Sunday, January 7th, 2018
Monday, November 14th, 2016
The Government Digital Service have published the results of their assistive technology survey, which makes a nice companion piece to Heydon’s survey. It’s worth noting that the most common assistive technology isn’t screen readers; it’s screen magnifiers. See also this Guardian article on the prevalence of partial blindness:
Of all those registered blind or partially sighted, 93% retain some useful vision – often enough to read a book or watch a film. But this can lead to misunderstanding and confusion
Monday, September 19th, 2016
This is a terrific read that gets to the heart of why progressive enhancement is such a solid methodology: progressive enhancement improves resilience.
Meeting our many users’ needs is number one on our list of design principles. We can’t know every different setup a person might use while building our systems, but we can build them in a way that gives all of our users the greatest chance of success. Progressive enhancement lets us do this.
The article is full of great insights from a very large-scale web project.
Thursday, November 13th, 2014
The UK Space Agency has a magazine called “space:uk” and you can download PDFs of back issues.
Monday, November 3rd, 2014
Thursday, August 21st, 2014
Alice Bartlett shares her experience of getting aria-live regions to work in a meaningful way.