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Archive for the ‘Color (science)’ Category

Great tool: the Toptal Colorblind Web Page Filter

Posted by jpluimers on 2020/08/06

Colorblind Web Page Filter

Colorblind Web Page Filter

A great tool I found out about a while ago [] Toptal Color Blind Filter.

It shows the original web page and the rendering for various types of color blindness:

  • protan -> Protanopia: red/green color blindness; anomalous red cones
  • deutan -> Deutanopia: red/green color blindness; anomalous green cones
  • tritan -> Tritanopia: blue/yellow color blindness; anomalous blue cones
  • grey -> Greyscale/achromatopsia: quick check for all forms of colorblindness

Because of a comment at [WayBack] Forums… – JWP – Google+, I used Toptal to notify Uptime robot that their status pages are hard for color blind people: [WayBackJeroen Pluimers on Twitter: “Some color blind people indicated to me that @uptimerobot status pages are hard for them to read. Examples are for @EmbarcaderoTech as they have subdomains being offline often: …”, so lets look at how people with various types of color blindness see :

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Posted in *nix, Color (science), Color (software development), Development, Monitoring, Power User, science, Software Development, Uptimerobot, Usability, User Experience (ux), Web Development | Leave a Comment »

Practical Color Theory for People Who Code

Posted by jpluimers on 2018/06/18

Recommented reading and playing: [Archive.isPractical Color Theory for People Who Code which is not just about the colour wheel, but also about:

  • desaturation
  • mixing
  • contrast for tints and shades

Oh: don’t forge the “Party Mode” (:




Posted in Color (science), Color (software development), Development, LifeHacker, Power User, science, Software Development, UI Design | Leave a Comment »

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