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Responsive design and accessibility

  • Tuesday, February 17, 2015, 9:00 am
  • Location: Michael Fowler Centre

In this day-long workshop, Derek shows you how truly responsive design should be built for all of us to use, regardless of ability. You’ll learn how to channel the smarts and skill that go into anticipating to the rainbow of screen sizes and devices to create sites that are awesome for all kinds of users. The great news is accessibility and design go hand in hand. So you’ll punch up your ability to anticipate user needs, using all the good stuff that makes design responsive to device sizes and capability. You’ll learn where the common snags are and how to unravel them. And the sweetest part is, you’ll create responsive design that anticipates the best kind of future: one that includes everyone.

BYOD (bring your own device) including your:

  • laptop
  • iPhone
  • Android phone
  • Windows phone, or
  • tablet

Bring a set of headphones, too, for listening to screen readers on your device.

You’ll learn:

  • How to design for low-vision mobile and tablet users
  • Which responsive web design patterns can cause accessibility issues
  • How to identify accessibility needs and fix problems fast

This workshop is great for: UX designers, developers, QA professionals, and project or product managers.

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