Accessible JavaScript

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Class description

Think accessible JavaScript is hard? Think again! With the right knowledge your JavaScript CAN be made accessible. This session covers a variety of development techniques and paradigms for creating progressively enhanced JavaScript functionality. Learn how to add event handlers via script, add keyboard support, detect windows high contrast mode, and more!

Speaker

Becky Gibson

Date

May 18th, 2017

Time

2:15pm – 3:45pm

Class level

Intermediate

Class type

Lecture

Track

Dev/Coding

Prerequisites

Participants should be comfortable with HTML and building basic Web pages.
Basic familiarity with JavaScript and event handlers.
Understanding of CSS in order to explore using CSS selectors with JavaScript.

Take Aways

Will understand Progressive Enhancement and why and when it should be used.
Know how to use basic event handlers to add keyboard support.
Will be more comfortable using CSS selectors.

Location

Room TH 214

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