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WPD 402: Nielsen: “The page fold still matters”, troubleshooting flexbox (8 quick tips), TCO in 6to5

  • News

    • The 6to5 transpiler adds support for ES6 tail call optimization, @………’s pull (disc. w/ screen)
  • Posts

    • Troubleshooting flexbox (8 quick tips), @………’s post (all the way down)
    • Quick guide: Hosting a static site with a custom domain on Github Pages, @………’s post
    • @………: Do not include fallback messages inside the <canvas> sub DOM, post
      • “HTML content inside the <canvas> element is available at all times to assistive technology users and keyboard users can operate links and controls and they are included in the default tab order.”
  • Info

    • W3C’s updated license permits including specification text in software and documentation, post
  • Demos

    • Accessible toggle-style checkbox styles, @………’s demo
    • An animated, full-screen navigation with floating menu items, @………’s post + demo
  • Opinion

    • Nielsen Norman Group: “The page fold still matters” (w/ quantitative studies), post
      • “Users do scroll, but only if what’s above the fold is promising enough. What is visible on the page without requiring any action is what encourages us to scroll.”

  • Other

    • A bare-bones live editor for React and JSX, @………’s page
    • 4 highlights from Mozilla’s recently discontinued Open Web Apps feedback forum, @………’s post
    • Node v0.12.0 (Stable) release notes, post
    • Avoid loading social share scripts (screen), use share URLs instead, @………’s post
    • Polyfill.io 1.2 adds Fetch, WeakMap, improved promises, shrinkwrapping, post w/ screen

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