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Accessible Twitter CSUN Tweetup 2010


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Lightening presentation by Dennis Lembree, creator of Accessible Twitter, at CSUN 2010 Tweetup in San Diego, California.

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Accessible Twitter CSUN Tweetup 2010

  1. 1. CSUN Tweetup March 24, 2010 Dennis Lembrée
  2. 2. All links are keyboard accessible (also clear focus state, text links underlined)
  3. 3. Optimal use of HTML headings (and ARIA landmark roles)
  4. 4. Simple, consistent layout and navigation (+usability)
  5. 5. Works without JavaScript (progressive enhancement)
  6. 6. Code is valid, semantic, light (separation of content, style and behavior)
  7. 7. Benefits?
  8. 8. Works well with: <ul><ul><li>Desktop browsers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Screen readers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Braille output devices </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Text-only browsers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Low-band connections </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Low resolution monitors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mobile devices </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Kindle </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Just found a Great accessible Twitter client ... it is really easy with a Braille Display to use. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>@TheBrailler </li></ul>Quote
  10. 10. <ul><li>@AccessibleTwitr also nice to access your site from the iPhone with VO </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>@mishu70 </li></ul>Quote
  11. 11. <ul><li>Twitter became more difficult to navigate with my Screen Reader. It's better with Accessible Twitter, so I'm keeping up now! </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>@laurel_jean </li></ul>Quote
  12. 12. <ul><li>@AccessibleTwitr You can easily navigate by several methods; skip links, form fields, headings. Very effective with a screen reader. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>@reidarb </li></ul>Quote
  13. 13. <ul><li>I use [Accessible Twitter] on my Kindle. It works better with the Kindle's bare-minimum browser. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>@sarahebourne </li></ul><ul><li>more </li></ul>Quote
  14. 14. End.