Posts By Dylan Barrell

Dylan is Deque's CTO and leads product development initiatives. He works to help to build a barrier-free web by making it really easy for developers, quality assurance engineers and content writers to create accessible applications and content. Dylan has an MBA from the University of Michigan and a BS from the University of the Witwatersrand.

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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

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

Responsive Accessible Data Tables with jQuery

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Today's expert post comes from Dylan Barrell, Deque's Vice President of Product Development. Dylan has almost 20 years of experience in technology development, technical sales, product management, product marketing, and corporate development. Dylan believes in leading through action to create value for shareholders and the community. Responsive Accessible Data Tables with a jQuery Plugin There are a handful of blog postings on accessible tables, the… Continue Reading Responsive Accessible Data Tables with jQuery

Worldspace FireEyes Beta 2: HOT FIX

We have discovered and fixed an issue in Worldspace FireEyes that affected new users and made it impossible for them to use the product at all. The issue also caused Firebug to stop working. The fix has been deployed to the download site and can be downloaded from: http://fireeyes.dequecloud.com/fireeyes_download.php To check that you have the correct version installed go to Tools->Add Ons from within Firefox.… Continue Reading Worldspace FireEyes Beta 2: HOT FIX