We look at how this new technology currently affects accessibility. It is important to note that these considerations are for web components and extend to Lightning Web Components as well.
Web components are a new set of APIs built on web standards that are widely adopted by browsers. They allow developers to make flexible custom components–but with that flexibility comes responsibility.
One of the most common requests is how to optimize apps for blind or low-vision users. While this may be a small percentage of your user base, as an #AwesomeAdmin the positive outcomes of optimizing for these users is indeed very large.
This talk was an overview of web components, but with a empashis on discussing potential innovations that could make developing accessible UIs easier. View the slides.
For the first all virtual TDX, it is a 5 minute demo showing how to use LWC base components.
Building an app that is accessible and inclusive isn't just a legal requirement, it makes good business sense. We'll focus on common interaction patterns and best practices using Lightning Web Components with accessibility baked-in.