TPG elsewhere in 2016
Many of us at TPG write and speak about things related to the web. This post collects together some of the articles, talks, books and meetups we’ve shared over the past 12 months.
- Henny Swan gave the closing keynote at NUX (Northern UX conference). Her talk, The Velvet Rope included practical principles for barrier-free design.
- Karl Groves published many blog posts including On overlays as a means of resolving website accessibility issues, and The business case for issue prevention: extreme accessibility. He also talked about Extreme accessibility at CSUN 2016.
- Michiel Bijl organised several meetups under the banner of role=drinks.
- Sarah Horton released the fourth edition of her co-authored book Web Style Guide.
- David Sloan teamed up with Sarah to write Accessibility for business and pleasure for ACM (Association of Computing Machinery) Interactions magazine, and also to present Masterplanning the digital campus to support learners with disabilities, at the 13th W4A (Web For All) conference.
- Billy Gregory was part of the team behind the thoroughly excellent Accessibility Camp Toronto.
- Steve Faulkner posted Computer says no to HTML5 document outline, in his guise as one of the HTML5 Doctors.
- Heydon Pickering published his book Inclusive Frontend Design patterns, gave a riotous closing keynote on Joining the Dots at Fronteers 2016, and contributed What the heck is inclusive design? to this year’s 24 Ways collection.
- Adrian Roselli delivered a workshop version of his Selfish Accessibility talk, and posted numerous articles including Don’t recreate browser features and Be wary of nesting roles.
- Léonie Watson put a musical spin on accessibility with Technologic (Human afterall): Accessibility mix at FFconf, and shared her thoughts On CSS and drinking tea at CSS Day.
- Mike Paciello was at the White House for the Disability and Inclusive Technology summit, contributing to discussions about the IoT (Internet of Things) and inclusive design within tech development.