Featured: My ideal accessible components resource is holistic, well tested and easy to use
“To improve accessibility of the web as it is today, I feel we dearly need accessibility guidance that is holistic, well tested and easy to use.”
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Axe-con is live on Wednesday and Thursday this week and we can’t wait to see you there! If you’ve already registered, don’t forget to remind your friends and colleagues to join you.
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News, resources, tools and tutorials
- How to make UX research accessible for neurodiverse professionals (video - uxinsight.org)
- Five tips for focus groups with people who are blind or have low vision (blog post - visionaustralia.org)
- How to build accessible main navigation? (blog post - techhub.iodigital.com)
- The importance of adding accessibility design reviews to the design process (blog post – adhoc.team)
- Is Colorado the next web litigation frontier? (blog post – convergeaccessibility.com)
- How do you add alternative text and metadata to glTF objects? (blog post – equalentry.com)
- Adding sign language to videos (blog post - tetralogical.com)
- Real People, Real Stories Episode 1, 2023: Brandon Cole, streamer, blogger, voice actor, and podcaster (podcast - tpgi.com)
- Automated accessibility part 3: Regression tests (blog post – dev.to/steady5063)
- What it’s really like to be openly disabled in an interview process (blog post - malarycloke.medium.com)
- We don’t need .visually-hidden (blog post – webaxe.org)
New to A11y
Cooper Hollmaier wrote a guide to getting started with TalkBack on Android you should check out. It’s the default screen reader software included on Google touchscreen devices running the Android operating system. Since Android is a popular mobile platform, and mobile gets a lot of usage today, it’s a great place to start if you’re looking to learn how to test with screen readers.
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