ACE: the Accessible Colour Evaluator

ACE: A Colour Palette Design Tool for Balancing Aesthetics and Accessibility
Journal: ACM Transactions on Accessible Computing, January 2017
By Garreth W. Tigwell, David R. Flatla, and Neil D. Archibald

This websites contains a web development tool, which can be found under the heading Palette. The purpose of the tool is to assist web designers and developers in selecting a range of colours to use on a website and quickly reveal which pairs will pass or fail at the three different WCAG 2.0 contrast ratio values.

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A List Apart – Illustration by Dougal MacPherson

From URL to Interactive

A List Apart

“When we think about it, our whole industry depends on our faith in a handful of “black boxes” few of us fully understand: browsers. We hand over our HTML, CSS, JavaScript, cross our fingers, and hope they render the experience we have in our heads. But knowing how they work can really get you out of a jam when things go wrong. That’s why we’ve assembled a handful of incredibly knowledgeable authors to take us under the hood in this four-part series. Join us on this trip across the web, into the often foggy valley between code and experience.”

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Office Ipsum

Office Ipsum

What you see is what you get. Great stuff to fill that space as you build out that website with filler text, and have some fun with it…

Shotgun approach we want to see more charts for knowledge process outsourcing and we’ve got to manage that low hanging fruit organic growth.

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WCAG 2.1 Web Content Accessibility Guidelines

Web Accessibility Initiative

The World Wide Web Consortium’s (W3C) commitment to lead the Web to its full potential includes promoting a high degree of usability for people with disabilities. The Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) is an initiative of the W3C.

WAI develops its work through W3C’s consensus-based process, involving different stakeholders in Web accessibility. These include industry, disability organizations, government, accessibility research organizations, and more.

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Learning Web Design

Learning Web Design

Can it be more retro just do what you think. I trust you anyway, you are the designer, you know what to do. Do less with more. We exceed the clients’ expectations just do what you think. I trust you, and just do what you think. I trust you, the website doesn’t have the theme i was going for yet im not sure, try something else can you make the logo bigger yes bigger bigger still the logo is too big can you rework to make the pizza look more delicious.

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Adding Custom Code

Adding Custom Code

One of the things that you can do to customize your website is to add custom code. This resource will provide you with information you need to get started. If you are not comfortable with HTML, CSS and/or JavaScript coding then take a look at a couple of the other resources I’ve listed: Learning Web Design (book) and W3Schools.com which provides a wealth of info on those forms of coding.

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W3Schools.com

W3Schools

“The World’s Largest Web Developer Site.”

Highlights include: Browser Statistics, Color Converter, HTML Color Picker & W3Schools Online Web Tutorials featuring tutorials on HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Server Side, Web Building, XML, SQL, PHP, jQuery, Python, Bootstrap & W3.CSS.

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O'Reilly

O’Reilly Media – Titles for Web Design

“O’Reilly Media (formerly O’Reilly & Associates) is an American media company established by Tim O’Reilly that publishes books and Web sites and produces conferences on computer technology topics. Their distinctive brand features a woodcut of an animal on many of their book covers.”
– Wikipedia

Featuring 6 titles for Web Design.

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A List Apart

A List Apart

For People Who Make Websites

A List Apart (ISSN: 1534-0295) explores the design, development, and meaning of web content, with a special focus on web standards and best practices.

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DuckDuckGo

Duck Duck Go – Search Engine

“We’re setting the new standard of trust online, empowering people to take control of their information. Search privately. What you search for is your own business. Switch to the search engine that doesn’t track you.”

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