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Get hands-on experience making web applications accessible. You’ll understand when and why users need accessibility, then you’ll dive into how to implement.

In the Web Accessibility course on Udacity, you will learn why accessibility is important and who it impacts. You will also get an introduction to the web accessibility guidelines and learn about the POUR principles for accessibility. The course will teach you how to make your web pages usable for keyboard navigation and how to manage focus in various elements. You will also learn about semantics and how to make your pages work for people who cannot use a standard user interface. The course will cover topics such as using screen readers, understanding the accessibility tree, and adding markup to improve accessibility. Additionally, you will learn about ARIA and how to build custom controls and interactions that are accessible. The course will also cover styling for accessibility, including highlighting focus, indicating ARIA states, and supporting limited color or contrast vision. Finally, you will learn how to audit your page using the Chrome Accessibility Tools and fix any styling issues that arise.

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Udacity
Udacity
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Udacity is an online learning platform that offers a wide range of courses and programs in various fields such as technology, business, data science, and artificial intelligence. It was founded in 2012 by Sebastian Thrun, David Stavens, and Mike Sokolsky with the aim of providing accessible and affordable education to individuals worldwide. Udacity's courses are designed in collaboration with industry experts and leading companies, ensuring that the content is relevant and up-to-date. The platform offers both self-paced courses and guided programs, allowing learners to choose the learning style that suits them best. Udacity also provides career services and support, including resume reviews, interview preparation, and job placement assistance, to help learners transition into their desired careers.
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