Accessibility Beyond WCAG and Section 508

August 13, 2019

More people seem to be learning about web accessibility as of late. Whatever the motivation, be it written or unwritten legal requirements, expanding markets and/or profits, or human empathy; making websites more accessible to people with disabilities is ultimately the right thing to do. When it comes to accessibility, prospects and clients alike ask about 508 compliance. But does Section 508 go far enough? Or should we be doing more?


Reader's Corner No. 109: The Website Obesity Crisis, Real-Time Health Updates via Tattoos, and Twitter's Hilarious New Ad Campaign

August 2, 2019

Today's topics include the unexpected website obesity crisis—with the average web page size averaging at about 2MB you'd think that just like the majority of technology, websites would also be smaller, faster, and more efficient? Wrong! Then, avoid unnecessary doctor's appointments in the future with a unique color-changing tattoo! Lastly, an article that covers Twitter's newest, meme-inspired guerilla marketing campaign!


Reader's Corner No. 106: Surprising Internet Facts, Fourth Circuit Rulings on Web Accessibility, and Dockerfile Best Practices

July 12, 2019

This week's Reader's Corner contains a collection of articles, ranging from fun to informative. Did you know that the most commonly searched question beginning with "What is" in 2013 was "What is twerking?", that and other fun facts are available for you to read in Madelyn's submission. If you want to veer towards the educational side, there are new rulings on website accessibility that may surprise you. Or, If coding is your M.O. then check out Jay's submission for an intro to Dockerfile.


Reader's Corner No. 105: Marketing Learned from Competitive Fencing, Weird Javascript, and Marijuana or Broccoli?

June 27, 2019

Three marketing lessons learned from a career in competitive fencing, Why ['1', '7', '11'].map(parseInt) returns [1, NaN, 3] in Javascript, and artificial intelligence's struggle with distinguishing between marijuana or broccoli.


Reader's Corner No. 103: Unloved Patches, HTTP Status Dogs, and Staying Up to Date with Web Development

June 13, 2019

Is it really worth it to submit patches to the WordPress team? What would HTTP Status codes look like if they weren't just numbers... but dogs instead? How can I keep up with these topics as well as other trends in web development? Find out the answers to these questions in Reader's Corner #103.


Reader's Corner No. 102: An Introduction to Neural Networks, Taking a Stand Against Free Project Pitching, New Adobe Copyright Regulations

June 7, 2019

Staff article submissions will introduce you to the basic functioning of neural networks, have you questioning the industry practice of demanding free pitching for client projects, and catch you up with Adobe's new copyright regulations.


Reader's Corner No. 101: A Quora-Inspired Poem About Silicone Valley, Happy Hour Branding, and The Best Code is No Code,

May 24, 2019

Learn why Jay believes that the best code is no code, see how modern designers tackling creative alcohol branding in 2019, and inversely, read an innovative article that asks more questions than it answers; the first being what would a poem about Silicone Valley sound like if it consisted solely of user inquiries from a popular question-and-answer website (Quora)?


Reader's Corner No. 100: 10 lists of 10 things! Including Tech Pranks, Web Design Trends, Common UI Mistakes, and More!

May 9, 2019

For our 100th Reader's Corner edition we are bringing you guys TEN top 10 articles a.k.a 100 new things for you to learn!


Reader's Corner No. 99: The World's Most Murderous Malware, Designing a Motion-Reduced Variant of your Site, and The Last Blockbuster on Earth

April 25, 2019

Another great Reader's Corner, this edition featuring recent advances in malware, new accessibility solutions for motion-sickness prone web users, and a very neat update from the owner of the very last Blockbuster on earth.


Reader's Corner No. 98: Law Rules Oxford Comma Necessary, None of My Projects Want to be SPA's, and Designing a Font Based On Old Handwriting

April 11, 2019

We're covering a wide variety of topics in this edition! Read on to keep up with new grammar rules, the pace of change in web development, and learn how to transform old cursive handwriting into a digital font.


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