Marcy Sutton is a Senior Front-End Engineer at Deque Systems, where she works on the aXe-core team focusing on accessibility test integrations. Marcy is passionate about making the web accessible for everyone. She’s an active contributor to Angular, where she regularly brings her accessibility expertise to the table. Her blog, Accessibility Wins, highlights accessible user interfaces and tools, bringing a positive voice to web development.
Who would win in a showdown between HTML Links and Buttons? Marcy Sutton will settle it once and for all by pitting these opponents against each other in a dream match. Battles as simple links vs. buttons when designing and developing web interfaces can have significant impacts on users, including those with disabilities. By considering the strengths of each competitor, we can be more informed about making the right choice; from lesser-known features of HTML forms to conventions in client-side routing to effective use of WAI-ARIA. Come for the showdown, leave with practical UI tips for your next project.