11th October, 2018 was fabulous day for Bangalore. Intuit hosted their 6th Annual Accessibility Summit in their Bangalore office.
Summit has began with energiser by Prarthana, Co-founder of GiftAbled. Then summit was kicked off Ted Drake, Sanket and Somnath (leadership of Intuit) India.
In next few weeks, there are a series of interesting accessibility events are happening in Bangalore, India. These are some interesting events that not only brings platform to gain/share knowledge but also make a lot of friends.
Design @ Business
This is a by invitation only event taking place on 21st September,
I was recently asked by a friend if there are any standard rules to set priority for accessibility issues for a website and that triggered me write-in this piece.
In general, for an accessibility tester and when we read failure statements, everything sounds important,
Starting version 61, Mozilla Firefox comes with Accessibility Inspector within developer tools. However, Accessibility Inspector is not enabled by default reason being shown that as of now while accessibility inspector is turned on, users are experiencing some performance issues using other developer tools.
Recently I got an opportunity to present as part of Design Thinking series at IBM. Thanks to my good friend Suresh and his colleague Ajay for having invited me. Below is the deck that was presented.
Participants were pretty enthusiastic and shown a keen interest to start their journey into accessibility.
While we are playing to re-build our website, we wanted to be sure we address accessibility to the best possible extent. Well, we are still working on it; there are still some challenges! This post is to illustrate how replacing one plugin has made a huge difference from color contrast prospective.
IRCTC (Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation) has recently revamped it’s portal and good news is that users do not require to login to check availability of tickets, search trains etc., Here is a quick review from accessibility prospective.
As the site loads,
On 5th June, 2018 Web Accessibilty Initiative of World Wide Web Consortium has announced that Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 has become official recommendation as standard. There has been tremendous efforts by Accessibility Guidelines Working Group which includes task forces for Cognitive,
I was watching What’s new in Android Accessibility? and here is my quick notes. It’s great to see our good friend Victor Tsaran on the stage of Google I/O.
Sound Amplifier – to help increase audio quality on your android and avoid sound disturbances around the user.
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 has become a proposed recommendation a while ago. This is possibly a last step before a standard becomes W3C recommendation. In short, this process is to confirm if required corrections are made. Here is what it means in the words of W3C.