AccessibleJS • Jemima Abu • GOTO 2021

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This presentation was recorded at GOTOpia Chicago 2021. #GOTOcon #GOTOpia
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Jemima Abu - Self-taught Developer, School-taught Engineer

ABSTRACT
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 [...]

TIMECODES
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:
https://gotochgo.com/2021/sessions/1748/accessiblejs

RECOMMENDED BOOKS
Regine M. Gilbert • Inclusive Design for a Digital World • https://amzn.to/3AUDGOx
Ashley Firth • Practical Web Inclusion and Accessibility • https://amzn.to/3igemvb
Laura Kalbag • Accessibility for Everyone • https://amzn.to/3mcxsUb
Various Authors • Web Accessibility • https://amzn.to/3uo6H2x
Katie Cunningham • Accessibility Handbook • https://amzn.to/3zQvKwx

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