Newsletter Archives - April 2010
WebAIM's Aaron Andersen presents the first of a series on future web accessibility with this overview of the accessibility of the HTML5 video element.
Get a sneak peak at the future development of the WAVE web accessibility evaluation tool.
Seats are still available for WebAIM's web accessibility training to be held June 9-10 in beautiful Logan, Utah.
Tips and Resources
Built-in or bolt-on accessibility
The following posts present some interesting dialog concerning recent recommendations for the HTML5 specification. Be sure to read the comments.
- HTML5 details element, built-in and bolt-on accessibility
- HTML5: bolt-on or built-in accessibility?
- Built-in or bolt-on accessibility in HTML5? How about a bit of both?
- Removing the Details and Summary Elements
- Retain several newly-introduced semantic elements, attributes, and controls
Steve Faulkner shows the similarities, mappings, and differences of HTML5 and WAI-ARIA markup.
Roger Johansson highlights how specifying the language of page content affects accessibility.
Accessible links is PDF documents aren't as difficult as they may seem.
Vlad Alexander questions the effectiveness of current web accessibility efforts and proposes some ideas for moving forward.
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