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Styling input placeholder text seems like something that should be pretty simple and straightforward, but there are a couple of gotchas to be aware of. To style placeholder text for different browsers, you'll need to use different pseudo classes.
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Today I worked on improving the accessibility of the travel budget planning React app I have been building. There are two main pages in the app that I am using to demonstrate the issues and changes. This is not a comprehensive list of issues you may run into, but if any of these apply to your current or future project, I hope this post will be helpful.
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This past weekend I spent hours building a travel budget planner app in React and Node and deploying to Heroku, and learned a lot in the process. These are some of the lessons I learned that may be helpful to my future selft or to others undertaking such an end-to-end task for the first time.
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A career in this field is made up of many days like this -- where finding a bug is where the challenge lies, not the fix itself. The fix was simple but the real work was in finding it.
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It always seems to me that there is this antagonistic relationship between employers and employees: employers want to deliver less and get more out of their workers, and well, employees want more than they are getting, especially when they have other options. If there are so many advantages to employee retention, why do companies skimp on fixing the issues on their end instead of blaming the workforce?
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There are a lot of thoughts out there on how data tables should, or could, be handled to work responsively across mobile devices. I needed something simple that could be applied to most tables throughout the site and be done with it. No new development should have to be done after the initial development, making it easy for authors to make their tables responsive in the CMS.