Media queries are what make modern responsive design possible. With them you can set different styling based on things like a users screen size, device capabilities or user preferences. But how do they work, which ones are there and which ones should you use?
At Halfstack Conf in May I gave a presentation on what I think responsive design should be about in 2020 and what it will be about going forward: responding not just to static device properties like width and height but also to user preferences like preferring dark mode or reduced motion. The recording of it is out now, check it here:
Accessibility is not like drowning. I mean it obviously isn’t, but let me explain why I’m comparing the two. Today is Global Accessibility Awareness Day, and there’s something I want to talk about.
An unknown unknown is something you don’t know you don’t know. When you’re just starting out with web development there are many unknown unknowns. You don’t know enough about what’s possible to know what the right way to do things is. Accessibility is one of them.