week11y issue 151

30 June 2023

Flexbox and the Screen Reader Experience A Webaim article that reminds us that whilst CSS flexbox can be used to change the visual order of content, it often has no bearing on how the content is consumed by a screen reader. This can lead to major accessibility issues if the intended reading order differs from… [Read More]

dai11y 27/06/2023 – The Monarch could be the next big thing in Braille

27 June 2023

The Monarch could be the next big thing in Braille A collaboration project between HumanWare and the American Printing House for the Blind (APH) has resulted in the Monarch: a “multipurpose” Braille device. Refreshable Braille displays have existed for years, but have been expensive, slow to refresh, and fragile. A new “braille pin mechanism” created… [Read More]

dai11y 26/06/2023 – Flexbox and the Screen Reader Experience

26 June 2023

Flexbox and the Screen Reader Experience A Webaim article that reminds us that whilst CSS flexbox can be used to change the visual order of content, it often has no bearing on how the content is consumed by a screen reader. This can lead to major accessibility issues if the intended reading order differs from… [Read More]

fortnight11y issue 75

23 June 2023

A Practical Approach to Automated Accessibility Mark Steadman writes a mini series on automated accessibility. In this introductory article, Mark introduces his three-step plan for introducing automated accessibility checks into your pipeline: There are a lot of different testing approaches and tools out there, so having a three phase plan for testing is a useful… [Read More]

week11y issue 150

23 June 2023

Face-off: Should kit colours be catered to colour-blind fans? Anyone who’s ever played FIFA on a game console will at some point have ended up playing a game where both sides have really similar looking kits. It becomes difficult to know who you can pass to, and makes the game less enjoyable. This is an… [Read More]

dai11y 23/06/2023 – Brief Note on Buttons, Enter, and Space

23 June 2023

Brief Note on Buttons, Enter, and Space An interesting article by Adrian Roselli, sharing something I didn’t know: A native <button> fires on key down when that key is Enter. If you hold down the Enter key, it continues to fire for as long you hold Enter (or something crashes). A native <button> fires on… [Read More]

week11y issue 149

16 June 2023

After a few weeks off, the frequent11y newsletter has returned! A Practical Approach to Automated Accessibility Mark Steadman writes a mini series on automated accessibility. In this introductory article, Mark introduces his three-step plan for introducing automated accessibility checks into your pipeline: There are a lot of different testing approaches and tools out there, so… [Read More]

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