Introducing aXe 2.1.7

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aXe 2.1.7 is here! In this post, Accessibility Evangelist Marcy Sutton details the technical upgrades in the latest version of aXe, our open source JavaScript accessibility testing engine. Read on to find out how this latest version is better than ever before. Continue Reading Introducing aXe 2.1.7

Web Accessibility in Action at the 2017 aXe Hackathon

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Planning on attending CSUN 2017? Then make sure to mark your calendar for Deque’s 2nd annual aXe Hackathon! A11y all-stars Marcy Sutton & Wilco Fiers will be using aXe to perform accessibility testing on open source component libraries, WordPress templates and resources. Learn how to perform basic accessibility testing, compile an a11y bug report and so much more…plus hang around for the free munchies and cool prizes. You don’t want to miss this event! Continue Reading Web Accessibility in Action at the 2017 aXe Hackathon

Deque’s Dual Approach to Mobile Web Accessibility

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Take Deque’s Mobile Accessibility Challenge: Next week, watch Paul J. Adam’s webinar for developers, Mobile Accessibility 101. Then take the Mobile Web Accessibility course offered at Deque University (with both self-paced and instructor-led options). This dual-pronged method is your comprehensive guide to mobile accessibility! Continue Reading Deque’s Dual Approach to Mobile Web Accessibility

Towards Digital Inclusion: Deque at Accessing Higher Ground

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The 19th annual Accessing Higher Ground Accessible Media, Web and Technology Conference is taking place next week in Westminster, Colorado, and Deque will be there. Come visit us at booth 8 and stay for presentations given by Principal Accessibility Strategist John Foliot and Principal Web Accessibility Consultant and Trainer Denis Boudreau. Topics covered include sustainable accessibility, inclusive design and UX, accessible social media and more. Continue Reading Towards Digital Inclusion: Deque at Accessing Higher Ground

This Deque University Exam Prep Course is a Game Changer for A11y Experts

If you’re an accessibility subject matter expert – or you work in the accessibility field – the IAAP CPACC certification is a must. Discover how our comprehensive self-paced online prep course offered by Deque University can help you prepare for the exam. Continue Reading This Deque University Exam Prep Course is a Game Changer for A11y Experts

How Deque University is Changing Lives: A Personal Story

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A few months back Deque University began offering scholarships to people with disabilities. We now have over 670 recipients who are benefiting from our digital courses on web accessibility. Here is the story of Alex Fatum, one of those scholarship recipients. We’ll be sharing more stories like Alex’s in the future. Continue Reading How Deque University is Changing Lives: A Personal Story