Newsletter Archives - January 2008

Featured Article

Introducing WAVE 4.0

WebAIM has launched version 4.0 of the popular WAVE web accessibility evaluation tool. This new version features a new look, more advanced evaluation, and many new features.

This WebAIM blog posting provides an overview of the new features in WAVE 4.0.

News

JAWS License Not Developer Friendly

This article provides commentary on the license for the trial version of JAWS and how its restrictions on developers can hurt accessibility.

WebAIM Accessibility Training

Register now for WebAIM's web accessibility training to be held February 20-21, 2008. This two day, hands-on training will be held in Logan, Utah.

Target.com Update

Target loses an appeal of the class action status of the lawsuit brought by the National Federation of the Blind.

Tips and Resources

Social networking sites lock out disabled users

This State of the eNation Report from AbilityNet takes an in-depth look at the accessibility (or more accurately, the inaccessibility) of popular social network sites.

New Google Toolbar adds accessible features

Google Toolbar for Internet Explorer launched version 5 as a public beta. This release adds support for Windows Accessibility APIs (used by screen readers, etc.) and enables keyboard navigation and access.

Creating accessible PDFs from Word 2007

This article explains how you can use the 'Save as PDF' plugin for Microsoft Office 2007 to create accessible PDFs from Word 2007 documents.

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