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We start off the week with news on Firefox’s upcoming accessibility inspector tool, which is being created to give developers more information about the way their DOM is processed by an accessibility engine. This should be a great additional resource for improving accessibility and reinforcing universal design. From there, a whole other school of thought, looking at how our current approach to JavaScript is dangerous, and why we need to pursue something else. What might that look like? There are some examples, but the it’s more about the conversation and talking about improvements, than specific prescriptions. Editorial design is an interesting concept that gets some time in the roundup. Print and web layouts have always been in a love/hate relationship, and what the CSS Grid can do for both is something good for a minute of discussion. From there, we share some strategy advice for Jared Spool, then we round out the week with yet another dive into the dark pattern pool.

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