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The WebAIM Million

March 20th, 2019 by WebAIM

In February 2019, WebAIM conducted an evaluation of the home pages for the top 1,000,000 web sites using the WAVE stand-alone API (with additional tools to collect site technology parameters). While this research focuses only on automatically detectable issues, the results paint a rather dismal picture of the current state of web accessibility.

Fancy new selectors within groups can break your CSS rule

March 14th, 2019 by Catalin Rosu

Just when you think CSS is completely forgiving in its syntax here is an example where it will ignore your CSS rules. I would have thought it would skip over selectors it didn’t recognise, but it seems that if one is invalid (not recognised) it skips the whole group and rules altogether.

Interactive Typography cheatsheet

March 13th, 2019 by Christian Heillman

This is a great example where someone takes something amazing that has been created and available on the web and reproduces it to make it even more amazing. Find, learn, re-purpose, repeat. This is just the article on the process, the cheatsheet itself is in the tools section below

How @supports Works

March 11th, 2019 by Chris Coyier

@supports is great for creating progressively enhanced features within CSS. A few years ago I was annoyed with @supports because a lot of the CSS features I wanted to test for weren’t supported in browsers that also didn’t support @supports, nightmare! Fortunately there’s only two potential browsers you’re supporting (I hope) that don’t have @supports […]

Fresh From The Podcast

RWD Podcast #70 : Should designers learn how to code?

November 30th, 2018

This week I mull over the question around whether designers should code. Brad and Dan talk about Design and Development workflows Advent Holiday Calendars for Dev’s http://24ways.org/ http://calendar.perfplanet.com/2015/ https://24pullrequests.com/ http://sysadvent.blogspot.co.uk/

RWD Podcast #69 – Service Workers for everyone!

April 6th, 2018

With the arrival of iOS11.3 we now have service workers on Apple devices, meaning a wave of PWAs are about to hit us. HOORAH!

RWD Podcast #68 – One size fits all Service Worker

March 9th, 2018

This week I go over Jeremy Keiths new one size fits all service worker and possible use cases for service workers on travel sites. We celebrate International Women’s Day and look back on a year with CSS Grid.   Transcript The transcript below is computer generated using https://www.descript.com/. I’ve noticed a few issues as I’ve gone […]

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RWD Weekly #345

February 1st, 2019

Welcome back to another edition of RWD Weekly. This week we take a look at the redesign of the feature image from Owltastic and celebrate the release of Firefox with support for WebP. More below, get into the links and enjoy! Headline Firefox 65: WebP support, Flexbox Inspector, new tooling & platform updates What a […]

RWD Weekly #344

January 25th, 2019

Welcome back to another edition of RWD Weekly. This week we take a look at the breakdown of the term ‘front-end developer’ and look at some of the updates that Chrome have made to Dev tools. Google has had its share of questionable news as well as some potential changes to the way web extensions […]

Tools for monitoring up time

January 14th, 2019

We always want out site to be live and serving our products/pictures/widgets/opinions to the world, but the fact of the matter is that sometimes things go wrong with technology. Your hosting provider might be down, you may have forgotten to renew your domain name, the latest changes you pushed might have bugs… there are a […]