This post is not about web accessibility, but I hope you will find it interesting nonetheless. The Stockholm Museum of Modern Art (Moderna Museet) created an interesting project to make some of its exhibits accessible for visually impaired visitors.
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I am working on an accessibility analysis kit which you will be able to use as part of an automated test procedure in Ruby on Rails. RAAKT is a Ruby port of PAAKT (the Python Accessibility Analysis Kit) and can be used for assessing basic accessibility of HTML documents.
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Web based editing tools are becoming standard issue in modern content managment systems. As more and more organizations discover the advantages of using strucured markup it is important that these editing tools allow editors to markup content without knowledge of HTML. Unfortunately, many of the WYSIWYG-editing tools in use today create invalid markup or do not have the functionality required. Therefore I have selected some web based editing tools and tried to create a sample document in each of them.
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Content is often overlooked when working with a web site to increase accessibility. Even if your web site follows all W3C recommendations it will still be inaccessible if your content is difficult to comprehend. Let’s have a look at how you can measure text readability in english, spanish, swedish, danish and french to get a feel for the readability of your content.
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If you are an experienced ASP.NET developer but new to accessibility you may have searched the web for ASP.NET accessibility information. It is likely that most of your results have been about how ASP.NET 2.0 promises improved standards support and better accessibility. But 2.0 isn’t here yet. In this article we have a look at what you can do right now to increase accessibility in ASP.NET 1.1 web applications.
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