According to WebAims annual accessibility analysis, 98.1% of home pages of the top 1,000,000 websites have detectable WCAG 2.0 failures. Some of these sites may only have minor contrast issues or maybe just a single missing id, while others are highly inaccessible. However, this number is pretty damn high, considering the fact that automatic testing tools only report obvious accessibility issues.
I’m working on a project where I have a list of items in reverse order. The list starts with the latest item and ends with the oldest. I wanted to express that both semantically and visually. I did some research and found interesting solutions, some of them good, others not so much.
Nokia released an updated version of its iconic Nokia 3310 about 3 years ago. It was affordable for me (€60/$65), so I had to get one. It came with a 2 MP camera, a battery that lasts 30 days (up to 22 hours talk time), 2G, 16 MB storage, the original Snake game, and a browser.
I can’t stress enough how important it is to blog if you want to become better at web development. You learn so much more by explaining something in your own words than by just reading and copying & pasting.
While testing a new feature recently, I realised that I don’t know too many browsers. I can list some, but I don‘t really know them like I know Firefox or Chrome. I want to change that, and I invite you to do the same.
The question how good good enough is and at which point a website is ready to go online is keeping me busy lately. The web is in bad shape and it’s because we’re making it too easy on ourselves. “It’s online and works in most browsers” is not enough - we have to be much more considerate of what we’re putting online.
Ich bin seit etwa einem Jahr angestellt und viele Dinge sind anders als bei meiner freiberuflichen Tätigkeit zuvor. Eine interessante Neuerung ist, dass ich regelmäßig die Zugänglichkeit von Tools Dritter bewerten muss. Dabei bleibt normalerweise keine Zeit für eine vollständige Prüfung, ich muss mir so schnell wie möglich einen guten Überblick über die Qualität eines Produkts verschaffen können.