Reading Time: 4 minutes There really is no such thing as a stupid question. Is there? <-- Yes. That was a stupid one.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Listen to or watch any smartphone review this year and there’s an energetic reference to the camera’s zoom. “7 to 12 x”. X?
Reading Time: 3 minutes Frameworks don’t need to be evil. Only their masters can make them that way?
Reading Time: 4 minutes When we write web content in valid vanilla HTML, the Internet is a far more inclusive product. I argue to drop Markdown and write to, or into HTML.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Microsoft Edge exemplifies a dark pattern designed to make revenue. Is it only a scam?
Reading Time: 5 minutes Investigating the implementation of the prefers-reduced-motion setting for vestibular disorders
Reading Time: 3 minutes Why? Static wireframes are not prototypes. I expect to use this technique when demonstrating inclusive and accessible UX or UI design strategies. These include relative units, fluid responsiveness, and server responses that static wireframes or [insert ‘prototyping’ software of choice] click-through output can only fail to convey. Starting Out It’s been a while since I […]
Reading Time: 11 minutes At most every turn with accessibility I find , “it depends” actually translates to, “so what?” Dialogs just stink.
Reading Time: 12 minutes Adding usability and accessibility to special HTML characters and punctuation for screen reader and visual users
Reading Time: 8 minutes A decade later, can we use the HTML Details and Summary tags inclusively to replace expand and collapse accordions accessibly with and without JS and CSS?
Reading Time: < 1 minute Baking apps and components like Blueberry Muffins and the Terrible People who do not want to make apps accessible
Reading Time: 9 minutes Why is alternative image content so difficult? In this article I analyse and update W3C’s WAI Alt Decision Tree for everyday human consumption.
Reading Time: 2 minutes The boy has bought a suspension lowering kit. Its instructions are a link to a YouTube video. That’s cool, and also a little impractical when your hands are full and covered in grease? How does this relate to user experience (UX)? Well, the suppliers thought of their inexpert persona needing orienting to the task and […]
Reading Time: 4 minutes The following code snippet caught my attention when following posts by Chris Coyier and Eric Bailey diminishing objections to the abbreviation of accessibility to “a11y”. Abbreviation <abbr>a11y</abbr> There is no title=”” attribute within the abbr element. I was groomed to always include it. The Correct HTML? A little research including the WHATWG Living Standard (September, […]
Reading Time: 3 minutes Our visual designer plans a section with a heading and four numbered areas to describe four steps or areas to explore in our product. You know the thing. In this scenario: The code strategy is not specified. The developers use some CMS or framework or other, which makes their lives easy and adds weight to […]
Reading Time: 5 minutes Our latest submission covered information architecture and content as a part of Module 3, the psychology of UX. My preliminary research was included as an Appendix and is included here for (my) future reference. Research: content and information ”…You need to have a good understanding of the content before you even think of tackling the […]