We've changed the date for this month's YDN Tuesday talk, as we have Todd Kloots coming in from the US to talk about ARIA.
ARIA is a W3C specification that can be used to dramatically improve the accessibility of DHTML widgets and rich interaction patterns (like drag and drop). This talk provides practical tips and design patterns for using ARIA to create accessible user interfaces that work across all of the various combinations of browsers and assistive technology that support ARIA.
Additionally, this talk will focus on the tools and methodologies developers need to test ARIA in order to ensure the best possible user experience.
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Todd Kloots is a frontend engineer based in San Francisco. With ten years of industry experience, Todd has spent the past seven years at Yahoo! working on products such as Yahoo! Mail, and most-recently, the Yahoo! User Interface (YUI) Library.
Through his role at Yahoo! Todd evangelises the use of web standards, is an advocate for accessibility, and a frequent contributor to the YUI Blog. When he's not writing code, Todd can be found working on his other passion: hunting down the perfect cup of espresso in cafes in San Francisco.
Added by anilkp on September 15, 2009