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Improving demo examples for my upcomming accessibility talk - now with interactive annotations 💡

Check the of any page by running "npx evaluatory example.com"

Evaluatory is basically an axe-core wrapper, but a) it runs all checks at multiple breakpoints and b) it provides a visual HTML results page.

github.com/darekkay/evaluatory

A new short post about using and enforcing LF line endings in Git repositories on Windows: darekkay.com/blog/windows-lf-l

I didn't know "Young Professional" is a thing in job ads. Sounds like "we're looking for a senior developer, but we're only paying junior rates".

Okay, so do I click the button to turn "Auto Forward" on or off? Toggle buttons without a clear on/off state are confusing your users (the white color is just the hover state)

I've been using Feedly as my RSS reader for the last 7 years. It's still a great tool, but after trying out Inoreader for a week, I'm sold: a more generous free tier, cheaper premium tiers and more power user features. inoreader.com/alternative-to-f

Testing minimum, avarage and maximum values for my upcoming Twitter dashboard widget 💡

So this is how a rather minor Hacker News exposure (15 points) looks like on the server:

A low text contrast often means a bad user experience. Here's an approach for designing and structuring color palettes so that we can prevent contrast ratio issues before they arise.

darekkay.com/blog/accessible-c

I didn't expect thousands of downloads for my 6-year-old just for fun plugin, let alone people creating pull requests 💖

But here we are: you can now get "valuable" commit messages through proxy connections: plugins.jetbrains.com/plugin/7

Today I've released a tool for creating accessible color palettes: github.com/darekkay/a11y-contr

I'll share a blog post soon 😊

I finally took my next steps by adding h-card and h-entry to my blog. I'll tackle webmentions next 🤓

I would really like to learn about all the benefits, but the low contrast ratio makes it barely readable

When you're choosing a UI framework for your next project, remember to check its out-of-the-box accessibility

darekkay.com/blog/accessible-u

I've joined the Profile README club and automated the process to display my latest blog posts 🎉 Here's a short write-up 👇️

darekkay.com/blog/github-profi

🌈 Quick Tip: When you press the "Edit → Cut" shortcut without selecting anything, the whole line will be cut (works at least in and IDEs)

1. Google claims to have found "Mobile Usability issues" on my site
2. Checking the Search Console - no issues found
3. Trigger a new validation without changing a thing
4. Now suddenly there are no issues 🤷🏻

Just spreading some love for Functional at my local Software Craftmanship Community 😊

🌈 Quick Tip: In Firefox, you can "Shift + Right Click" to bypass a custom or disabled context menu. Try it out yourself: codepen.io/darekkay/pen/rNxxwz

Mastodon, Fediverse, IndieWeb — It's finally time for me to dive into the open web ideas 🌎️ Let's start the journey with a Mastodon profile 🙂

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