06 Jul

Async: Good intentions gone bad

Async: Good intentions gone bad


Thursday 6th July    
7:15pm - 9:15pm


Mocatta House, Trafalgar Terrace, Brighton, BN1 4DU

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We hope for our web applications to be as beautiful, performant, and accessible as possible; but sometimes… Things get in the way and the outcome is not as good as we hoped. In this talk, I will walk you through a few of my failed attempts at developing accessible web applications. We’ll go through different accessibility assumptions and myths that I wrongly believed to be true and how to avoid them by properly testing for accessibility.

Eva Ferreira is a Front-end engineer and professor. She currently works as a UI Lead Developer and has been teaching web technologies at the National Technological University of Argentina for more than ten years.

Throughout her career Eva has been deeply involved in the Argentinian web community. She enjoys giving workshops and talks and since 2015 she has been organizing CSSConf Argentina, an international non-profit event that brings experts from all around the globe to speak about web technologies.

In her spare time she loves reading about CSS, creating animations and playing with her cats.

Eva will be joining us from the other side of the world in Argentina via stream link!

You will be able to join us in-person at Spaces or online.

As always we welcome people of all backgrounds and experience levels, so whether you’ve got a few years under your belt, or you’re just starting to look into development we’d love to have you along.

In-person attendees: Please arrive at Spaces (ground floor) between 19:15 and 19:30 for snacks and socializing before the talk, and make sure you are registered to attend so we have an idea of numbers for catering. If the gates to Trafalgar Place are closed, please ring the buzzer and security will let you in.

Remote attendees: We will start broadcasting the event at 19:45 on YouTube, there is no need to register.

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