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UX Optimizations For Keyboard-Only And Assistive Technology Users — Smashing Magazine

Accessibility forces you to see and think about your application beyond the typical sighted, mouse-based user experience. In this article, we’ll dig into some specific, practical examples.

Source: UX Optimizations For Keyboard-Only And Assistive Technology Users — Smashing Magazine

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Why Lime-Yellow Fire Trucks Are Safer Than Red

It’s hard to move away from tradition, but sometimes for the sake of accessibility, and in this case safety, some design traditions need to be phased out.

Human factors and ergonomics researchers have found that bright yellow vehicles are less likely to be involved in accidents.

Source: Why Lime-Yellow Fire Trucks Are Safer Than Red

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Color Oracle

You can finally walk in colour-blind person’s shoes with this tool.

Color Oracle is a free color blindness simulator for Window, Mac and Linux. It takes the guesswork out of designing for color blindness by showing you in real time what people with common color vision impairments will see.

Source: Color Oracle