Nicholas Zakas

Nicholas Zakas
Staff Software Engineer, Box

Website | @slicknet

Nicholas is principal front-end engineer for the Yahoo! homepage and a contributor to the Yahoo! User Interface (YUI) library. He is also a publisher author, having written Professional JavaScript for Web Developers and High Performance JavaScript, among others. Nicholas is passionate about the web and regularly speaks on issues such as performance, maintainability, and accessibility.

Sessions

Victor Tsaran (Yahoo! Inc.), Nicholas Zakas (Box)
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The Web is inherently accessible, however, there are a large amount of sites that are hard for those using assistive technology.There are 650 million people worldwide living with disabilities and developing an accessible site improves the overall user experience for people of all abilities.Learn how the Yahoo! homepage-visited by more than 300 people monthly was created with accessibility in mind. Read more.
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