Coding QA Podcast: Episode 61 - Accessibility Testing

Coding QA Podcast

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. Listen in as he shares his experience and discusses: 1. What does "accessible" me.

Running time
0h39m
File size
27.00MB

Download Original File | View original post

Episode synopsis

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.  Listen in as he shares his experience and discusses:

 

  1. What does "accessible" mean for software?
  1. How did Clay become an expert in accessibility testing?
  1. Why should you care about software accessibility?
  2. Section 508 compliance and the US government
  1. Accessibility testing tools
  1. Interesting accessibility bugs

 

Links from the show:

Resources
 

Microsoft Accessibility Portal

http://www.microsoft.com/enable/

 

MSDN Accessibility Overview

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/bb735024.aspx

W3C Web Accessibility Initiative Portal

http://www.w3.org/WAI/

 

WebAIM

http://webaim.org/

 

AbleGamers

http://www.ablegamers.com/

Tools
 

Windows 7 Software Development Toolkit

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/bb980924

 

Paciello Group Colour Contrast Analyser

http://paciellogroup.com/node/18?q=node/20

 

PEAT (Photosensitive Epilepsy Analysis Tool)

http://trace.wisc.edu/peat

 

AccChecker

http://acccheck.codeplex.com

 

You might also like...

Comments

Contribute

Why not write for us? Or you could submit an event or a user group in your area. Alternatively just tell us what you think!

Our tools

We've got automatic conversion tools to convert C# to VB.NET, VB.NET to C#. Also you can compress javascript and compress css and generate sql connection strings.

“Some people, when confronted with a problem, think "I know, I’ll use regular expressions." Now they have two problems.” - Jamie Zawinski