Accessibility and inclusive design benefits all users; building accessible products and services isn't just a checkbox exercise or a legal requirement, it makes them inclusive. This talk will explore an approach to building websites that helps ensure that they are accessible from the start. From design and build to deployment. The talk will focus on the development and build approach, looking at the functionality available in Visual Code and Visual Studio to provide automated accessibility testing. There will also be a demo of tools available in Azure DevOps to help test accessibility as part of the process. We will also understand why automated testing only forms part of building accessible sites.
Rachel has been a developer for over 20 years, working in the Microsoft .Net stack. Rachel has been working with Umbraco since 2012 and is a 3x Umbraco MVP. She is passionate about accessibility, supporting and encouraging future developers, and in her spare time she enjoys scuba diving. She also drinks copious amounts of tea.
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