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Accessibility in the 2.0 era

Accessibility in the 2.0 era

The purpose of this talk is to create awareness of the importance of creating apps that are accessible for the majority regardless physical, cognitive, mental, sensory or developmental problems and how to decrease the impact in the experience of our sites by using tools and techniques that help us to make life easier for people who have those disabilities.

Talked presented during MagmaConf 2015 in Manzanillo, Colima


Fernando Perales

June 05, 2015

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