We recently had a situation using jest-axe in tests, where the landmarks feature wasn't work as expected. This helped me verify why we shouldn't rely solely on automated tools, never mind how good they are.
When I was younger, I studied a form of Cognitive Behavioural therapy called Counselling. I studied for over 2 years but never took it up as a career. Even so, there are some valuable lessons that continue to help me in my web development career. Here are four of them.
I've been keenly interested in a specific subset of CMSes since about 2 years ago, when it became clear that Zopa would soon need to invest in one, and that I would be involved in choosing something that would be a good fit for the company. This post is a roundup of some of the great products available, and is the result of some of the research and proofs-of-concept I have made.
Websites are great tools for communication, but it's remarkably easy to take them offline. For those organisations in which there's a huge financial investment and thousands — perhaps millions - of customers, reliability is a huge concern. The strategies and tools we are looking at here cover both prevention and resolution of problems that could occur to any website.
Many of us dream someday of freelancing and living a ... less restrictive? ... lifestyle. But is it truly the best option? I freelanced for 7 years before the Credit Crunch killed my business. Looking back, here are a few of the questions I've been asked about freelancing.
WordPress has long been the de facto publishing platform for the web. But many developers are hearing more about the JAMStack. Here's why I switched, and my take on where I think things are going to go from here.
A significant part of our jobs as developers is explaining technical things to people who don't have the same technical knowledge. How do we help someone to make a decision that involves technical understanding?