We can create the same sort of dappled light effect in web design, using it on photos and illustrations to add that magic touch to what might otherwise be drab walls of content to bring them back to life. I’ll give you one easy, quick way to add this effect… with just CSS.
“This isn’t your problem Mom. You shouldn’t have to go buy new hardware. This is a fixable problem by the people who make that website. They should be making their website’s code more accessible to legacy devices. Just because you don’t have a browser that can run ECMAScript 2020, you should still be able to access and use this website.”
In this article, we’ll explore fluid typography principles, use-cases, best practices, implementation with CSS clamp function and how to calculate the right parameters. We’ll also learn how to address some accessibility concerns and watch out for one important issue that we cannot fix as of yet, but have to be aware of regardless.
Build and test against the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) consistently by understanding what is a failure against the success criteria. These tests help you focus on the relevant criteria you need to apply and test against.
I had the honor to be the first guest on Storybook‘s new Storytime show with the great Michael Chan. We talked about the history of atomic design and the rise of the modern JS landscape, how directly-consumable UI components are a game changer for front-end development, the importance of front-end workshop environments like Storybook, and our web-component powered future.