In the first post of his advanced ARIA series, Deque Software Developer Harris Schneiderman gives a refresher on the principles of ARIA – and how to use it to fix common accessibility issues. This series is a must-read for developers looking to take a deep dive into implementing web accessibility.
The aXe Hackathon is one of our most highly-anticipated events at CSUN. In this post, accessibility evangelist and senior front-end engineer Marcy Sutton recaps the highlights of the Hackathon, including the projects undertaken and key takeaways from the event. We can’t wait for the 2018 aXe Hackathon!
In this post, accessibility evangelist and senior front-end engineer Marcy Sutton explores how to scale accessibility with WorldSpace Attest, which helps catch accessibility issues early on in the development process. Marcy demonstrates how to use Attest with a walk-through of a typical front front-end integration testing workflow, with step-by step instructions on how to use the tool.
Take Deque’s Mobile Accessibility Challenge: Next week, watch Paul J. Adam’s webinar for developers, Mobile Accessibility 101. Then take the Mobile Web Accessibility course offered at Deque University (with both self-paced and instructor-led options). This dual-pronged method is your comprehensive guide to mobile accessibility!
Find out more of what Deque University has to offer in this week’s course highlight: HTML and CSS Accessibility. Designers, web developers, QA testers and content creators can learn how to implement accessibility into HTML and CSS – plus prevent and fix accessibility errors in their code.
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.