Understanding the what, why, and how of logical focus order for accessibility.
Rachel Leggett, is an Ann Arbor-based front-end web developer, accessibility specialist, and knitwear designer. She spins some yarns about web development, web accessibility, and other tech topics in the DevYarns blog.
During October 2020, I participated in the Women Make Just F*ing Ship It Challenge to build and ship a project in one month. I built Start Designing Today, a collection of resources for aspiring knitting and crochet pattern designers. This is my recap post.
Automated testing can only catch about half of all accessibility issues. Adding manual testing to your workflow is key. Learn why and how to get started with keyboard and screen reader testing.
When to use a button instead of a link—and which type of button to choose—to create accessible interfaces.
My top tips for writing high-quality, accessible alt text that will actually help blind users.
Don't wait until you are an expert to give a talk. I think you should submit right now! Here's how I came up with my first conference talk without being an expert.
Learn how to pre-populate tweets with blog post information to make it easy for visitors to share your content on Twitter.
Your Gatsby blog probably has a blog post template. Let's break down the pieces and understand what they mean so we can extend it.
Learn how to use aria-label to make accessible emojis that screen reader users can understand.
How I actually learn things and don't forget everything immediately.