Episode 61 - Accessibility Testing Aug. 13, 2011

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In this week's episode of Coding QA, Mark and Jim sit down once again with fellow team member Clay Compton to discuss Accessibility testing. Clay's been in charge of this area for years on the ASP.NET team. placeholder; Listen in as he shares his experience and discusses:  placeholder; * What does "accessible" mean for software? * How did Clay become an expert in accessibility testing? * Why should you care about software accessibility? * Section 508 compliance and the US government * Accessibility testing tools * Interesting accessibility bugs  placeholder; Links from the show: Resources  placeholder; Microsoft Accessibility Portal [MSDN Accessibility ...



In this week's episode of Coding QA, Mark and Jim sit down once again with fellow team member Clay Compton to discuss Accessibility testing. Clay's been in charge of this area for years on the ASP.NET team. placeholder; Listen in as he shares his experience and discusses:

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  • What does "accessible" mean for software?

  • How did Clay become an expert in accessibility testing?

  • Why should you care about software accessibility?

  • Section 508 compliance and the US government

  • Accessibility testing tools

  • Interesting accessibility bugs

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Links from the show:

Resources

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Microsoft Accessibility Portal

MSDN Accessibility Overview

W3C Web Accessibility Initiative Portal

WebAIM

AbleGamers

Tools

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Windows 7 Software Development Toolkit

Paciello Group Colour Contrast Analyser

PEAT (Photosensitive Epilepsy Analysis Tool)

AccChecker