Archive: March 24th, 2014

Council Toolkit

A reusable set of responsive patterns and templates for UK councils.

Bruce Lawson’s personal site  : Notes on accessibility of Web Components

Bruce’s thoughts on ensuring accessibility in Web Components. He thinks that the vocabulary of ARIA is up to the job, so that’s good enough for me.

Section for peer-reviewed Custom Elements · Issue

Some sensible thoughts from Addy on how Web Components might be peer-reviewed.

Aerotwist - Web Components and the Three Unsexy Pillars

A healthy dose of scepticism about Web Components, looking at them through the lenses of accessibility, security, and performance.

I share some of this concern: Web Components might look like handy ready-made out-of-the-box solutions, but the truth is that web developers have to do much more of the hard graft that was traditionally left to the browser.

24 hours to go

Tickets for Responsive Day Out 2 go on sale at noon tomorrow. Like I said, it was extremely popular last year and sold out very quickly. I don’t know if that’s going to happen again this year, but if you’re thinking about grabbing a ticket, I wouldn’t dawdle too much if I were you.

There’s a new addition to the line-up: Yaili is going to talk about the ongoing responsive work going on at Ubuntu.com—I’m really looking forward to hearing about that.

Then again, I’m really looking forward to hearing from all the speakers. It’s going to be like Christmas is coming early; a responsive, jam-packed Christmas.

Here’s the ticket page if you want to get in there the moment tickets go on sale. It’s not live yet, but at the stroke of midday you can secure your place.