Featured: A11y is web accessibility
Eric Bailey tackles the often raised concern: “The term ‘a11y’ isn’t very accessible.”
News, resources, tools and tutorials
- Maintaining focus outlines for Windows High Contrast Mode (blog post – benmyers.dev)
- content-visibility: the new CSS property that boosts your rendering performance (blog post – web.dev)
- The algorithm behind the performance score (and how to improve yours) (blog post – calibreapp.com)
- Progressive enhancement, graceful degradation, and asynchronously loading CSS (blog post – gomakethings.com)
- For wide review: WCAG 2.2 (blog post – w3.org)
- What’s new in WCAG 2.2 (blog post – adrianroselli.com)
- Honor the ADA: Avoid web accessibility quick-fix overlays (blog post – lflegal.com)
- Accessibility In Chrome DevTools (blog post – smashingmagazine.com)
- Achieving accessibility through simplicity (blog post – sourcehut.org)
- A Guide to understanding what makes a typeface accessible, and how to make informed decisions (blog post – medium.com/@garethfordwilliams)
Deep dive: Data visualization
- Writing Alt Text for Data Visualization (blog post – Amy Cesal)
- Data Visualization accessibility: Where are we now, and what’s next? (blog post – Melanie Mazanec)
- Why accessibility is at the heart of data visualization (blog post – Doug Schepers)
- An intro to designing accessible data visualizations (blog post – Sarah L. Fossheim)
- Accessible data viz is better data viz (blog post – Cole Nussbaumer Knaflic)
New to A11y?
Amberley Romo created A11y Coffee “because I wanted a single, consolidated resource to send when someone asks ‘what is web accessibility and how do I get started?’” And this will get you going quick with well-sourced information and actions you can take to make your work more accessible.
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