• Flagging up inconsiderate writing in Microsoft Office using JavaScript

    December 20th, 2015

    Alex.js is a service to “Catch insensitive, inconsiderate writing” in text. You can try out Alex online. photo by Alex Eylar Whatever your stance on “too PC” is, it is a good idea to think about the words we use and what effect they can have on people. And when it is easy to avoid […]

    People on the Edge: Gaurav Seth

    December 7th, 2015

    In a new series of posts, I want to introduce the world to people I work with. People who work on the Microsoft Edge browser and related technologies. The faces and voices behind the product. Today we have an interview with Gaurav Seth (@gauravseth). Gaurav is a program manager on the Chakra JavaScript engine, which […]

    People on the Edge: Jonathan Sampson

    December 4th, 2015

    In a new series of posts, I want to introduce the world to people I work with. People who work on the Microsoft Edge browser and related technologies. The faces and voices behind the product. Today I’m starting with an interview with Jonathan Sampson (@jonathansampson). Jonathan spends a lot of time on the web and […]

    A quick reminder on how and why to use labels in forms to make them more accessible

    December 4th, 2015

    Yesterday the excellent Alice Boxhall of the Google Chrome team pointed out an annoying bug to me: Seen in the wild on https://wpdev.uservoice.com/forums/257854-microsoft-edge-developer … I agree @codepo8 It seems the UserVoice page of Microsoft Edge has a checkbox that is inaccessible to screen reader users. The reason is a wrong implementation of a label. So, here […]