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Here’s what I didn’t know about “color”

This is part 2 of my series Here’s what I didn’t know about… in which I try to learn new things about CSS. This time I'm trying to find out what I didn’t know about the color property.

Blogging is one of the best ways of learning

I can’t stress enough how important it is to blog if you want to become better at web development. You learn so much more by explaining something in your own words than by just reading and copying & pasting.

How many browsers do you know?

While testing a new feature recently, I realised that I don’t know too many browsers. I can list some, but I don‘t really know them like I know Firefox or Chrome. I want to change that, and I invite you to do the same.

Why 543 KB keep me up at night

The question how good good enough is and at which point a website is ready to go online is keeping me busy lately. The web is in bad shape and it’s because we’re making it too easy on ourselves. “It’s online and works in most browsers” is not enough - we have to be much more considerate of what we’re putting online.

One of my favourite accessibility testing tools: The Tab Key.

I’ve been 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.

Eines meiner Lieblingswerkzeuge für Barrierefreiheit-Checks: Die Tabulator-Taste.

Ich bin seit etwa einem Jahr angestellt und viele Dinge sind anders als bei meiner freiberuflichen Tätigkeit zuvor. Eine interessante Neuerung ist, dass ich regelmäßig die Zugänglichkeit von Tools Dritter bewerten muss. Dabei bleibt normalerweise keine Zeit für eine vollständige Prüfung, ich muss mir so schnell wie möglich einen guten Überblick über die Qualität eines Produkts verschaffen können.