I just recently got back from the American Copy Editors Society’s yearly conference, which was held in St. Petersburg, Florida. (ACES 2018 will be in Chicago, which I’m looking forward to—although the cold might faze me.) Much like accessibility, copy editing is an ongoing learning process for most of us, and this year’s ACES conference […]
Back in 2012 I did some testing of ARIA alert support across browsers, screen readers and operating systems. The results were not encouraging. Fast forward to yesterday, while in a discussion with my TPG colleague Jonny ‘Bonny’ James I had cause to revisit the alert tests and consequently retested alert support using some of the […]
Many HTML elements have an accessible name. It can be derived from different sources, and browsers use an algorithm called the Accessible Name and Description Computation to figure it out.
When you first started reading about Scrum, Kanban, or one of the other Agile frameworks, you probably came across topics like user stories, sprint planning, minimum viable product, and continuous integration. Each Agile framework has its own set of terms, lingo, and way of doing things which can make learning what and when to do […]
In my CSUN presentation this year I wanted to talk about what I think is the minimum amount of code that web designers should understand to best embed accessibility into their work. Should web designers be able to code? is a question that has been debated for years with, extremes of viewpoint from designers being […]