Session List

Session List2019-10-02T20:07:53-05:00

A11y Test Driven Razor Components

Presented by: Ed Charbeneau

In this Blazor session we'll look at techniques you can use to unit test components for accessibility. Using bUnit tests we can ensure our components are screen reader friendly and keyboard navigable. Learn to create tests that focus on a11y specific features at the very start of the SDLC. ...

Tags: .NET, Design (UI/UX/CSS), Testing, Diversity/Equity/InclusionFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview

Building a Shared Component Library in Lit

Presented by: Tim Huddle

Multiple teams, using multiple JS frameworks, shipping multiple applications, but you want them all to have the same look and feel. Shared CSS is easy enough, but what about more complex/structured components like cards, notices, toasts (or snackbars depending on your lingo), etc. As an example,...

Tags: Design (UI/UX/CSS), JavascriptFormat: General SessionLevel: Intermediate

Deceptive Patterns & FAST

Presented by: Todd Libby

Deceptive patterns (also widely known as "dark patterns") are all over the Web. I'll speak to the accessibility impact deceptive patterns and "dark" patterns have as well as my introduction to taking these patterns and my work in the W3C to have these published in WCAG 3. ...

Tags: Design (UI/UX/CSS), OtherFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview

Delighting users with performant apps

Presented by: Mike Hartington

Ok, so you want to build an app that can be fast, performant, and keep your users coming back for more? Think you need to reach for native? Think again! The Web is an amazing platform that offers developers a lot of ways to build amazing experiences. The only problem is...it requires some tricks to...

Tags: Design (UI/UX/CSS), Javascript, MobileFormat: General SessionLevel: Intermediate

I Ain’t Afraid of No Ghosts Products: Using a user centered approach to bring products back to life

Presented by: Rachel Gregory

Every year companies waste billions of dollars building software that sits on the proverbial shelf collecting dust or is simply left to die due to a poor user experience and lack of adoption. According to a new study conducted by software lifecycle information firm, 1E, more than $30 billion is...

Tags: Design (UI/UX/CSS), Soft Skills/BusinessFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview

Leveraging Art and Science for Effective Data Storytelling: From Concept to Reality

Presented by: Dr. Joe Perez

Anyone can make a pretty bar graph, but can you make sound decisions based on that graph? Is it actionable, or is it only a concept? How do you turn flashy concepts into actionable visualizations? Can you see the end result of those concepts; will they ever become reality? Do you have the vision...

Tags: Big Data, Design (UI/UX/CSS), Soft Skills/BusinessFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview

Making Angular Apps A11y Friendly

Presented by: Wade Harkins

Following accessibility best practices is important for ensuring that your application is usable by everyone, but deciding where to start can be hard! This talk covers the basics of building accessible web applications in Angular. Topics include the advantages of using semantic HTML, leveraging...

Tags: Design (UI/UX/CSS), Javascript, TestingFormat: General SessionLevel: Intermediate

Pour One Out for A11y

Presented by: Erissa Duvall

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) have become the baseline for most Accessibility regulations and standards with regards to digital content. WCAG is an expansive topic in and of itself. To help you get started on your learning journey; we will first start with the 4 core principles...

Tags: Design (UI/UX/CSS), Testing, Diversity/Equity/InclusionFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview

Tailwind CSS Essentials for Developers

Presented by: Kevin Griffin

Developers historically have been easily flustered with CSS. And rightfully so: it's a powerful but complicated ruleset that is interpreted differently based on the browser or device you're using. ...

Tags: Design (UI/UX/CSS)Format: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview

Why Data Science and UX Research should be Best Friends

Presented by: Grishma Jena

Today’s world generates data at unbelievably rapid rates. It is important to leverage the available data to better understand the bigger picture. Data scientists and UX researchers often have the same destination but different routes. This talk gives an overview of how Data Science can complement...

Tags: Big Data, Design (UI/UX/CSS), Python, Machine LearningFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview