Link: Ethan Marcotte “On Container Queries”

Ethan Marcotte, coiner of the term “Responsive Design“, weighs in on the need of container queries.

I hope that Ethan lending his prominent voice will revive interest in this topic, and get some movement on getting browser vendors to sign on. There was a lot of interest in the topic a little while ago – including a great A List Apart article by Mat Marquis. However, it doesn’t seem like much has happened since.

It’s 2017 – let’s get this ball rolling!

Link: CSS Writing Modes

This article on 24 Ways by Jen Simmons is being linked to a lot these days, for good reason.

I had no idea about so much of this. It’s a whole new world of layout thinking out there.

Link: Demuxed Podcast: Accessibility For The Future

This was pointed to me by a coworker – it’s an episode of the Demuxed Podcast, which deals with issues around video engineering.

They delve into the issues around accessibility specifically when it comes to video. I didn’t know the history of competing standards when it comes to captioning files, so that was interesting.

There is also some good “why you should care about accessibility” content in here as well. Give it a listen!