Featured: The problem with screen reader testing
Jake Tracey pitches a pragmatic approach to screen reader testing for developers.
News, resources, tools and tutorials
- The no-mouse challenge: Taking the keyboard navigation red pill (blog post – uxdesign.cc)
- A11y Rules podcast guests define web accessibility (blog post – incl.ca)
- Three quick tips to achieve your 2021 accessibility goals (video - youtube.com)
- Front-end performance checklist 2021 (resource - smashingmagazine.com)
- Why the Accessibility Tree is key to understanding accessible applications (blog post - blogs.intuit.com/blog)
- ButtonBuddy - learn about accessible button contrast (resource/tool - buttonbuddy.dev)
- The ongoing evolution of ‘Shift left’ (blog post - feather.ca)
- Not all disabilities are visible. Mine was reluctant to be seen (blog post - getstark.co)
New to A11y?
Rakshitha Arni Ravishankar wrote up a nice primer on ableist language, explaining why you need to stop using these words and phrases. Combating ableist language takes real work and every little bit helps.
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