My talk is about how you can use front-end code to make your site more accessible to people with disabilities. You'll learn about how browsers talk to assistive technologies and how to build more accessible forms, tables and rich text content.
- Our apps need to be accessible
- Good markup (HTML) makes a huge difference, it gives us a lot of accessibility for free
- Always consider which names, roles and states your markup conveys
I am freelance web developer and accessibility specialist, working with organizations like W3C, Mozilla and the Dutch government to create fast, usable and accessible experiences for their end users. As a volunteer, I was previously involved with Fronteers, the professional association and front-end conference in The Netherlands, organizing meet-ups, workshops and conferences. I blog on hidde.blog. You can find me on Twitter at @hdv.