Following in the footsteps of the discussion initiated last month, allow me to go further down the path of the so-called "accessibility core rules" as we cover the remaining accessibility principles that are operable, understandable, and robust. A lot of people have written on the POUR principles over the past four and a half years. My intent is not to do that all over again… Continue Reading Pragmatica11y: Teaching Accessibility Core Rules
When I come home from work, after a fun filled day of analyzing website code, my 6-year-old son sometimes asks me "What's your job daddy?" I have to give him a simple answer he can understand, so I tell him my job is to make sure that everyone can go on the Internet. If he keeps asking me further questions, I usually distract him with… Continue Reading Web Accessibility – It‘s always about the users!
If you're planning to head out to the American Banker's Association Regulatory Compliance Conference in Chicago this weekend, make sure you plan to attend our Power Breakfast session on June 11th. Our session, titled "Digital and Mobile Accessibility: Is Your Bank Prepared?", will be presented by Deque CEO Preety Kumar and Kristina Launey, Partner at Seyfarth Shaw. The presentation will cover everything you need to know… Continue Reading ABA Regulatory Compliance Conference Power Breakfast
Did you miss our riveting #a11y #a11ychat this past Monday? Never fear! We've got the whole #a11ychat transcription on Chirpstory. We were joined by special guest Shawn Lauriat. Shawn works as a software engineer focusing on accessibility of Google Docs. He joined Google in 2011 as an engineer on the Documents team. Shawn responded to all our Google Doc and Drive accessibility questions and shared some great… Continue Reading May #a11ychat with Shawn Lauriat from Google – Transcript
This week is John Slatin's AccessU presented by Knowbility. AccessU is a three-day instructional conference comprised of educational sessions by accessibility experts from across the continent, and Deque is a very proud sponson of AccesU. Our very own Paul Adam, Denis Boudreau, Barry Johnson, and Glenda Sims are all presenting this year. Earlier today, Glenda gave a presentation on accessibility and gamification titled, "Accessibility is Broken: A… Continue Reading Deque at AccessU
In honor of Global Accessibility Awareness Day, Deque Systems presents "Accessibility Stories." "Accessibility Stories" is a collection of videos we recorded at the National Federation of the Blind National Convention in 2012. We invited people to come and share their experiences with web accessibility and to talk about how technology figures into and improves their lives. The result is this series of remarkable first-hand stories… Continue Reading Deque Presents: Accessibility Stories