Featured: In defence of graceful degradation and where progressive enhancement comes in
Adam Silver explains why graceful degradation has come to earn its bad reputation, and why it’s time to rethink it.
News, resources, tools and tutorials
- Menu (or not) (blog post – marcus.io)
- Delight comes last (blog post – matthewstrom.com)
- Three in four guide dogs report being illegally refused from public spaces (blog post – enablemagazine.co.uk)
- Getting started with web performance? Here’s what you need to focus on (blog post – speedcurve.com)
- What web designers can do to speed up mobile websites (blog post – smashingmagazine.com)
- Link + disclosure widget navigation (blog post – adrianroselli.com)
- How accessibility trees inform assistive tech (blog post – hacks.mozilla.org)
- Internet trends and what they mean for accessibility (blog post – 3playmedia.com)
- Web components and the AOM (video – youtube.com)
- Updated: Inaccessibility of CAPTCHA, alternatives to visual turing tests on the web (blog post – w3.org)
- What to include on the accessibility help page on your website (webinar – abilitynet.org.uk)
- Not one 2020 candidate has a website that is accessible to the blind (blog post – vox.com)
New to A11y
David Walsh teaches you about the benefits of the :focus-within property. With it, you can modify styles of elements when an element or its parent has keyboard focus. It’s new-ish and may be something you haven’t learned yet.
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