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Slides: MinneWebCon 2017

Posted on Tuesday, 2 May 2017 by Adrian Roselli

I finally managed to get to MinneWebCon after 10 years (this was its tenth anniversary), and I did it as a speaker. I presented “Selfish Accessibility” to a completely full room with some folks standing (yay!). While I could not stick around for the workshops on day two, the first day was great. The speakers […]

The Paciello Group Joins VFO

Posted on Monday, 1 May 2017 by Mike Paciello

NASHUA, N.H. and ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – May 1, 2017 / FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE VFO™, the world’s leading assistive technology provider for the visually impaired and home of the Freedom Scientific®, Optelec and Ai Squared brands, today announced it has acquired The Paciello Group (TPG), a marquee software accessibility firm providing website and application compliance […]

Slides: ACES 2017: An Introduction to Alt Text for Tweets

Posted on Thursday, 13 April 2017 by Ashley Bischoff

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 […]

ARIA alert support

Posted on Wednesday, 12 April 2017 by Steve Faulkner
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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 […]