Kickstarter Seeks to Bring Bach to Braille Users

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Bach to Bach The Open Well-Tempered Clavier Kickstarter project, a.k.a. "Bach to Bach," is bringing free, high-quality recordings of composer Johann Sebastian  Bach's collection, Well-Tempered Clavier to the Internet under a Creative Commons license. The project is being helmed by Robert Douglass - founder of the successful Open Goldberg project - and concert pianist Kimiko Ishizaka and has already reached and surpassed its initial goal of… Continue Reading Kickstarter Seeks to Bring Bach to Braille Users

Accessible Dynamic Forms and Form Validation with jQuery

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Forms are some of the most important pieces of most web sites; without them, we would not be able to log in, sign up, purchase, comment, post or do many of the things online we take for granted every day. Given the importance of forms, it is quite shocking that you can go to almost any Fortune 100 company's web site - including many financial… Continue Reading Accessible Dynamic Forms and Form Validation with jQuery

October #allychat Recap: jQuery

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Did you miss the October #a11ychat? Accessibility experts on Twitter had a great conversation about jQuery, javascript, WAI-ARIA and more. The tweetchat also included discussion about the recent Javascript Accessibility Summit, held in partnership with jQuery and Deque Systems. Check out the official transcript to read the discussion and access shared links and resources. For a more detailed recap of the Accessibility Summit, check out… Continue Reading October #allychat Recap: jQuery

October #a11ychat talks about accessible jQuery

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Mark your calendars - #a11ychat will be back this month on October 21st from 4-5pm EDT. Our October topic is jQuery. Join the team for discussion and questions about using jQuery to develop dynamic and accessible web content. Learn more about Deque's Partnership With jQuery Deque is the official accessibility partner of jQuery. Read more here. If you're new to #a11ychat or tweetchats in general, visit… Continue Reading October #a11ychat talks about accessible jQuery

JavaScript Accessibility Summit Recap

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The following post is from Paul Bohman, Deque's Director of Training. On October 10 and 11, 2013, Deque hosted the first JavaScript Accessibility Summit in partnership with the jQuery foundation. Admittance to the summit was purposely limited, in order to facilitate interaction and dialog between attendees, presenters, and jQuery representatives. In all, about 70 people attended, and the room was filled to capacity. Feedback from attendees has… Continue Reading JavaScript Accessibility Summit Recap

Deque partners with jQuery for a more accessible web

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Deque is now the official accessibility partner for jQuery, a feature-rich JavaScript library which offers developers a fast and versatile way to create dynamic web pages. The goal of this partnership is to equip jQuery developers and contributors with the necessary knowledge and tools to create code that is accessible for all people, regardless of ability. Resources for jQuery Developers As part of this ongoing partnership, Deque accessibility… Continue Reading Deque partners with jQuery for a more accessible web

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