Getting from Barrier-free to Delightful

Creating accessible technology has to go beyond minimal compliance with standards that meets the law but may not be usable. We need a bigger goal: creating delight for everyone. You'll be inspired to be an accessibility superhero and delight everyone who uses your products.

Topics: AccessibilityExperience Design  — View All Topics

April 2017

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Estimate and Plan Digital Projects with Ease and Accuracy

Estimating and planning a digital project with accuracy is tricky, especially if the project is large and your team is using a hybrid approach, like Agile and Waterfall, to get the job done. If your teams are not meeting deadlines and budgets, and are chronically unsure of what’s coming up next, then it’s time to take a step back and adjust the way you estimate and plan. In this seminar, get tactics and best practices for getting the right estimate on projects large and small, how to break down Agile tasks accurately, and how to communicate and plan with teams and stakeholders.

Topics: Project KickoffAgile  — View All Topics

April 2017

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Designing With Grid

In this seminar, designer Jen Simmons looks at the exciting possibilities that CSS Grid offers. She’ll explore patterns in classic graphic design, taking inspiration from the Swiss Modernists and Japanese designers. And she’ll show you how we can apply these ideas to our CSS Grid design patterns.

Topics: CSS3Typography  — View All Topics

March 2017

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Using Typography to Shape Text and Tailor Layouts

In this seminar, designer Tim Brown shows you how to improve the look of our designs. He’ll provide step-by-step advice to enhance our typographic decisions. He’ll explain how good typefaces, used in layouts that are well proportioned, can emphasize the feelings the text conveys. And he’ll help us see the differences between an off-the-shelf template and a well-considered layout.

Topics: TypographyLayout  — View All Topics

March 2017

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Writing the Interface

In this seminar, content strategist Elizabeth McGuane shares a toolkit for working with words effectively and consistently. She’ll show you her structured, systematic approach to creating language that maintains a consistent voice and tone, and that can be iterated upon across an interface.

Topics: Writing and ContentMicrocopy  — View All Topics

March 2017

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