Five Ways in Which Artificial Intelligence Changes the Face of Web Accessibility

AI robot thinking about accessibility related items

Artificial intelligence (AI) is all the rage right now. Chances are your news feeds and social media timelines are filled with articles predicting how AI will change the way we will interact with the world around us. Everything from the way we consume content, conduct business, interact with our peers, transport ourselves, and earn a living is going to be affected by AI-related innovations. The… Continue Reading Five Ways in Which Artificial Intelligence Changes the Face of Web Accessibility

Deque’s Accessibility Library – aXe-core hits 1,000,000 Downloads

2017 was an exciting year for aXe-core. At the beginning of the year the Deque team found out Google would be integrating the aXe-core rules engine into their Lighthouse testing tools. aXe then became part of Chrome Devtools, providing Devtools' 20 million users with easy access to accessibility testing. In the fall, Microsoft announced that aXe-core would be integrated into Sonarwhal - their web linting… Continue Reading Deque’s Accessibility Library – aXe-core hits 1,000,000 Downloads

Understanding WCAG 2.1 – Reviewing Cognitive Success Criteria

Illustration of brain and accessibility symbols

Hello, everyone! We are back on our accessibility adventure through WCAG 2.1, the seventh public working draft! This draft was published on December seventh by the W3C. Our focus today is going to be on the success criteria that are coming up as proposals in WCAG 2.1 that are focused on the needs of people with cognitive disabilities. In our last episode, we talked about… Continue Reading Understanding WCAG 2.1 – Reviewing Cognitive Success Criteria

Writing Automated Tests for Accessibility

Robot at computer thinking about accessibility

Web accessibility is all about making sites and applications that everyone can use, especially people with disabilities. With a rather large list of competing priorities when building for the web, from accessibility to performance to security, it makes sense to automate parts of the process. Manual testing is a necessity for accessibility, however, a certain amount of the effort can and should be spent on… Continue Reading Writing Automated Tests for Accessibility

Building a Culture of Accessibility: Leadership Roles

Illustration of desk construction with mobile icons

My colleagues and I believe in sustainable accessibility efforts. We'll hold your hand through those early projects, but, ultimately, we want to equip you and your team to manage your own accessibility. But having the tools and expertise is only half the battle. Just as buying and learning how to operate a treadmill won't improve your health, knowing how accessibility fits into your development process… Continue Reading Building a Culture of Accessibility: Leadership Roles

Understanding WCAG 2.1 – Reviewing Low Vision Success Criteria

Illustration of book with icons related to vision & accessibility

Hi, everyone! I'm back to talk more about WCAG 2.1 and its latest December 7th working draft. We actually had a separate recording of this video ready to go, but since latest version, there have been a few changes so we have an up-to-date video ready for you. This video focuses on low vision and offers a brief overview of the other topics that we'll… Continue Reading Understanding WCAG 2.1 – Reviewing Low Vision Success Criteria

Page 1 of 5412345...102030...Last »