Raindrop.io Bookmarks 09/03/2022
- Comparing JAWS, NVDA, and VoiceOver | CSS-Tricks - CSS-Tricks
"A 2021 research by WebAim found that from 1568 responders, more than 53.7 percent of people surveyed used JAWS on Windows, more than 30.7 percent of people used NVDA on Windows and little over 6.5 percent of people used VoiceOver on macOS."
- This is a test of Twitter's new Edit Tweet feature. This is only a test
"For this test, Tweets will be able to be edited a few times in the 30 minutes following their publication. Edited Tweets will appear with an icon, timestamp, and label so it's clear to readers that the original Tweet has been modified."
- 'Accessibility at the Edge' W3C CG Is an Overlay Smoke Screen -- Adrian Roselli
"My opinion is that this Community Group was never meant for genuine use. It seems more likely to me that UserWay and AudioEye (but mostly UserWay) are using the W3C brand to provide a veneer of credibility to their own ongoing marketing efforts."
- Neutrality isn't an option when it comes to accessibility - karlgroves.com
"Attempting to claim neutrality on the issue of accessibility overlays is, at best, cowardice. An argument could be made that it is complicity."
- Exploring the Underrated Output Element - Carney Develop It
"Many browsers implement this element as an aria-live region. Assistive technology will thereby announce the results of UI interactions posted inside it without requiring that focus is switched away from the controls that produce those results."
- Cache the World Opt In Preview - Mozilla Accessibility
"Early last year, the Firefox accessibility team began work on a major project to re-design the browser's accessibility engine. The accessibility engine is responsible for providing assistive technologies like screen readers with the information they need to properly and efficiently announce web page content."
- What to Know About Accessible PDFs From Microsoft Word and Google Docs - Lireo Designs
"Interesting to learn: creating a document in Google Docs, exporting it as a Microsoft Word document, then converting the Word document to PDF will retain most of the formatting elements from the Word document. And create a more accessible PDF than one exported directly from Google Docs to PDF."