Good news: Browsers are more capable today than ever before!
Philosophy, Page 2
These days, the arguments for a baseline font size of 16 pixels are widely accepted. But there are plenty of reasons to go even larger!
In Cloud Four’s core values, we state our belief in “the web as a unifying platform to provide access to information for all people of all abilities.” This inspires us to follow best practices…
Of all the things that the W3C has published, my favorite is the priority of constituencies. That’s quite a statement given the W3C published the standards that form the foundation of the web and, by extension, my career. But the priority of constituencies has always deeply resonated with me. What happens if we apply it to design systems?
I recently attended a workshop about “cultivating brave and accountable spaces” to reduce elitism and exclusivity in the tech industry. I share my learnings and takeaways from this experience.
Website speed and performance are a question of equity. Fast and lightweight sites mean that everyone can access your content equally. It’s not only an economic imperative; it’s a moral imperative.
We whole-heartedly support the protests and demands for justice and reform. Black lives matter. We’re listening, learning, and taking action.
Our accessibility best practices have changed a lot in recent years, which we're reflecting in the next version of our design system.
Problem-solving is an essential part of software development. Sometimes we get stuck on a particularly baffling problem, and this can feel frustrating and discouraging. The following are some strategies for getting yourself "unstuck."
I re-learned an old design lesson from the humble toilet flusher. As new features are added to existing technologies, careful design is required to make their usage clear.