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Dark Mode: How Users Think About It and Issues to Avoidhttps://www.nngroup.com/articles/dark-mode-users-issues/
An in-depth look at dark mode. Summary: it is popular, but not essential. Users like dark mode but maintain similar behaviors without it. They think about it at the system level, not the application level. If you choose to support dark mode, test your design to avoid common dark-mode issues.
Accessibility Developer Guidehttps://www.accessibility-developer-guide.com
The «Accessibility Developer Guide» is an initiative of «Access for all», Swiss Foundation for technology adapted to people with disabilities. It is developed and maintained in collaboration with a number of acclaimed web agencies. The vision behind the Accessibility Developer Guide is to bridge the gap between providers of websites and users with special needs.
Accessibility, Back to the Future | Bruce Lawson | Monki Gras 2019https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T2CjuAwrAq8
Bruce says: When Sir Uncle Timbo invented the Web it was accessible by default. Developers, we broke it. Dull Old Web Farts like me wagged our fingers and advised developers to Be Nice To Cripples and sometimes shook our fists and shouted “Be careful of lawsuits”. But by going back to basics, I’ll show you how accessibility means inclusion, and makes the web better for all – not just disabled people, but billions of new customers. So, fire up the flux capacitor and let’s go. NB: I’ll still wag my finger a bit, for old times’ sake.
Planning for Accessibility, by @laurakalbaghttps://alistapart.com/article/planning-for-accessibility
“Accessibility isn’t a line item in an estimate or a budget—it’s an underlying practice that affects every aspect of a project.” This article is an excerpt from @laurakalbag’s new book, Accessibility for Everyone.
A11Y Style Guide, by @cariefisherhttp://a11y-style-guide.com/style-guide/
The A11Y style guide comes with pre-populated accessible components that include helpful links to related tools, articles, and WCAG guidelines to make your site more inclusive.
Smooth Scrolling and Accessibility, by @_hmighttps://css-tricks.com/smooth-scrolling-accessibility/
Regardless of how you implement smooth scrolling, there are a few accessibility issues that should be addressed: focus management and animation.
Accessible Tooltips & Toggletips | Inclusive Components by @heydonworkshttps://inclusive-components.design/tooltips-toggletips/
In this article, Heydon Pickering looks at situations which might call for a tooltip or else a toggletip, and formulates inclusive implementations for each.
The web accessibility basics, by @MarcoZehehttps://www.marcozehe.de/2015/12/14/the-web-accessibility-basics/
Marco Zehe's list of absolute web accessibility basics every web developer should know.
Impressively comprehensive article by @_hmig about creating accessible SVGs in order to ensure a great user experience for everyone.
Empowering designers with beautiful and accessible color palettes based onWCAG Guidelines of text and background contrast ratios.