What’s New In DevTools (Chrome 65)  | Google Developers

New features coming to DevTools in Chrome 65 include: Local Overrides New accessibility tools The Changes tab New SEO and performance audits Multiple recordings in the Performance panel Reliable code stepping with workers and asynchronous code Read on, or watch the video version of these release notes, below. Note: Check what version of Chrome you’re running at chrome://version. If you’re runningContinue reading “What’s New In DevTools (Chrome 65)  | Google Developers”

Screen Sizes | Viewport Sizes and Pixel Densities for Popular Devices

We built screensiz.es to help you quickly find the screen specifications of the most popular devices and monitors currently on the market.The size data comes from Wikipedia, and for a better understanding of Pixel Density, check out this great post by Teehan+Lax.Our “popularity” guesstimates are derived from annualized monthly Google queries (from AdWords traffic estimator),Continue reading “Screen Sizes | Viewport Sizes and Pixel Densities for Popular Devices”

Best Color Contrast Checkers for Accessibility Testing

Whether you are designing, developing, testing or auditing, a contrast ratio checker is the best way to ensure your site or app passes accessibility criteria. As a designer you can use a simple value checker to plug in foreground and background color value as you use them. You could also use other tools to check final design designsContinue reading “Best Color Contrast Checkers for Accessibility Testing”

GitHub – pa11y/pa11y: Pa11y is your automated accessibility testing pal

Pa11y is your automated accessibility testing pal. It runs HTML CodeSniffer from the command line for programmatic accessibility reporting. … Curated by (Lifekludger) Read full article at Source: GitHub – pa11y/pa11y: Pa11y is your automated accessibility testing pal

Inclusive – Microsoft Design

Inclusive Design at Microsoft It’s in our mission statement: empower every person on the planet to achieve more. Designing for inclusivity opens up our experiences and reflects how people adapt to the world around them. … Our inclusive design principles Recognize exclusion Exclusion happens when we solve problems using our own biases. As Microsoft designers, we seekContinue reading “Inclusive – Microsoft Design”

Accessibility Testing: Checkers & Development Tools Review

Tools of the Trade In a different article, I outline the basics foundations of accessibility standards: “Understanding s508 & WCAG 2.0“. To further expand this, let’s look at various development tools to help author accessible content conformant to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (“WCAG”) 2.0 standards. Getting Started For a primer or refresher on whatContinue reading “Accessibility Testing: Checkers & Development Tools Review”

The Potential of IoT Technologies for People with Disabilities

While being able to dim your lights, lock your doors, and adjust the thermostat using voice commands or a simple interface on your smartphone may seem like convenient novelties to some, for disabled individuals these can be essential to maintaining a safe, healthy, enjoyable home life. For example, a quadriplegic who cannot physically open theirContinue reading “The Potential of IoT Technologies for People with Disabilities”