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Garage48 accessibility talk 261114

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A short talk on accessible web design at the pre-event of Garage48 Tallinn 2014.

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Garage48 accessibility talk 261114

  1. 1. Inclusive development: some notes Kaido Kikkas Associate professor Estonian IT College / Tallinn University Garage48, November 2014
  2. 2. Why? ● The website that nobody can access has no point at all ● The website that 10% of audience cannot access has 10% less point than it should ● (plus, Mom told that we all should play nice!)
  3. 3. Who? ● People with different disabilities – Visual impairments – Mobility/coordination impairments – Hearing impairments – Cognitive impairments ● The axiom of accessibility – things that are created accessible are friendly overall
  4. 4. How? ● Follow the standards (W3C) ● Responsive web design ● Accessibility considerations – http://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG20/ – WAI ARIA (see text and links at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WAI-ARIA)
  5. 5. With what? ● W3C validator (http://validator.w3.org) ● WAVE (http://wave.webaim.org/) – Toolbar (http://wave.webaim.org/toolbar/) ● Google Chrome Accessibility Developer Tools (A Damn Long URL in Chrome Apps) ● Text-based browsers (Lynx etc) ● ...
  6. 6. Good luck! These slides @ Slideshare: http://www.slideshare.net/UncleOwl Inquiries/questions: kakk@kakupesa.net
  7. 7. Good luck! These slides @ Slideshare: http://www.slideshare.net/UncleOwl Inquiries/questions: kakk@kakupesa.net

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