Accessibility Auditing: Getting Started with Accessibility (Part 1)

Presented by: Todd Libby

This workshop is for people that are just starting or want to get started learning accessibility and how to audit. Or for the people that are in Accessibility that want a refresher or are looking to change their workflows. ...

Tags: Accessibility, UI/UX, QA TestingFormat: PreCompilerLevel: Introductory and overview

Building a Web Component Library

Presented by: Burton Smith

Web components have been around for a long time (since HTML 5 became a thing), but there hasn’t been a lot of attention given to them until recently. Now, tech organizations worldwide are adopting them and finding tremendous efficiency in creating framework-agnostic reusable components to build...

Tags: Javascript, Front End, CSS, UI/UX, Code QualityFormat: PreCompilerLevel: Introductory and overview

Accessibility Auditing: Getting Started with Accessibility (Part 2)

Presented by: Todd Libby

This workshop is for people that are just starting or want to get started learning accessibility and how to audit. Or for the people that are in Accessibility that want a refresher or are looking to change their workflows. ...

Tags: Accessibility, UI/UX, QA TestingFormat: PreCompilerLevel: Introductory and overview

The User Experience Eclipse: Rise Against Dark Design Patterns

Presented by: Scott Showalter

Dark isn't just a trendy UI mode, nor what the sky looks like in the middle of the day in Ohio on April 8th. It's a deceitful design scheme we all encounter from time to time, against our will. ...

Tags: Front End, Diversity/Equity/Inclusion, CSS, UI/UX, Architecture, System Design, QA TestingFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview

Using Web Components to Scale Your UX

Presented by: Burton Smith

Whether you're a company with a variety of projects or an app that uses micro-front-end architecture, creating a consistent and reliable user experience can be difficult. ...

Tags: Javascript, Front End, Accessibility, CSS, UI/UX, ArchitectureFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview

Terminal, CLI's, and UI's - Using Windows Terminal & the WSL

Presented by: Mike Nelson

The classic Windows Terminal app allowed for simple command line integrations. But now, the new Terminal app, along with the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL), can generate some really cool interaction between you and multiple operating systems. Not only can you do command line, but the Linux...

Tags: Functional Programming, DevOps, UI/UX, QA TestingFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview

Design Systems as a Foundation for Accessibility

Presented by: Marko Skugor

Design systems are at their core a repository of solved UX interaction design problems made re-usable and highly visible for others to leverage. Accessibility, on the other hand, is an outcome that is usually hard fought for and hard won for any organization - especially at scale. As technologists,...

Tags: Front End, Diversity/Equity/Inclusion, Accessibility, UI/UXFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview

Product Thinking and Tinkering

Presented by: BJ Allmon

Do you aspire to be an inventor one day? Maybe you have lots of ideas and don't know what to do with them. ...

Tags: Career Development, Soft Skills, UI/UXFormat: KidzMash Sessionz

Projectional Code Editors: Past, Present, and Future

Presented by: Jonathan Arnett

Have you ever felt that your humble text editor could be—should be—so much more? After all, the software we're writing is much more than text! Programming languages mandate rigid structures for textual code, for instance that (in some languages) the conditional for an "if" must be in...

Tags: UI/UX, Code QualityFormat: General SessionLevel: Intermediate

Failing Forward

Presented by: Jeremy Jarrell

The first iteration of a product never succeeds. Nor does the second, the tenth, or even the 20th. Instead, most of the successful products we know and love today were abject failures at the start…but then evolved to get better. ...

Tags: Agile, Project Management, UI/UXFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview

Fresh Hot CSS Features!

Presented by: Alex Riviere

Do you use a CSS Framework like bootstrap? Or maybe you've been coasting for a few years on your current knowledge of CSS. You've maybe seen something called CSS Grid and wondered what it was... Maybe you have never seen `var()` used before. ...

Tags: Front End, CSS, UI/UXFormat: General SessionLevel: Intermediate