Now forevermore, the spell checker won’t catch that misspelled word. Fear not, you can fix it.… Read article “Clearing Accidentally “Learned” Words from macOS Dictionary”
“Tate-Yoko Web Award” is an award given to those who are willing to challenge the web typography of the next generation by designing and utilizing new typesetting standards in the latest CSS codings.
In macOS, users have the ability to set when they want to see scrollbars in windows. This affects all windows in the operating system, including in web browsers. They have three choices:
What’s on the page today actually isn’t that important, even though it’s better in many ways, the key is that it’s changing again, the stone has been unstuck and can now keep rolling.
Form validation in Safari has long been a bummer. It didn’t even stop the … Read article “[WebKit now has] HTML Interactive Form Validation”
So far they’ve tested really well. In research, people of all confidence levels are clicking these controls quickly and easily.
I love that these occupy a special place on the “Should I draw this in CSS?” curve. Things like simple shapes are definitely on the “yes” side of the curve. Then there’s a large valley where things get a little too impractical to draw that way, and using some other image format (e.g. SVG) makes way more sense.
Foldable phones are starting to be a thing. Early days, for sure, but some are already shipping, and they definitely have web browsers on them. Stands to reason that, as web designers, we are going to want to know where that fold is so we can design screens that fit onto the top half and bottom half… or left half and right half¹. … Read article “CSS Foldable Display Polyfill”
This talk by Marcin Wichary is — beyond both enthusiastic and outstanding — all about the complexity of UI design, typography, and the lengths his team at Figma has gone to make sure that doing something as simple as selecting a font from a dropdown does what you expect it to. … Read article “I Pressed ?B. You Wouldn’t Believe What Happened Next”