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Pro HTML5 Accessibility: Building an Inclusive Web by Joshue O Connor

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C H A P T E R   9

HTML5, Usability, and User-Centered Design

While a large part of this book has focused on the technical aspects of the HTML5 language, there are others aspects you should consider to ensure that your project is usable by the widest possible audience. This chapter covers areas you'll find useful, such as iterative development methods, participatory design, using focus groups and surveys for research, expert evaluation, and use of personas.

First, if accessibility is mostly about people with disabilities, what is usability?

What Is Usability?

Usability is a subset of human/computer interaction (HCI) that looks at the quality of the user experience and attempts to understand how to improve it. Usability as a discipline attempts ...

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