Kathleen McMahon

Senior Frontend Engineer - O'Reilly Media

Kathleen works at O’Reilly Media as a Senior Frontend Engineer, where she leads the accessibility initiative for the O’Reilly Design System. Her deep industry experience as both a designer and developer fuels her passion for making apps beautifully accessible. In her spare time, she is the Creative Director for the CXsisters network, and the best lanterne rouge cyclocrosser you’ll ever meet.

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Accessibility-flavored React Components Make Your Design System Delicious!

Design systems are a popular way for teams to flavor their design and development workflow. However, an often-missing ingredient in many design systems is a focus on accessibility best practices — especially when component libraries are involved. In this talk, we’ll take a look at how you can mix some commonly-used React components with the ingredients of accessibility. Pair this with best practices guidance in your documentation, and you’ll have the recipe for a delectably inclusive design system.

Language: English

Level: Intermediate

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