When do you think about performance and accessibility?
Many teams optimize performance and add accessibility accommodations in the development phase — after stakeholder sign-off. At this point, the dev team is on the hook for design decisions which may not optimally balance performance and aesthetics, nor consider the experience for users of assistive technology.
This talk describes a design process prioritizing performance and accessibility from the beginning of your project, using:
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Marcy Sutton documented how performance issues are often nightmares for accessibility, Accessibility and Performance.
Lara Hogan wrote a book, Designing for Performance.
Tim Kadlec produces a podcast for everyone dedicated to making websites faster, The Path to Performance.
Performance Tooling Today is a collection of tools and resources to improve workflow and site performance.
John Foliot of Deque is my helpful accessibility guru.