Christian Heilmann

Sharing data between CSS and JavaScript using custom properties

February 8th, 2021

One of the big battles we see in the web development world is still CSS vs. JavaScript. Both have their merits, their own syntax and ideas and it can be tough to get your head around them. This is why I love that we have ways to make the two communicate and use each for […]

HTML and CSS still isn’t about painting with code

January 21st, 2021

The other day I had a friend come to my place with the request to “learn HTML and how web sites work”. We spent a few hours playing with the topic and she got excited and quite far into it. The whole thing reminded me about a real problem when it comes to teaching people […]

Seven ways to test for accessibility of your web site with browser Developer Tools

January 11th, 2021

There are lots of ways to test your web site for accessibility issues. Services, software packages, even human testing companies. They all have their place and often a test with real people is the best thing to do. However, for a quick, preliminary test you don’t need to install anything or pay for a service. […]