypse – “But the more devastating impacts of pedal-to-the-metal digital capitalism fall on the environment and global poor … This “out of sight, out of mind” externalization of poverty and poison doesn’t go away just because we’ve covered our eyes with VR goggles and immersed ourselves in an alternate reality.”