React Podcast · September 26, 2018

22: Promise Accessibility with Ryan Florence

Chantastic talks with Ryan Florence about Reach UI and why accessibility is important for everyone. They discuss the balance of physical and mental activity, Ryan’s foray into programming and entrepreneurship, the inspiration behind his accessibility-first component library, and why none of us are really full-stack developers.

Featuring

Notes & Links

  • reach.tech
  • Reach UI — The accessible foundation of your React-based design system.
  • Voice Over — The screen Reader built into MacOS.
  • NVDA — The screen reader typically paired with FireFox.
  • JAWS The screen reader typically paired with IE11 or Edge.
  • React Spring — Helping react-motion and animated to become best friends
  • Gatsby v2 Announcement
  • MDX — A format that lets you seamlessly use JSX in your Markdown documents.
  • Tweet from Zack — "As someone who recently learned they're going blind, thank you. I never realized quite how important this work is until now and I regret not putting more effort into it in previous projects." — Zack
  • Brent Jackson

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