Previously Paul J. Adam explained how to build ARIA role=”alert” Modal Dialogs in his A11y support series. In his latest post in the series, Paul details how to build another ARIA widget: a simple role=”button” UI control. He also explains what screen reader and browser combinations are supported when using other ARIA attributes allowed on role=”button.”
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.
Birkir Gunnarsson is a former Senior Subject Matter Expert for Deque. Recently, he helped form BATS (Blind Accessibility Testers Society), which is dedicated to helping blind web users working in the field of accessibility. This post is a recap of Birkir’s contributions to BATS, where he details how to use GitHub with a screenreader and participate in conference calls for the W3C.
Here’s part 2 of Caitlin Geier’s 2-part series on remote usability testing with screen readers. In her second post, Caitlin covers important points to remember when setting up, recording, and observing the test. She offers several helpful and practical suggestions to make remote usability testing as easy as possible for both parties.
This is the first post in Caitlin Geier’s 2-part series, “Tips and Tricks for Real-Time Remote Usability Testing with Screen Readers.” In her introductory post, Caitlin will cover the basics of usability testing, points for consideration and the pros and cons of testing remotely.
In the second part of his accessibility support series, Paul Adam explains how to build an accessible widget with ARIA Modal Alert Dialogs. Learn new tricks on building accessible widgets that go above and beyond the recommendations outlined in the WAI-ARIA Authoring Practices.
WorlsdSpace Comply is now officially open to the Japanese Market! Thanks to a collaboration with our partners – Mitsue-Links Corporation – a Japansese localized version of WorldSpace Comply is now available. This WorldSpace successor boasts a variety of new features and improvements, which can now be enjoyed by organizations in Japan.
For the 6th time, Deque Systems has made the list! Compiled by Inc. Magazine, the prestigious Inc. 500|5000 list ranks the nation’s fastest growing private companies. Deque’s place on the list is yet another indicator of the company’s continued success.
In his latest post about mobile accessibility, Deque’s software engineer and mobile a11y guru Chris McMeeking explains how to make Android ImageViews accessible with content descriptions. Read on for practical how to tips and learn about content description best practices.
It’s the Essential Guide to Digital Accessibility, in a comprehensive infographic! Discover Deque’s “essential” infographic to learn about the fundamentals of digital accessibility and how you can effectively manage risk. Best of all, you can download the guide or check out our accessible HTML version.
Learn about the newest cool tool from Deque: The Android Analyzer, which will help developers create accessible Android apps with the integration of accessibility testing into their development workflow. The Analyzer’s rules have been developed in accordance with emerging WCAG mobile standards. Best of all, it’s built for both manual and automated testing and can be specified to meet developers needs.
It’s here! We’re excited to announce the launch of aXe 2.0, an updated version of our open source accessibility testing engine! We’ve made improvements to many rules and checks, introduced a plugin system, added configuration options, and enhanced our project’s infrastructure. Read this post by Marcy Sutton, Deque’s a11y evangelist and senior front-end developer to learn more about why the latest version of aXe is better than ever, and how you can get involved.