With the Cache Maker club we're always looking for ways to make it easier for kids to interact with hardware. Traditionally, interacting with hardware meant learning assembly or if you picked the right platform you could write embedded C. Today things are different.
Here's Jamison flying a parrot drone using an xbox controller via node.js:...Continue Reading →
Here's my notes:
Even better: Notes on Hackpad
NOT the simpliest way to build things.
Ryan Florence presenting "Bringing the Web Back to the Blind".
Probably the biggest accessiblity resource on the web: webaim.org.
Use your headers for organization of content rather than for visual display. It helps blind users navigation through the content based on its importance.
Adding 'role="main"' provides a 'landmark' in the page that a screen reader can find. A blind user can use these landmarks to quickly navigate to specific sections of the page.
Html 5 includes a 'main' tag as well as others like 'article' that screen readers can use as landmarks.