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  • Ephox Simplifies Web Content Accessibility and Authoring

    The hardest part of writing web content is making it standards compliant to allow all visitors to use your site and for those with mobile devices to view it properly. The latest version of Ephox's (news, site ) EditLive! allows even non-technical users to create standards-compliant content, accessible

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  • SharePoint Gets Smart Accessibility Capabilities

    Accessibility is an important part of any collaboration or web content management system. For SharePoint this is no exception. In partnership with Microsoft, HiSoftware has developed an Accessibility Toolkit for SharePoint. That toolkit has just been updated to version 2.

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  • Want to Build Websites That Are More Accessible?

    Still searching for that perfect Christmas gift for the web designer on your list? Not anymore. O'Reilly has just published Universal Design for Web Applications, a new book that promotes designing accessible websites and teaches readers how to build websites that are more accessible to people with disabilities and

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  • Are You Delivering Accessible Web Content?

    Are you in the loop on this? The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.0 (WCAG 2.0) has been approved by the W3C. With it, comes discussion among W3C’s Web Accessibility Initiative about what’s new with these guidelines as well as the resources that will be available for web developers and

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  • Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 Out for Review

    On November 3, 2008, the W3C published the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0. These guidelines include a number of recommendations that developers can use to make content more accessible to people with disabilities and to everyone in general. Understanding the WCAG Guidelines WCAG 2.

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  • W3C Publishes Accessible Rich Internet Applications Working Draft

    Some code and functionality used in web development may not be available to all users, especially those who rely on screen readers, or cannot use a mouse. The W3C addresses these accessibility challenges.

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  • HiSoftware's AKS 1.1 and Compliance Sheriff

    News from the SharePoint User Conference in Seattle, where HiSoftware present on Thursday with an update of AKS, and with the launch of 'Compliance Sheriff', a new compliance solution. Accessibility Kit for SharePoint An update for the popular Accessibility Kit for SharePoint, developed with Microsoft, will bring yet more accessibility to the collaborative environment in SharePoint blogs and wikis. AKS v1.

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  • W3C Working to Make Rich Internet Apps Accessible

    The W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) realizes that the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 1.0) discouragement of Javascript does not work for developing accessible Rich Internet Applications. They do recognize the need to provide technologies to map controls, AJAX live regions, and events to accessibility APIs.

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  • Webcast: 5 Critical User Experience Design Trends for 2008

    Human Factors International (HFI), a company dedicated to software usability, presents Trends in user experience design: What you need to know in 2008 that can help your business. This free, live webinar is scheduled for Thursday, February 7 at 3:30 pm ET (US).

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  • Book Review: Design Accessible Web Sites

    Too often in our plight to design beautiful, engaging websites, we overlook the unique abilities and disabilities of our users. Sure, we know their demographics, their wants, their desires and maybe even their top tasks. But do we really design with their abilities in mind? Unfortunately, probably not as much as we should ; and maybe

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  • SharePoint Gets (Still More) Accessible with Accessibility Toolkit

    SharePoint Server 2007 has announced the Accessibility Toolkit for SharePoint 1.0, better known as the AKS Solution. Microsoft partnered with accessibility technology vendor HiSoftware to build the toolokit. It provides files, programs and utilities that enable SharePoint Server (MOSS) and SharePoint Services (WSS) sites to follow the accessibility guidelines

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  • Squiz Sez You're Not Accessible Enough

    Squiz is forever telling us what we should do and what we should think: about CMS, about SEO, doing business on the web, about the Four Noble Truths of the Buddha (it's a WIP). Which is quite irritating, because they're invariably just about right. The open source Enterprise CMS developer

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  • OpenDocument (ODF) Enhances XML Accessibility

    In more standards news the Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards (OASIS) recently announced that their members have approved OpenDocument Format (ODF) for Office Applications version 1.1 as an official OASIS Standard.

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