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Accessibility for React Developers (Tutorial)

This video is a talk from Byteconf React 2020, a free, live-streamed React conference that aired on May 1st-2nd, 2020. Join our newsletter at the conference website to stay in the know about future conferences, videos, and more!

UI frameworks/libs are very good for the developer experience. We as developers are focusing on and achieving the checklist of the best web application:

  • Code architecture
  • Clean code
  • performance & best of everything (almost)

But we are forgetting the accessibility. When was the last time you or your testing team tested against the accessibility and raised the issues? In this talk, I will take you through a non-accessible react site and will do the following:

  • How to know accessibility is broken
  • How to debug it (& you can advocate your testing team)
  • How to fix the issues
  • Tips for making sure accessible components/app is getting created
  • Tools
  • Trade-offs

Thanks to Neha Sharma who presented this talk at Byteconf React 2020!

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