On March 29th, Apple released iOS 11.3 with Safari 11.1 which includes support for Service Workers. The addition of Service Workers and PWA features in Safari on iOS means developers will now be able to build app-like experiences that will be available to a wider audience. For instance, during the month of February, iOS accounted for 28% of all traffic on our CMS at Notre Dame.
Out of the box, the
labelelement is all we need to indentify fields in an accessible way. Used in combination with accessible hiding and other helper elements, like
placeholderor icons, we can ensure that a form element’s purpose is clearly communicated to all users.
Stack Overflow surveyed over 100,000 developers asking how they learn, build their careers, which tools they’re using, and what they want in a job.
As part of their Web fundamentals guide, Google has released How To Think About Speed Tools where they list common perf myths and a list of tools to help you improve the performance of your site.
Jonathan Snook found some instances where you can consolidate Open Graph tags with standard meta tags, cutting down on duplication. The Open Graph and Sharing Tags on snook.ca
I have a lot of t-shirts. Too many one might say. It always seemed like I had way more tech related t-shirts than anything else, so I figured just for fun, to sort and count. And if you know me, you’ll not be shocked the results.
Nice little reference if you need to know the logical resolution of various iOS devices. iosres.com
My presentation for Digital Summit Detroit 2017 in Detroit was about the importance of web performance in a mobile world.
Ethan Marcotte (aka @beep) writing about the inequality that is being created by overly large websites:
We’re building on a web littered with too-heavy sites, on an internet that’s unevenly, unequally distributed.