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Issue 127

Happy New Year! A roundup of some articles from various web Advent calendars.

Rachel Andrew
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Issue 127

It's another week where finding new articles to publish has been a bit tricky. Unsurprising given this is the first working day back after the holiday for many people. I have however been catching up on reading some of the web "Advent Calendars" that ran over the past few weeks, and so many of the articles today are from that reading.

Yesterday I published a little roundup of my year - which featured a lot of CSS Grid! I'm now looking forward to everything that is to come in 2018. I hope that you are too.

Rachel Andrew, CSS Layout News

Intent to Ship: display:contents - Google Groups

We will soon have display: contents in Chrome, which makes it a good time to vote for the feature in Edge.


Accessibility Testing Tools for Desktop and Mobile Websites - 24 Accessibility

Paul J Adam demonstrates how to use automated and manual accessibility testing tools on desktop and mobile websites, covering five tools, the pros and cons of each tool, and describe the best features of each tool.

Adhesive action with position: sticky! — Day 21 — Digitpaint's Front-end Advent 2017

A demonstration and tutorial on `position: sticky'.

An Event Apart News: Extreme Design by Derek Featherstone—An Event Apart Video

This talk by Derek Featherstone explains how by creating a great experience for people with disabilities, we actually end up with better designs for everyone.

Auto-Sizing Columns in CSS Grid: `auto-fill` vs `auto-fit` | CSS-Tricks

Sara Soueidan writes about CSS Grid auto-fill and auto-fit.

Monitoring unused CSS by unleashing the raw power of the DevTools Protocol

The Challenge: Calculate the real percentage of unused CSS.

Color Contrast, Beyond the Basics - 24 Accessibility

Beth Raduenzel covers the official guidance on color contrast from WCAG, then goes over and beyond to cover aspects that truly consider the usability of situations where color contrast is important.


A creative design by Lynn Fisher

Resize your browser window to see the amazing detail that has gone into this design.

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