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by Cindy Li
Designing for on the internet means you have to design for a wide range of audiences.
What factors do you need to consider? Culture, accessibility, platform? Why should you care?
Why don’t you? :)
With the extensive move to mobile interfaces it is not infrequent to see developers ignore the underlying principals of inclusive design. As in the 1990s poor semantic mark-up, absence of onscreen labels and misuse of HTML in general are common occurrences in mobile apps and web sites these days. It is reasonable to assume that this behavior is due to the fact that developers aren't well familiar with how users perceive the interfaces they build.
This talk will highlight some of the most screaming accessibility issues found in many mobile applications and demonstrate how they affect user experience on popular mobile platforms.
by Glenda Sims
How do you know if your web site is accessible? Can automated testing tools help?
Glenda Sims will share gems from her 10+ years of experience testing sites for accessibility. Equip yourself with free and powerful testing tools. Learn how to turn it up a notch when you need to monitor accessibility across a vast enterprise. See some of the very latest testing tools that will help you evaluate color contrast, dynamic content and WAI-ARIA compliance.
16th July 2011