With so many people being always at home and unable to see their co-workers, friends and loved ones, the demand for reliable network services and fast, accessible sites and apps is skyrocketing. What does this all mean for performance?
Highlights (and lowlights) of this year’s analysis, compared with February 2019: Detectable WCAG failure rate rose from 97.8% to 98.1%; Average number of detectable errors per page was 60.9, a 2.1% increase from 2019;
Maybe more critically though, an accessibility statement should clearly acknowledge any flaws in the website. If there’s still work to be done, or errors to be found, they should be clearly, plainly detailed. Personally, I love the language on Vox Media’s accessibility statement: they cite specific design patterns or conventions they realize aren’t ideal, and mention specific accessibility improvements they’re planning to make.
Static site generators (SSGs) are critical to modern tooling. When used thoughtfully, SSGs can facilitate sites that need something in the middle—in the vast expanse between static, hand-coded sites and dynamic behemoths. In a multi-part guide, I’ll show you how to use Eleventy.
There is just not one right way or one reason to write a comment. In this session, we’ll dig into some of the many beneficial types of comments that might all serve a different purpose, followed by patterns we might want to avoid. In the process we’ll talk about being good teammates, collaborating, and writing the most legible code we can.