Reading List 229
Friday 26 April 2019
Link O’ The Week:
Art Direction For The Web Using CSS Shapes by Andy Clarke
Enriching Search Results Through Structured Data – SURPRISE! Structured data and semantic markup help SEO. Now with BIZ NUMBERS from Google. With unjustified recommendation to use JSON-LD, which I’ll blog about when I get more info about why they prefer that to HTML5 microdata
Inclusively Hidden – methods of hiding content and the accessibility impacts of each, newly-updated by Scott O’Hara
Accessibility Events – on the problems Apple’s choice to detect Assistive Technology use can cause, by Mat Marquis
A history of the HTML slot element – “illustrates the complexity of producing standards, the importance of talking with people face-to-face, and the value of compromise.”
Accenture sued over website redesign so bad it Hertz: Car hire biz demands $32m+ for ‘defective’ cyber-revamp – botched website redesign. Not responsive, no design system, poor code, and more.
Front-end Developer Handbook 2019 – a really cool resource if you know someone who’s starting out, or if you need to explain to friends/ family what you do!
Taxing social media in Africa – governments taxing access to web services makes it even harder for the less well-off to get online.
WELCOME TO THE CAGE CAGE – “This is a VR simulation of what it’s like to be trapped in a cage and forced to watch Nic Cage movies.”
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