Posts tagged “web standards”
I think Responsive Typography is such an invaluable book, I offered to write the Foreword and Jason Pamental (and O’Reilly) have been kind enough to let me reprint it here.
The “Native” vs. “Stylable” Tug of War
In his astute post “‘Native experience’ vs styling select boxes”, Bruce Lawson correctly identified a common tension in the web world: wanting better native controls vs. wanting to throw away what the browser does. Here are my thoughts.
Adaptive Design, Empathy & Beating Creative Block
Lately I’ve been doing a few more podcasts, local events, and interviews. Here’s a round-up of a few that posted in the last week or so.
A Web For Everyone
A few months back, Whitney Quesenbery and Sarah Horton asked if I would be willing to write the Foreword for their amazing new book on accessibility: A Web for Everyone. I’ve reprinted it here with their permission.
Zoom Layouts v2
I have been thinking quite a bit about viewport-based units and how we can use them to create automated zoom layouts by increasing the font size of the
The True Cost of Progressive Enhancement
Progressive enhancement is so ingrained in what we do that it makes it difficult to put hard numbers against the cost of not doing progressive enhancement. Hopefully, these two small case studies help illuminiate things a bit for those who may still be a bit skeptical.
Should All Sites Be Responsive?
Aaron weighs in on this and other RWD-related questions in .net.
Designing with Empathy at #btconf
I used my time on stage in Düsseldorf this past May to talk about ways we can and should inject more empathy into our work.
A few smart folks have already put together their thoughts on responsive tables and, while I think the proposed methods are pretty good, I think there might be room for improvement.
Slides from my talk at HOW Interactive
These last two days have been a bit of a whirlwind, but I have had a great time meeting and talking to the attendees (and other speakers) here at the HOW Interactive conference in San Francisco. Read on for the slides from my talk.