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I personally disagree with people who disable JS and expect the web to continue working as expected, but one of the other downsides of using Canvas for such animations is that there is no good way of exposing that animation to screen readers. Some projects get around this by having an accessibility layer in DOM that overlays the Canvas which renders the actual animations (e.g. https://proxx.app/), but I imagine that a11y animated SVGs would be a better approach here (if they were easier to create).



> I personally disagree with people who disable JS and expect the web to continue working as expected

In a general sense, I agree with you.

But pages that are generally static, like a blog or news article, should still work.

I think it's completely reasonable that the animations in the linked article break with JS disabled. Could they have been done differently and had graceful degradation? Yeah, I suppose. But I think it's fine as-is.




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