I’m employed for about a year now and many things are different compared to being a freelancer. One interesting thing in my specific situation is that I have to evaluate the accessibility of third-party tools regularly. Usually there’s no time for a full audit, I have to gain a good overview of the quality of a product as quickly as possible.
It’s 7:25 a.m. and I’ve already learned so much. Actually, I just wanted to write a few paragraphs for an article about accessibility in CSS before I go to work, but I got caught up reading about animation on the web and vestibular disorders.
At the CSS-in-Vienna meet-up last week Ulrich told me that starting with Chrome 79 it's possible to define a string value for the list-style-type property. I was surprised because I thought ::marker was supposed to solve that. That's why I did some research, here's what I learned.
Recently, it feels like I see a property, a property value or a selector I haven’t heard about pop up every day. Often these things I learn aren’t even that new, which makes me wonder how much I don’t know about CSS.
I built a quite complicated component in HTML and CSS last week and I was happy with the result. After testing in different browsers and operating systems, I realised that I had to rewrite the whole thing because I didn’t consider that by default scroll bars don’t take up space on macOS, but on Windows they do. I tweeted about a similar issue about a year ago, but it seems that I didn’t take my own advice, so here’s a reminder for you and me.