If continuous manual usability testing is a part of our workflow, why is manual accessibility testing only done at the end of the project?
Often our teachers don't mention that their wisdom was built on failure.
Modern software is often quirky and hard to use. Users and usability professionals have high expectations, and often product developers blame the technology for a poor experience.
Exempting start-ups from accessibility regulations can have a drastic effect on end users.
The status quo focusses on the cost of action, not the cost of inaction.
In honour of all the people struggling to do basic things on the internet, let's define what Web Accessibility is - and what it isn't.
'Oh, great', I hear you say - 'another bill'. Well ok, yes, if it's from Telecom, it probably is another bill. But it's what's different about this month's bill that got my attention. You see, I'd just returned home, after spending the best part of the day picnicing with friends in Dunedin's botanical gardens (which [...]
As a conscientious web developer, I build web pages that endeavour to be accessible to as wide a range of people as possible. Inevitably, this means that every now and then I have to pull a project manager, client, or designer up on inaccessible content or a poorly thought out design. So, I might say [...]