WebAIM Newsletter: January 2008
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.
This article provides commentary on the license for the trial version of JAWS and how its restrictions on developers can hurt accessibility.
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 loses an appeal of the class action status of the lawsuit brought by the National Federation of the Blind.
Tips and Resources
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.
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.
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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