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

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

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

Introduction to Accessibility

Presented by: Erissa Duvall

Sometimes Accessibility can be tough to wrap your head around, but it is becoming clearer every day just how important it is and how much it can benefit everyone. In this session, we will explore some basics of Accessibility, information resources, and tools that can help you be an Accessibility...

Tags: Design (UI/UX/CSS), Soft Skills/Business, Diversity/Equity/InclusionFormat: 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

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

Strongly-typed CSS with Vanilla-extract

Presented by: Georgia Loper

Sick of memorizing awkward naming conventions? Are you losing sleep thinking about how to author maintainable CSS at scale? CSS-in-JS frameworks not performant enough? Tired of banging your head against a wall, trying to figure out why your CSS isn’t working, only to realize you spelled the class...

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

The Unwritten Rules for Documenting, Testing, and Developing Components with Storybook

Presented by: Georgia Loper

Storybook is a powerful, open source, tool for building, testing, and documenting UI components and pages in isolation. Though, with great power comes great responsibility. Storybook offers plenty of learning resources, but most are for beginners. Few of them consider a real team’s requirements...

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