📝 New blog post: "Creating a banking web app with accessibility in mind". An interview with Hugo Giraudel about their work, best practices, sources of advice and accessibility advocacy at online bank N26 https://marcus.io/blog/interview-with-hugo-giraudel-of-n26 #a11y #reactjs
📝 New blog post: Let's start building #accessibleapp - but take the time for some architectural thoughts first https://marcus.io/blog/a11y-app-lets-start-building #a11y #VueJS
An acessible and inclusive vue-switch-button component that is actually a button[role="switch"], not a checkbox: https://github.com/marcus-herrmann/vue-switch-button (Background: https://inclusive-components.design/toggle-button/)
@aral Have you seen this? https://twitter.com/SDullien/status/1061199407402680321
#EuropeanAccessibilityAct has made a huge step forward to implementation in the last days. Read WebDevLaw's twitter thread (https://twitter.com/WebDevLaw/status/1062283580548751360) how it affects the brexiting UK, and check out http://www.europarl.europa.eu/news/en/press-room/20181108IPR18560/european-accessibility-act-parliament-and-council-negotiators-strike-a-deal to learn slightly more (an informational microsite on the #EAA from yours truly is being prepared)
Obvious #a11y statement of the day: The fact that other apps might not be accessible is not a justification for *your* app not to be accessible. Rather, it’s a space for you to set yourself apart, innovate and gain users!
Finally finished my two blog posts on why I’m weaning myself away from Twitter in favour of Mastodon:
What’s wrong with Twitter?
What is Mastodon and why should I use it?
Protip: Fire up #FirefoxNightly and check your SSL certificates. Just visited the German website of Kellogg's (because of a dumb joke) and learned that they use a Symantec Cert which isn't trusted anymore by Firefox > 62 it seems:
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