What is a Numeronym?

If you’ve been on the web for a while, you may have seen words like a11y, i18n, and l10n used. These are called numeronyms. A numeronym is a number-based word, a type of abbreviation. The numeronyms a11y, i18n, and l10n represent the words accessibility, internationalization, and localization respectively. They are used when space is limited … Read more » What is a Numeronym?

Pet Peeve: Alt Tags

When accessibility comes up, people talk about “alt tags”. There is no ‘alt tag’. We need to use the right words.

Fibonacci Layout

I was thinking about the Fibonacci Sequence. If you don’t remember math class, it’s where the addition two numbers create the next number in the sequence. 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21, 34 What if you could apply it to a web design layout? If you think of the Fibonacci sequence as relative … Read more » Fibonacci Layout