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Left to our own devices. — Ethan Marcotte
To put a slightly more Darwinian spin on it: Your website’s only as strong as the weakest device you’ve tested it on.

Because for me, the real value of a device lab isn’t in testing, as such: a device lab is a design tool. It’s a great way to remind myself that some of the assumptions I might be making about the design need to be tested on something other than my laptop or my phone.
testing  by:beep  design  webdesign  constraints  performance  hostilenetwork  progressiveenhancement  inclusion 
june 2017 by dirtystylus
EightShapes Contrast Grid
Test many foreground and background color combos for compliance with WCAG 2.0 minimum contrast.

Include one color per line, with an optional comma-separated label.
tools  wcag  accessibility  a11y  webdev  testing  webdesign  contrast  via:shashashasha 
march 2017 by dirtystylus
Chris Coyier on Twitter: "Easy way to toggle back and forth between your Grid Layout and fallback layout."
Easy way to toggle back and forth between your Grid Layout and fallback layout.

[place an x in “grid”, an old Mike Abato trick)
css  css:grid  tips  by:chriscoyier  layout  testing  browser  devtools  webdesign  webdev 
march 2017 by dirtystylus
ngrok - secure introspectable tunnels to localhost
Expose local development environment to the internet.
via:beep  testing  proxy  tools  webdev  ngrok 
august 2016 by dirtystylus
A Psychological Approach to Designing Interfaces — – User Experience Design
The result was surprising. Version B performed much better and enabled our users to decide much faster and not get lost in a sea of options. This shows that Hick’s theory can be applied here and that even though this means adding an extra step, the decision is easier to make.
ux  webdesign  interfacedesign  cognitiveload  paradoxofchoice  navigation  testing  ABtesting  mobilefirst  mobile 
august 2016 by dirtystylus
tylertreat/comcast · GitHub
“Comcast,” a tool for “Simulating shitty network connections so you can build better systems.” 👏🏽 via
github  opensource  networking  testing  progressiveenhancement  rwd  latency  mobile 
september 2015 by dirtystylus
Blind - A 1X Web Browser for Retina Displays - Mac OS X
How do you check how your website looks on a 1x display from a retina device? Blind browser can help you do that —
browser  mac  testing  webdesign  highdpi  retinascreen 
august 2013 by dirtystylus
Remote Preview allows you to preview any URL on large number of mobile devices simultaneously. Just enter a URL, hit Cmd+S, and new URL gets automatically loaded on each device. Works on platforms like Android, Blackberry, iOS, Maemo, Meego, Symbian, Windows Phone and WebOS. Built by @viljamis for the Helsinki Device Lab for fast site previewing.
rwd  testing  multidevice  devicelab 
november 2012 by dirtystylus

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