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Re: Accessibility of Salesforce

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From: Howard Kramer
Date: Feb 26, 2015 11:40AM


Hi Karl,

Thanks for that feedback. And I'll take a look at the VPAT.

-Howard

On Thu, Feb 26, 2015 at 8:41 AM, Karl Groves < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> Howard,
>
> I'd recommend taking a look at Salesforce's VPAT documents:
> http://www.salesforce.com/company/legal/508_accessibility.jsp
>
> On a personal level, I use Salesforce and Desk.com for Tenon.
> Salesforce itself is an incredibly complicated system. I have no data
> to support this but I imagine that the system's complexity may
> exacerbate any accessibility issues the system has.
>
> It appears that newer Salesforce products have better accessibility
> than stuff built on legacy code. Desk.com, for instance, is pretty
> good. That doesn't mean it is perfect, which is why Tenon also accepts
> support requests via email and telephone. Just the other day though I
> engaged in a chat over Desk.com with a user on NVDA.
>
> On Thu, Feb 26, 2015 at 9:47 AM, Howard Kramer < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
> wrote:
> > Hello All,
> >
> > Has anyone had experience working with the Salesforce platform and
> > complementary tools such as Visualforce, Squid, etc.? I'm trying to find
> > out how intrinsically accessible it is and what, if any, types of
> > accessibility tools, checks, etc., it has?
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Howard
> >
> >
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>
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>
> Karl Groves
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>
> Modern Web Toolsets and Accessibility
> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_uq6Db47-Ks
>
> www.tenon.io
> > > >



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