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Friday 5: Tips for better UX on Right To Left Language sites

TIGF! Thanks for watching Episode 20 of The Mediacurrent Friday 5.

This week Sr Front End Developer, Eric Huffman joins me to give 5 Tips for Better User Experience in Right To Left Language sites.

He provides insight into best practices of bidirectionality, how to identify and test bidirectional requirements, how to adjust floats, positioning and text alignment, and more!

As always, if you have a topic that you'd like to learn more about, feel free to send us your thoughts to Friday5@mediacurrent.com. Have a great weekend and we'll see you in a couple of weeks for Episode 21!

Additional Resources:

Usability section of Google’s Material Design system
Building RTL-aware Web Apps & Websites blog series
Manage RTL CSS with Sass and Grunt by Ahmad Ajmi
Multilingual Translation in Drupal | Mediacurrent eBook

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Meet team member, Markie Casias

Mark brings a fifteen year programming background and six years of Drupal experience to his role as Senior Drupal Developer at Mediacurrent. Highly involved in his local web community, Mark runs the ABQ Webgeeks Group and started the Albuquerque Drupal Users group.

A former radio personality, Mark switched careers to become a programmer when he realized he could have a fun job and eat. (No seriously, kids, radio pays horribly). But as a nod to his days as in radio, Mark hosts the bi-weekly Mediacurrent Dropcast show and the Friday 5 video seriesPrior to Mediacurrent, Mark first dove into Drupal to convert dreamincode.net to a better CMS than it had. Through that he was sent to Do It With Drupal in New Orleans, where he met the great people of the community. From that point, he was hooked. 

Mark resides in Albuquerque, New Mexico. When not in front of the computer, he enjoys playing hockey, tennis, and a good craft beer- not necessarily in that order.

 

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