Recent articles in web development (page 2 of 6)
Jan 11, 2023
My new site design makes heavy use of horizontal scrolling on the home page, with scrollbars hidden. Horizontal scrolling can be accessible, but it takes some work to make it so. This article covers accessibility for keyboard and screen reader users, and users whose pointing devices simply don't support horizontal scrolling! It also breaks down several usability features I added to create a better experience than the native scrollbars they replace.
May 10, 2022
Web Directions Hover 2022 Day 2 notes
These are the live notes I took from Day 2 of the Web Directions Hover 2022 conference for our team internally at Culture Amp.
May 2, 2022
Web Directions Hover 2022 Day 1 notes
These are the live notes I took from Day 1 of the Web Directions Hover 2022 conference for our team internally at Culture Amp.
Apr 26, 2022
How to test for screen reader accessibility with VoiceOver on your Mac
Every Mac has a screen reader built in, called VoiceOver. This article describes how you can use it to test the web application user interfaces you build!
Jan 14, 2022
Micro Front Ends, Strategy, and Blueberry Muffins
As the director of Culture Amp's large-and-growing front end engineering practice, my biggest challenge in the past year was to communicate a coherent strategy that those 60+ engineers could understand and get behind. The solution was blueberry muffins. 🫐