Featured: Apple’s new feature a step towards digital apartheid
Hampus Sethfors of Axess Lab discusses Apple’s new feature on the iPhone, called accessibility events.
News, resources, tools and tutorials
- We are actively destroying the web (blog post – gomakethings.com)
- Canary in a coal mine: How tech provides platforms for hate (blog post – alistapart.com)
- Accessibility challenges in web apps (blog post – marcus.io)
- Magic tap, an accessibility feature in iOS (blog post – maxability.co.in)
- Think like an accessible UX researcher part 1: Defining your research problem (blog post – developer.paciellogroup.com)
- Think like an accessible UX researcher part 2: How many participants? (blog post – developer.paciellogroup.com)
- Some notes about accessibility (blog post – css-tricks.com)
- About the HTML epidemic, WebAIM “Million” report, and Teach Access (blog post – webaxe.org)
- Under-engineered toggles (blog post – adrianroselli.com)
- How to keep your CSS grid layouts accessible (blog post – webdesign.tutsplus.com)
- A warning about automated accessibility “warnings” (blog post – scottohara.me)
- Reduced position sticky (blog post – scottohara.me)
- Drupal’s Angela Byron on building a diverse community (blog post – angel.co)
- Dear screen reader users, since web developers can’t automatically detect if you’re using a screen reader, why don’t you just hand that data over, the Apple edition (blog post – customerservant.com)
- How we made the country’s most accessible grocery shopping app (without anyone noticing) (blog post – justin.stach.uk)
- Alexa 100 accessibility update #2 (blog post – webaim.org)
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