Staying On Top of Digital Accessibility Technologies: Deque at the W3C

There's an old adage that states "The only thing constant is change", and when it comes to the world of Digital Accessibility that axiom is spot-on. Technology continues to grow at a rapid rate, with new devices and standards emerging all the time. Staying on top of those changes is critical to our mission at Deque. It's how we're able to provide our clients with… Continue Reading Staying On Top of Digital Accessibility Technologies: Deque at the W3C

Big Plans for Deque at CSUN 2016!

It's that time of year again, and here at Deque we couldn't be more excited. It's the 31st CSUN Annual International Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference, and this year Deque is once again a showcase sponsor. The event is taking place March 21st-26th at the Manchester Grand Hyatt Hotel in San Diego, CA. This year promises to be our best yet, with a total of… Continue Reading Big Plans for Deque at CSUN 2016!

Accessibility Prioritization: Laying the Foundation with a Strategic Plan [Part 1]

Stategic A11Y Prioritization Matrix. Litigation risk on x-axis. User impact on y-axis.

You know you have accessibility issues that need to be fixed...yesterday. Maybe you've hired an accessibility consultant to tell you what's wrong with your site or mobile application.  If you've hired an accessibility consultant, most likely they've given you an assessment with a list of all the issues. At Deque, for example, the first accessibility project with new clients is often an  assessment and remediation… Continue Reading Accessibility Prioritization: Laying the Foundation with a Strategic Plan [Part 1]

Common Accessibility Element Pitfalls and How to Avoid Them

Maybe this scenario sounds familiar: You're working on your iOS application, dabbling with Accessibility.  You know a little bit about how to use VoiceOver and you're taking a quick look at your app to make sure it's accessible.  Suddenly you notice a button in the corner. The button is disabled unless a user fills out a certain text field.  You think to yourself: Ugh. I should… Continue Reading Common Accessibility Element Pitfalls and How to Avoid Them

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