AccessibleJS • Jemima Abu • GOTO 2021

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This presentation was recorded at GOTOpia Chicago 2021. #GOTOcon #GOTOpia

Jemima Abu - Self-taught Developer, School-taught Engineer

Depending on how it’s used, JavaScript can either make or break the accessibility of a site. This talk aims to cover all the ways to ensure accessibility of a website that’s dependent on JavaScript.

Specific points to be addressed include:
• fallback methods for browsers
• avoiding obtrusive JavaScript
• proper display of callback text such as errors and confirmation messages
• handling user interactions
• ensuring easy navigation [...]

00:00 Intro
01:13 What is accessibility (a11y)?
08:05 Accessibility & JavaScript
09:15 Writing accessible JavaScript
09:22 1. Displaying content
13:16 2. Navigation
18:33 3. Interaction
19:45 Testing for accessibility
24:34 Resources & further reading
25:27 Outro

Download slides and read the full abstract here:

Regine M. Gilbert • Inclusive Design for a Digital World •
Ashley Firth • Practical Web Inclusion and Accessibility •
Laura Kalbag • Accessibility for Everyone •
Various Authors • Web Accessibility •
Katie Cunningham • Accessibility Handbook •
#AccessibleJS #JS #JavaScript #React #HTML #Accessibility #a11y #Navigation #Interaction #Content

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