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Accessibility - The State of the Web - YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/
Overview of the W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG): http://bit.ly/2Vqihsf
WCAG 2.1 recommendations: http://bit.ly/2ArceuL
Free accessibility Udacity webinar by Google: http://bit.ly/2SzYzZ6
Accessibility guides on web.dev: http://bit.ly/2VqzjXe
Rob Dodson's A11ycast video series: http://bit.ly/2TrHEbt
Accessibility report on HTTP Archive: http://bit.ly/2s6Jkvq
The importance of accessibility in product design: http://bit.ly/2VjoiXA
3 tips when designing for accessibility: http://bit.ly/2R5xMan

Watch more State of the Web episodes here → http://bit.ly/2JhAzsh
w3c  standards  aria  a11y  accessibility  webdevel  bestpractices  video 
january 2019 by kme
Scripting News: May 20, 2017 | http://scripting.com/
I think we have to work on climate change and the fascism that's trying to boot up in the US. Our systems for news suck, and there are obvious ways to improve them if we put our minds to it. And I think a new incompatible feed format not only doesn't move us toward solving those problems, in a very small way (not worth worrying about) it moves us away from solving them. By using bandwidth that could be used to foster working-together, perhaps. By making things that would otherwise interop, not interop.

If developers have a hard time using XML in their apps, if that's the problem, why not attack it right there? Work to make it easier. I work in Node and the browser, and in both places XML and JSON are equally easy to use. The same could be done for any environment. In fact in the browser, XML is integrated deeply into the programming model, because the web is made out of XML.
news  feedreader  rss  jsonfeed  openweb  standards 
november 2017 by kme
Markdown throwdown: what happens when FOSS software gets corporate backing? | Ars Technica
Despite the disappointing state of the Web these days, there remain pockets of the Internet that still feel untainted. We jealously guard these spaces, our personal little Fugazis of the Web that we can point to and say, "See, Pinboard.in isn't taking venture capital," "Metafilter isn't manipulating me for an exit," or "Markdown is still a little script some guy wrote."
internet  standards  markdown 
october 2014 by kme
How a new HTML element will make the Web faster | Ars Technica
Perhaps the best thing about being naive, though, is that you tend to plow forward without the hesitation that attends someone who knows how difficult the road ahead will be.
html  web  standards  mobile  webdesign  responsive  article 
september 2014 by kme
Bug 1773 – __cplusplus defined to 1, should be 199711L
#include <stdio.h> int main() { printf("%ld\n", __cplusplus); }
cplusplus  solution  c++11  standards  compiler 
march 2013 by kme
"Even Brendan Eich admitted...". As if I would not expect, nay demand, that Gila... | Hacker News
Prisoner's Dilemma

"The "free market" is a bogus political phrase. I'm in favor of markets: real ones that self-regulate by preventing fraud (a central clearing/blinding counter-party, bid/offer/open-interest/size transparency) and abuse of power (market winners capture governments -- this has happened throughout history, it's a big problem right now, see the Global Financial Crisis)."
webkit  nacl  dart  websql  indexeddb  google  javascript  interesting  poignant  mozilla  standards  openweb 
march 2013 by kme
Opera Developer News - 300 million users and move to WebKit
"* The chrome browser is filled with spyware (clientID, RLZ identifier, visited url's being send to google, etc...). I most certainly hope opera will NOT have those?

Opera already looks a bit like chrome and will now uses the same engine chrome uses. If I wanted to use chrome, I would already be using the 'Comodo Dragon' browser, that browser is based on chrome but without the spyware see
http://www.comodo.com/home/browsers-toolbars/browser.php ). Why would I continue using opera, if it looks like any other browser and now also acts like any other browser?"
spyware  browser  chrome  opera  webkit  presto  standards 
february 2013 by kme

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