Tuesday April 24th, Max Technical Training in Mason, OH, 6pm at our monthly CINNUG meeting, we welcome Martine Dowden presenting topics on Accessibility. As a community we understand accessibility is necessary but when it comes to implementation we often fall short. Here is what we will learn from this discussion:
- Why accessibility is important
- 10 common accessibility fails
- How to test for them
- Solutions anyone can implement
About our Speaker:
Focusing on web interfaces that are beautiful, functional, and usable, Martine delivers products that adhere to WCAG 2.0 and Section 508 for accessibility and compliance. She approaches User Experience from both Art and Science, drawing from her degrees in Psychology and Visual Communications. Martine has worked as an artist, educator, and consultant since 2005.
She stays active in the industry, teaching new developers at Eleven Fifty Academy, attending and speaking at conferences and meetups, and publishing the occasional blog. In 2015 Martine's children's book "Programming Languages ABC++" was published by Inedo, and in 2016 the Workbook Edition sold over 20,000 copies.
Pizza, drinks and conversation will follow our speaker!
As usual, after we wrap our pizza break we will be holding another CINARC (Cincinnati Software Architecture Group). This session will feature more discussion on topics chosen the night of the meeting. The focus of the meeting will be to discuss issues of software architecture relevant to the members of the community.
All Things Mobile
This meet up is changing. The group is exploring a new direction towards Internet of Things with a possible location change or closing the group. The next meeting will be announced after a decision has been made. If anyone is interesting in continuing the group in its present format or taking over direction of the group please reach out to Parag Joshi.