JSFoo Pune 2020

On component architecture, performance, security for front-end, and emerging trends


Accessibility : Achieving WCAG 2.0 Compliance

Submitted by Aayush Arora (@aayusharora) on Monday, 27 January 2020

Duration of the session: 30 mins full talk Status: Rejected


WCAG stands for Web Content Accessibility Guidelines, these guidelines will make content more accessible to a wider range of people with disabilities. These are platform independent and address the accessibility of web content on desktops, laptops, tablets, and mobile devices.
Coding a WCAG-compliant website is achievable with minimal expense & minimal impact on usability with some basic guidelines and strategies.
In this talk, Aayush will highlight the entry barriers to accessibility, helping you with the tools required to analyze your website & make it WCAG 2.0 compliant.


The talk will cover these topics:
1. What and Why Accessibility?
2. Introduction of WCAG 2.0
3. Adrressing Issues in Websites
4. Solving Accessibility with WCAG 2.0
5. Accessibility Acts over the Globe
6. Future of Accessibility

Speaker bio

Aayush is a Google Developer Expert for Web Technologies, thriving to innovate frontend with accessible Interfaces. An innovation strategist and Massachusetts Institute of Technology Bootcamper graduate, he brings 4+ years of experience in Web Development, Accessibility with his expertise in Angular Framework.
Since, 2+ years, he has mentored around 1 lakh students across the globe for Udacity under Google Scholarship programmes and 20+ startups under Pluralsight. Aayush has always been a prominent voice for FOSSASIA during GSoC and has been contributing continuously to the growth of the communities such as FOSSASIA, NASA and CloudCV.
He has a passion for solving Accessibility issues and currently working on his startup.


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  •   Raghavendra Satish Peri (@artofvision) 2 months ago

    Hello Aayush,
    In past hasgeek events we covered the topic of accessibility, instead of basics of accessibility if you can come-up with something that is more practical & code oriented it would be great. Think of new design patterns that can be built with WAI-ARIA & how accessibility can impact performance of JS etc.

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