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Elizabeth Schafer

Hi! I'm a senior front-end engineer and accessibility advocate. I like making websites that don't exclude people.

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Developers using Macbooks, have you made the Touch Bar useful?

Nope, I'm almost 3 years into it and have been waiting this...

What Front-End Developer Skills Should You Focus on Leading Into 2020?

Awesome! I was just in the process of editing my comment to...

What Front-End Developer Skills Should You Focus on Leading Into 2020?

What would you expect from a "vacation mode" feature on DEV?

I'm a little confused about what problem people are trying ...

Tips to promote side projects?

Like others mentioned it'd be helpful if you wrote about it...

Create custom keyboard accessible radio buttons

I love the suggestions to keep the native radio buttons vis...

Create custom keyboard accessible radio buttons

One reason to do it this way is that explicit labels (input...

Designing button focus states for better usability

Thought you might be interested in this because focus style...

Designing button focus states for better usability

Yes, great points! I actually made a similar comment recent...

Using a custom hook to make form creation a breeze

Hi - thanks for sharing! This is a great walkthrough, but t...

Design Systems (Part II: Design Language)

This is great, thanks for writing this up!

Should we form a labor union?

ACM and IEEE have adopted a code of ethics for software eng...

Should we form a labor union?

Great question! I don't have an answer, but have been wonderi...

A11y Lessons I Learned when Starting a Podcast

Thanks for including the adjustable playback rate! I'm used...

Twitter's new UI

I really like that when you open a thread it's just on a ne...

Documenting React Components With Storybook

I love Storybook! It's so much easier building and testing ...

A new (and easy) way to hide content accessibly

I thought of an example: sometimes websites will show a pro...

A Starting Point for Writing Technical Blog Posts

That's a really good point. Listing prerequisites before th...

A new (and easy) way to hide content accessibly

Great question! I think this is generally pretty uncommon, ...

A Starting Point for Writing Technical Blog Posts

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Comebacks for Five (Wrong) Arguments Against Accessibility

Yup, totally agree. I actually do like highlighting all the...

Comebacks for Five (Wrong) Arguments Against Accessibility

Thanks for writing this up, this is great. It's so infuria...

"currentColor", the first CSS variable

Thanks for writing this up, this is really interesting! I l...

A Starting Point for Writing Technical Blog Posts

Yup! The same thing happens when I get stuck on some code a...

A Starting Point for Writing Technical Blog Posts

Definitely! That reminds me, I also like to include a list ...

How do you stay motivated for the entirety of your project?

I have the same problem, and it's a constant struggle for m...

Formatting dates with JavaScript

This is great, thanks for sharing! It's easy to reach for a...

Designing button focus states for better usability

Please do! I've seen :focus-visible in passing, but haven't...

Exploring Accessibility CLI tools

I really like how you included the setbacks you ran into al...

Designing button focus states for better usability

I agree — it seems much easier to follow focus when the sty...

Designing button focus states for better usability

Thanks, Lindsey! Your posts have been a great example to fo...

Live notetaking as I learn Spark

I love the format of this post! This is such a great idea, ...

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