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Nov. 1, 2016 10:19 am

You should make your code more accessible

Learn how at this upcoming Women Who Code event.

Do your part to make the web more accessible.

(Photo by Flickr user Bren Pompe, used under a Creative Commons license)

Accessibility. There are a lot of ways to make web design more friendly to all, but this is a consideration companies often struggle with. Lagging U.S. legislation on accessibility on the web doesn’t help, but many say companies and devs should forge ahead instead of waiting on reprimand.

(One company furthering the cause is Philly’s EvoXLabs, a consultancy on accessibility best practices that our sister site Technical.ly Philly profiled here.)

Are you a developer wanting to integrate more principles of accessibility into your code? Or a product manager wondering what’s possible and expected? Join Women Who Code DC for this upcoming tech talk on accessibility. Led by Linsey Dragun, who advocates for accessibility from her role as a developer at PBS, the event will offer “simple ways to make huge improvements.”

Sounds like a great place to start. You can find out more, and RSVP, below:

Tech Talk: Accessibility for the Modern Web

Thursday, Nov 17, 2016, 6:30 PM

NAVA
1428 U St NW Suite #300 Washington, DC

59 Coders Went

Accessibility is more than alt tags and even major companies are failing at the most obvious code choices when it comes to doing more. This talk will cover topics from basic considerations to accessibility ‘gotchas’, the wide range of accessibility concerns, and simple ways to make huge improvements.While much of what is talked about will be from …

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