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August 29, 2022 17 mins

Web creators’ first encounter with accessibility is often at work; be it through a project, discussions, or during research.

In this episode, I share how I discovered the world of web accessibility, what I learnt along the way, and why I wanted to learn more about it.

Timestamps:

  • 00:00 - Intro
  • 01:29 - Working as a front-end developer
  • 04:11 - Learning to code for keyboard interaction
  • 06:18 - Looking for reasons for semantic HTML
  • 09:06 - Stumbling upon screen readers, and disabilities
  • 11:42 - Failing at advocacy
  • 14:30 - A chance to understand more about disabled users
  • 17:26 - Credits and outro

  • Links to resources mentioned in the episode:

  • CSS-Tricks
  • Smashing Magazine
  • Mozilla Developer Network (MDN)
  • Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) version 2.1 
  • Digital Accessibility Foundations by W3C

  • Transcript for this episode.

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