Today's post is from Chris McMeeking, a software developer at Deque. Prior to working with Deque, Chris ran his own company dedicated to making mobile devices accessible for children with cerebral palsy. "I've always been intrigued by using technology to bridge the gap for those less able. Technology can be part of the solution, as long as we don't allow it to become a growing… Continue Reading Accessible jQuery UI DatePicker
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
This post is part of my blog series on using ARIA. This post talks about using ARIA landmark roles. You do not have to have read the previous parts to understand it, but if you want to, here they are: How to use ARIA: An Introduction, Making an Accessible Form with ARIA, Part 1, and Making an Accessible Form with ARIA, Part 2. Usage Roles: navigation, contentinfo,… Continue Reading ARIA Blog series: Landmark Roles and Page Structure
Get ready - #a11ychat will be back this month on a new date: September 23rd from 4-5pm EDT. Our September topic will be CVAA and multimedia. We'll talk about the Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Act, accessibility and multimedia technologies, and whatever else comes up. Join the team for what is sure to be a lively discussion about multimedia accessibility. If you're new to the CVAA...… Continue Reading September #a11y chat – CVAA and multimedia!
The Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act (CVAA) was enacted to ensure that persons with disabilities have access to the innovative communications technologies of today; but while there has been much discussion about the captioning component of this law, how does it affect other types of communication devices? Join Deque's accessibility expert Brooks Newton October 15, at 2 PM EDT for a free webinar that will… Continue Reading Do you have questions about the CVAA? Join our webinar!