As an English literature graduate, I have always associated old, leather-bound books with great works of fiction. But when I…Read more on 50 years on: are our digital releases more user-friendly than their print predecessors?
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In the world of web content, there’s a common misconception that accessibility refers to people with specific needs, like those who use screen readers or other…Read more on Making hyperlinks better
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TL; DR? Our scrollytelling articles are built with Svelte, Layer Cake and Mapbox GL JS (v1). You can view our…Read more on How we build scrollytelling articles
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