Featured: Auditing design systems for accessibility
Anna E. Cook focuses on some of the most pivotal accessibility work that designers can do: Creating design systems with baked-in accessibility compliance.
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News, resources, tools and tutorials
- Testing fonts for accessibility (blog post – uxdesign.cc)
- Making great accessible mobile apps (blog post – accessibility.blog.gov.uk)
- Shift further left with Deque’s axe-linter for VS Code (tool - deque.com)
- The visual system — A brief guide to anatomy and physiology in the context of typography (blog post - medium.com/the-readability-group)
- 16px or larger text prevents iOS form zoom (blog post - css-tricks.com)
- Wix launches first of its kind accessibility tool to help make the web accessible for everyone (press release - prnewswire.com)
- Learn how to build accessible web apps (course - testingaccessibility.com)
New to A11y?
Did you know that Global Accessibility Awareness Day happens soon? That’s an annual event to get everyone talking, thinking and learning about digital access and inclusion. Are you a member (or organizer) of a tech-related group, not necessarily focused on a11y, hosted on the Meetup platform? On May 22 (from 4:30 pm US PT - 6:30 PM US PT), the A11yBay Meetup is having a two-hour event marking the 10th Global Accessibility Awareness day (#gaad hashtag on Twitter). The organizers want to partner with other meetups and create the largest meetup event talking about accessibility on that day. Insightful speakers plus the GAAD Co-Founders will be there to make at least one special announcement. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more details on how to get involved in the partnership.
The 7th LinkedIn hosted Accessibility Camp Bay Area is May 22, extending the 10th anniversary of GAAD. It features 18 talks, a deliberately less formal atmosphere than a traditional conference, and is free to attend. Register at www.accessibilitycampbay.org.
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