Chris Ashton

month11y issue 35

27 January 2023

Welcome to the first month11y of 2023! I’ve had a nice little break from the newsletter, but am looking forward to getting going again. But first: a big thank you to everyone who completed my survey. It’s really useful knowing what’s most important to you (so much so that I’ll leave it open, in case… [Read More]

fortnight11y issue 70

27 January 2023

5 takeaways from screen reader usability interviews Frontend developer Jess Budd shares five things they’ve learned from user testing with screen reader users. Google’s ‘Guided Frame’ helps visually impaired users shoot better pictures This article has been in my bookmarks since the Pixel 7 launch event on October 6th, 2022. Google announced “a number of… [Read More]

week11y issue 140

27 January 2023

Top 10 Accessibility News of 2022 This is a round-up of last year’s “most talked about” accessibility news stories, brought to you by Equal Entry (who also have a newsletter you should subscribe to!). I won’t regurgitate the whole list, which is quite US-centric, but there are some interesting items that were actually completely new… [Read More]

dai11y 27/01/2023

27 January 2023

PlayStation debuts highly customisable controller for gamers with disabilities at CES Sony has unveiled an adaptable PlayStation controller, dubbed “Project Leonardo”. It is designed for gamers with limited motor control, who may not be able to hold the traditional controller. The article does a great job at summarising what’s unique about the controller: The controller… [Read More]

dai11y 25/01/2023

25 January 2023

Comparing Manual and Free Automated WCAG Reviews Adrian Roselli looks at the homepage for a “popular site” and performs a manual review against the WCAG 2.1 A and AA standard, using “bookmarklets, assorted contrast checkers, dev tools, and assistive technology”, including “screen reader pairings of Chrome/JAWS, NVDA/Firefox, and VoiceOver/Safari on desktop”. He then runs the… [Read More]

dai11y 24/01/2023

24 January 2023

Top 10 Accessibility News of 2022 This is a round-up of last year’s “most talked about” accessibility news stories, brought to you by Equal Entry (who also have a newsletter you should subscribe to!). I won’t regurgitate the whole list, which is quite US-centric, but there are some interesting items that were actually completely new… [Read More]

week11y issue 139

20 January 2023

5 takeaways from screen reader usability interviews Frontend developer Jess Budd shares five things they’ve learned from user testing with screen reader users. Google’s ‘Guided Frame’ helps visually impaired users shoot better pictures This article has been in my bookmarks since the Pixel 7 launch event on October 6th, 2022. Google announced “a number of… [Read More]

dai11y 20/01/2023

20 January 2023

What we learned from our first accessibility conformance review Hidde de Vries writes about reviewing ‘Sanity Studio‘, a headless CMS, for accessibility. Hidde, who works for the studio, started by comparing the different accessibility guidelines, such as WCAG. There is actually a different standard for authoring apps: the Authoring Tool Accessibility Guidelines (ATAG). This “seemed… [Read More]

dai11y 19/01/2023

19 January 2023

Google’s ‘Guided Frame’ helps visually impaired users shoot better pictures This article has been in my bookmarks since the Pixel 7 launch event on October 6th, 2022. Google announced “a number of features” including:

dai11y 17/01/2023

17 January 2023

5 takeaways from screen reader usability interviews Frontend developer Jess Budd shares five things they’ve learned from user testing with screen reader users.

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