Accessibilitype! (Web Afternoon)

7046c1d182e4ae28f4623f22f8fbde9b?s=47 Erik Vorhes
October 04, 2013

Accessibilitype! (Web Afternoon)

I gave this talk at Web Afternoon, in Atlanta, Georgia. Additional notes are coming (follow me on Twitter — @erikvorhes — for updates).

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Erik Vorhes

October 04, 2013
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  1. Accessibilitype! Erik Vorhes · Web Afternoon · 4 October 2013

  2. Accessibility is about inclusion.

  3. Accessibility is about breaking down barriers.

  4. Accessibility is not only about blindness.

  5. Guess that typeface!

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  7. Verdana

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  9. Georgia

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  11. Comic Sans

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  13. [Zapf Dingbats]

  14. Accessible Type

  15. 1Il 0Ooa ij Helvetica 1Il 0Ooa ij Georgia 1Il 0Ooa

    ij Lucida Grande 1Il 0Ooa ij Times New Roman 1Il 0Ooa ij Verdana 1Il 0Ooa ij Trebuchet 1Il 0Ooa ij Comic Sans
  16. What about webfonts?

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  23. Accessible Typography

  24. • Whitespace • Size • Color & Contrast • Weight

  25. In Action

  26. The Wife’s Lament Exeter Book, folio 115ª

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  35. Resources Web Content Accessibility Guidelines http://www.w3.org/WAI/intro/wcag.php WebAIM http://webaim.org Colo(u)r Contrast

    http://snook.ca/technical/colour_contrast/colour.html http://webaim.org/resources/contrastchecker xScope http://xscopeapp.com Typecast http://typecast.com Explorations in Typography http://explorationsintypography.com Butterick’s Practical Typography http://practicaltypography.com
  36. Thank you! http://erik.vorh.es @erikvorhes “accessibilitype!” · Web afternoon · atlanta