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Re: which are the things should keep in mind while doing content testing?


From: Bourne, Sarah (MASSIT)
Date: Jun 30, 2017 12:27PM

> On 6/29/2017 8:37 AM, Trafford, Logan wrote:
>> As a somewhat related follow up question:
>> Does an up-to-date, non-proprietary, testing methodology utilizing some of these tools exist anywhere?

The Department of Homeland Security's Section 508 Compliance Test Processes [1] and the Social Security Administration's Accessibility Best Practices Library [2] are widely used in government.

Many of the newest API-based tools (such as aXe, Tenon, etc.) are designed to be integrated with development tools so you're testing as you work. Having a methodology for them would be a bit like looking for a methodology for spell checking.

[1] https://www.dhs.gov/compliance-test-processes
[2] https://www.ssa.gov/accessibility/bpl/default.htm

Sarah E. Bourne
Director of IT Accessibility, MassIT
Commonwealth of Massachusetts
1 Ashburton Pl. rm 811 Boston MA 02108