Do you have a plan for new Data Privacy Laws?

What are data privacy laws? Data privacy laws prohibit the misuse of information that is gathered about individuals. Laws may vary by country, but if your business extends into other countries, you can potentially be taken to task for some of their regulations. For example, if you’re a US…

Feeling Safe in an Unsafe World.

The paleolithic era was fraught with peril. It was nothing personal, but everything was seemingly trying to kill us. Our ancestors realized that living together created a circle of safety, and from these social groups trust evolved. A group of hunter-gatherers could sleep at night knowing that someone else within…

Aria Roles - Enhancing Functionality of Windows Touch Devices

I was recently presented with a bug titled: Unable to hover on a menu item by tapping it. This is something that all Front End Developers have come across, and usually the problem remedies itself by following best practices for touch devices. Giving touch targets ample space for users to…

Cheating the new Google "Mobile-Friendly" tag

On November 18th Google unveiled their new "Mobile-Friendly" tag. I immediately took interest. Anything to help users get to the content that they need quicker is great in my book. I immediately ran a couple of the sites I have most recently worked on through the analyzer. The algorithm that…

Query your Current Media Query with Javascript and pseudo elements

You can check out an example of this in action here. One of the issues that my colleagues have run into was how to run different bits of javascript at different screen sizes. There are a couple ways to do it and some of the most common ways are to…