February 12, 2018
A few years ago, I wrote about my experiences on developing a Bootstrap version 3 project to be fully accessible for people with disabilities. This focussed mostly on how accessible it is in terms of front-end design. (It didn’t cover accessibility in terms of screen readers, as that’s a whole other story.)
October 2, 2017
The breadth and depth of knowledge to absorb in the web performance space is ridiculous. At a minimum, I’m discovering something new nearly every week. Case in point: The Save-Data header, which I discovered via a Google Developers article by Ilya Grigorik.
If you’re looking for the tl;dr version of how Sav...
July 4, 2017
June 29, 2017
Over the last few articles in this series, we’ve learned how to use a handful of input types and validation attributes to natively validate forms.
We’ve learned how to use the Constraint Validation API to enhance the native browser validation process for a better overall user experience. And we wrote a poly...
June 28, 2017
In the last article in this series, we built a lightweight script (6kb, 2.7kb minified) using the Validity State API to enhance the native form validation experience. It works in all modern browsers and provides support IE support back to IE10. But, there are some browser gotchas.
Not every browser supports every Valid...
June 27, 2017
In my last article, I showed you how to use native browser form validation through a combination of semantic input types (for example, <input type="email">) and validation attributes (such as required and pattern).
While incredibly easy and super lightweight, this approach does have a few shortcomings.
You can s...
June 26, 2017
May 4, 2017
This little Twitter exchange has stuck in my mind quite a bit.
1997: Let’s make a website!*fires up vi*
2007: Let’s make a website!*downloads jQuery**fires up vi*
2017: Let’s make a website!😵 pic.twitter.com/RT4VVnJjNS
— Thomas Fuchs (@thomasfuchs) February 22, 2017
Cut the crap. Websites in 20...
November 30, 2016
I don’t have any UX research to cite, but anecdotally, I like it when inputs that expect data in a specific format us an input mask. I thought I’d just line up a few demos for really easy reference.
Robin Herbots’s (jQuery) Inputmask
This is an actively maintained plugin.
See the Pen jQuery Input Ma...