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Episode 10: Web Accessibility with Maria Lamardo

Episode 10: Web Accessibility with Maria Lamardo

Update: 2020-03-30
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[00:03 :38] Maria explains the resources that people should know about, tools, and techniques in the accessibility space.



[00:08 :55] Color issues are touched on with accessibility tools and how to deal with it. An app called, “Color Oracle,” is brought up to help for the color impaired.



[00:12 :44] Chris mentions a utility that is very useful called, CUID, which generates unique ideas.



[00:16 :12] A trick is explained that is very useful if you don’t want attributes to be passed and a Chrome extension called Vimium is mentioned.



[00:23 :00] Maria saw a really great talk at an Accessibility Conference by CB Averitt that you should check out.



[00:28 :21] Chrome has an extension called, Focus Indicator, that Maria says, “It’s really cute.” Hear what it does.



[00:29 :57] The topic of accessibility “faux pas” of touch devices is discussed.



[00:36 :35] If you’re having to retrofit an app with accessibility find out where you can start and where are places you can go to get easy wins.



[00:41 :13] Accessible design from the beginning was touched on earlier, but now the discussion is on the bigger picture with layouts.



[00:44 :37] Screen readers and compatibility is touched on as well as WCAG resources which have really good coding examples.



[00:47 :33] If you want to see a cool YouTube series go check out Rob Dodson’s “A11ycasts!”



Picks of the week:

[00:50 :05] Ari has two picks: A song called “The Light,” by The Album Leaf. Also, a song called, “Da Funk,” by Daft Punk.

[00:50 :33] Chris has two picks: A game called, “Disco Elysium,” and to protect against the COVID-19 virus using scarves and bandanas instead of surgical masks.

[00:54 :40] Elizabeth’s pick is a keyboard shortcut on VS code, Ctrl+G, on Mac and Windows.

[00:56 :57] Maria’s pick is that she let her dog lead her on a walk recently and he led them to a secret new dog park inside their neighborhood and it has changed her life!

[00:58 :01] Ben has two picks: Check out Maria’s talk at VueConf on Vue Mastery and the tv show, “Survivor” Season 33: Millennials Vs. Gen-X.



Resources:

Maria Lamardo's Twitter

Maria Lamardo's Linkedin

Pendo

Color Oracle

Vimium

Cuid

Focus Indicator

CB Averitt

Vue Enterprise Boilerplate base-link component

GitHub Ally Organization

Rob Dodson-A11ycasts on YouTube

Vue School-Web Accessibility with Maria

“The Light” by The Album Leaf

“Da Funk” by Daft Punk

Disco Elysium

VS Code shortcut

Web Accessibility Talk at VueConf with Maria

“Survivor”-Season 33



Sponsor:

Linode

Special Guest: Maria Lamardo.

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Episode 10: Web Accessibility with Maria Lamardo

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