Episode 10: Web Accessibility with Maria Lamardo
[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.
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Vue School-Web Accessibility with Maria
“The Light” by The Album Leaf
“Da Funk” by Daft Punk
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Web Accessibility Talk at VueConf with Maria
Special Guest: Maria Lamardo.