Posts about web design, front-end development and the web in general.
The importance of web standards and design for accessibility
My notes from the Inclusive Design and Accessibility meetup, 20 February 2017 in Amsterdam.
This is how to temporarily trap focus in an element, a functionality that can be used to make modal interface elements more accessible.
In this post I explain why I think declaring behaviour in markup is advantageous rather than problematic.
Leaving the Fronteers board: what happened
Some clarification on why I left the Fronteers board, what was decided at this year’s members meeting and what the Fronteers future now looks like.
Review: Inclusive Design Patterns
My review of Inclusive Design Patterns by Heydon Pickering
Things I learned at From the Front 2016
My notes from From The Front 2016.
Bootstrap considered harmful
Bootstrap and friends can be beneficial for all kinds of stages in the process of making websites, but a magic bullet they are not.
Some pointers on default cursors
Some thoughts about standards when it comes to cursors for buttons.
Progressive Web Apps Dev Summit
My takeaways from the Progressive Web App Dev Summit, organised by Google in Amsterdam.
The internet does forget
Write-up of Jeremy Keith’s talk at ICONS in Amsterdam.