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Sandbox CI/CD Environments for Everyone lmakarov Wed, 08/22/2018 - 17:26

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A little magic can take you a long way: A developer's accessibility journey jkhong Tue, 08/21/2018 - 19:07

Accessibility can be overwhelming and a little mysterious. Dive in and experience one developer’s story filled with lessons learned, and invaluable tools and tricks picked up along the way. You’ll walk away with the skills to better serve users, and an appreciation for the magic behind the curtain.

Getting Started With Nightwatch.js For Automated Testing daggerhart Tue, 08/21/2018 - 00:02

Nightwatch.js is an easy to use Node.js based End-to-End (E2E) testing solution for browser based apps and websites. Practically speaking, this means you can write JavaScript that will visit and test your website in various browsers. It does this by using the W3C WebDriver API to run an actual browser on your system and perform tasks on DOM elements.

Making Accessibility Audits Easy: Tips and Tricks For Auditing MichaelaBlackham Thu, 08/16/2018 - 16:34

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Just What We Do: A Holistic Approach to Accessibility & Compliance dbungard Thu, 08/02/2018 - 20:03

Walk away from this creatively practical, amusing, and down to earth look at Accessibility with a firm understanding of the Accessibility Life Cycle and the roles each of us plays in its success.

  • Better understand how Accessibility impacts all users

  • Learn the difference between WCAG 2.0 & 2.1 and see where 508 compliance fits in

  • Have a short list of common issues to help you set the stage with stakeholders

Introduction to Pragmatic Functional PHP bbujisic Sat, 07/21/2018 - 13:41

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Functional programming is a paradigm with origins in lambda calculus and the 1930's. Stack Overflow's developer surveys from both 2017 and 2018 show that the languages optimized for functional programming are low in popularity. However, the same survey recognizes that developers actually working in Elixir, Clojure, F#, and Haskell, actually love their languages much more than PHP or C developers.

So functional programming is unpopular but fun!

Deploy without Fear, Visual Regression Testing with Backstop.js is here! porkloin Wed, 07/18/2018 - 17:19

Deploying front-end changes can be scary – while you may have set out to make nothing more than a humble CSS change to the footer of a landing page, it's very easy for that new CSS rule to cascade (excuse the pun) out of control, impacting other regions or pages in ways you never intended.