In today’s article, Dennis Deacon returns with a recent experience with the timely act of redeeming a gift card, and the impact that accessibility plays into gift giving.
The title attribute gets a lot of flack. And largely the disdain towards the attribute is quite justified. In June of 1993, twenty-four and a half years ago, title was proposed as part of the HTML 1.2 draft. It is primarily displayed as a native tooltip in desktop browsers, and revealed when a user mouse […]
In today’s article, Scott Vinkle asks developers, when creating or maintaining an existing React app, do you wonder about how to make sure the code you write helps to ensure an accessible user interface? There’s a tool to help developers write more accessible code, and it comes pre-packaged with React.
In today’s article, Eric Bailey describes the cloud-based option offered by Amazon AWS for developers to create powerful virtual computers in the cloud that are easy to access, but difficult to initially set up. Eric provides the setup steps, and offers a gift to help.
In today’s article, Dennis Lembrée provides a brief history of web icons, the pros & cons of several development solutions, and the impact to accessibility on each via a case study featuring the web app Easy Chirp.
In today’s article, Marcy Sutton explains that while automated tests for accessibility are no substitute for regular manual testing and testing with actual users, they can help free up your team a bit while communicating code quality to members of your team and potentially prevent regressions from deploying to production.
In today’s article, Tim Wright discusses the impact that preventing text resizing on your sites has on mobile commuters and how small touches and looking at a problem a little differently can often be the difference between users returning and not coming back.
In today’s article, Sean Massa and Melanie Sumner illustrate some core best practices that developers can take to make their work more accessible, test your code while developing, and some support resources.
Sometimes, components of your user interface will communicate information in a visual manner for which a programmatic or text equivalent may not be available. In these situations, you have to come up with a way to provide the same information to users of screen readers in order to provide an equivalent experience. This article will […]
In today’s article, Scott O’Hara tells the classic tale of developers not aware of accessibility and how user testing with a person with disabilities highlights the classic errors made, and the revelations experienced just before project launch.