Newsletter Archives - April 2010

Features

Future Web Accessibility: HTML5 <video>

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.

WAVE5 Development Begins

Get a sneak peak at the future development of the WAVE web accessibility evaluation tool.

News

WebAIM Web Accessibility Training

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 and the myth of WAI-ARIA redundance

Steve Faulkner shows the similarities, mappings, and differences of HTML5 and WAI-ARIA markup.

Using the lang attribute makes a difference

Roger Johansson highlights how specifying the language of page content affects accessibility.

Creating Accessible Links in PDF's

Accessible links is PDF documents aren't as difficult as they may seem.

Do we need a new game plan to make the Web accessible?

Vlad Alexander questions the effectiveness of current web accessibility efforts and proposes some ideas for moving forward.

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