Not sure what accessibility changes will have the most benefit to your existing software? Are you in the build process and need to make sure accessibility has been appropriately considered? Use this checklist as a starting point.
I gotta say: this week’s finds are some of the best yet. I try to find a combination of interesting, aesthetic and useful finds for you guys, and there were a lot of releases this week that met that bill. We have a new, beautiful small book on typography, an image placeholder service for you web designers out there, a Google cheat sheet to improve your search results, a beautiful new font from the makers of Gotham (Hoefler & Frere-Jones), and 6 useful online CSS3 tools. Enjoy!
Found via swissmiss (as are the following two), this self-proclaimed “field guide to typography” is free to download, and $15 to print off of Lulu. Great layout, great information, and definitely worth picking up.
I covered a similar image generating service back in Volume 4 of Found Fridays (which, might I add, features an awesome watch I still want), but if that didn’t tickle your fancy, maybe Placehold.it will. A super simple way to throw in a placeholder image when developing a website.
Google’s search engine is still the most widely used – by far – but not everyone knows all the various techniques you can use to improve your search results. Including me. Behold: a Google cheat sheet!
H&FJ make some of my absolute favorite typefaces. Forza might join that list (although I have yet to purchase it). Check it out; it’s gorgeous.
You could write all this newfangled CSS3 code yourself… or you could use these free, handy generators to do it for you. It’s your call.