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The works and workings of Heydon, a designer and writer.

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  1. Responses To The Screen Reader Strategy Survey

    In September of last year, I decided I wanted to hear stories about how screen reader users access The Web. I suspected, as a sighted web user, I made a…

  2. Progressive Enhancement Makes Me Sad

    There’s been a lot of talk lately in favour of progressive enhancement and ‘universal’ (isomorphic) applications. Apparently, server rendering increases performance, robustness, and the parsability and interoperability of content. I…

  3. Look At This Shitty Tweet Button

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  4. Developer Fallacies

    From time to time, web and software developers will use bad arguments to justify their choice of technologies, workflows or org structures, or to disparage others’ differing choices. I see…

  5. Flexbox Grid Finesse

    (This post was originally published on Medium, put has a permanent home here.) Flexbox—not to be confused with Sex Box, the British TV show wherein Mariella Frostrup interviews people who’ve…

  6. Screen Reader Strategy Survey

    They say accessibility is about people. Inaccessibility is about people too, of course. In either case, it’s people — flesh-and-blood, living, breathing people — that interfaces are built to cater…