Aaron Gustafson


Aaron has been building websites for nearly two decades and has cultivated a love of progressive enhancement and accessibility. He works at Microsoft as a web standards advocate.

He recently published a new edition of his book Adaptive Web Design, which has earned him numerous accolades and honors. When he’s not writing, Aaron is frequently on the road presenting at conferences and running workshops across the globe.

Designing The Conversation

Monday, 12th – 15:35

Users are gradually becoming more accustomed to and reliant on voice-based interactions, so enabling users to complete critical tasks without a visual user interface is crucial for the long-term success of websites. This session shows how designing such a “headless” user interface is equivalent to designing the conversation you want to have with your users. Learn how to ensure that the technological decisions you make with respect to HTML, CSS, and JavaScript respect and support that conversation.

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