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Power to the People, Freedom for Your Code

taught by: Eric Eggert

Session Summary:

Coding for accessibility can be challenging: Which assistive technologies should I consider? What is their support for specific coding patterns? Developers often add supplementary code to their projects to control the behavior of assistive technologies like screen readers.

Description:

Coding for accessibility can be challenging: Which assistive technologies should I consider? What is their support for specific coding patterns? Developers often add supplementary code to their projects to control the behavior of assistive technologies like screen readers.

Eric Eggert shows how graceful degradation and progressive enhancement allow people to use their tools in a way they are comfortable with, while at the same time keeping your project’s code simple and easier to maintain.

Practical Skills:

Allow people to use their tools in a way they are comfortable with, while at the same time keeping your project’s code simple and easier to maintain.