Featured: Inclusive Design 24 2016
Back in May, The Paciello Group put on another Inclusive Design 24, a 24-hour online conference dedicated to accessibility. It may have been months ago but they’ve archived all the presentations, complete with captions in YouTube. It’s a gold mine of accessibility knowledge you should explore.
News and links
Making progress on accessibility with the Windows 10 anniversary update: The latest Windows 10 update has a lot of accessibility improvements.
The Web Accessibility Initiative from W3C rolls out final draft of WAI-ARIA 1.1: Plus, the WCAG Techniques & Understanding WCAG document has also been updated.
G3ict acquires IAAP: From the press release, “IAAP, the International Association of Accessibility Professionals and G3ict, the Global Initiative for Inclusive Information and Communication Technologies, announced [recently] that G3ict will be acquiring IAAP in a merger aimed at promoting the accessibility profession on a more global scale.”
Resources, tools and tutorials
- Accessibility guidelines from Vox Media (resource)
- Links vs. buttons in modern web applications (blog post)
- Accessibility and performance in web design (blog post)
- Universal Video Player (tool)
- Semantic HTML: The unbearable rightness of being (blog post)
- Accessibility, Totally Tooling Tips podcast (podcast)
- Using the fieldset and legend elements (blog post)
New to A11y
The Paciello Group and Teach Access have put together an excellent tutorial for those interested in creating inclusive experiences on the Web.
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