I don’t know about “ultimate”, but this is a good overview of why accessibility matters and what you need to know about Section 508.
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Vorlon.js is a pretty neat nodejs-based remote debugging tool from some of my colleagues at Microsoft. And now it’s available as a browser extension!
Lots of good information in this piece, but here’s the key takeaway:
The simplest solution is to show a menu via click. Click works when the user taps, when the user clicks with the mouse, and when the user tabs via keyboard and presses enter.
Not at all surprising…
Patagonia, Ace Hardware, Aeropostale, Bed Bath & Beyond and Estee Lauder are the most recent companies sued by blind plaintiffs, alleging that the retailers’ websites are not accessible to the blind as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
A good piece on why accessibility matters and steps JPMorgan Chase is taking to incorporate it in everything they do.
An excellent primer on accessibility from Charles McQuilkin.
Test cases for SVG accessibility, with and without ARIA.
This is an interesting discovery:
VoiceOver uses borders as a criteria to determine if a table is a data table or not.
An in-depth examination of