Accessibility Testing

A Software Tester's Guide To Usability

By Claire Reckless<p>A Holistic Look At Usability Testing<p>Usability is an important quality to consider when building software for your users. An …

UX Design

A DIY Web Accessibility Blueprint

April 17, 2018<p><i>Each month, A List Apart’s editors select an article An Event Apart attendees shouldn’t miss, and we share it here. Enjoy this month’s</i> …

Visual Design

Suck less: A quick introduction to accessibility

Ever made an app that is impossible to use? There's a chance you have. Technology users are a diverse bunch, which means that some of your users are …

UX Design

Accessibility Testing: Colour Blindness Accessibility

We have a few posts on the Club already about accessibility testing: and Someone recently asked on testers.chat: anybody have resources on making …

Visual Design

Assistive Technology Fair

Join the Accessibility and Learning Technologies group (ALT) for our inaugural Assistive Technology Fair! We will showcase several innovative devices …

Assistive Technology

WAI-ARIA: the dark art of accessibility?

A few weeks back I was interviewed on the A11y Rules podcast by Nic Steenhout. In it, I discuss what I believe to be the biggest barrier to a more …

Visual Design

Tips For Conducting Usability Studies With Participants With Disabilities

Over the last few years, I ran several usability studies with participants with various disabilities. I thought it would help others if I shared some …

UX Design

Accessibility for developers

User experience can—and should—be the same for everyone.The post Accessibility for developers appeared first on InVision Blog.

Visual Design

The Ultimate Guide — Difference Between Usability and User Experience

The Ultimate Guide — Difference Between Usability and User Experience<p>In recent years, user experience design as the most important design process, is …

UX Design

Product Design: How To Balance Accessibility And Interactivity Across Devices

Interview with Laura Allen, Accessibility Program Manager at Google for Chrome and the Chrome Operating System<p>In the last two episodes of Build we …

UX Design

Top Accessibility Testing Tools for Automation

The Top Accessibility Testing Tools for Automation I recently interviewed one of the contributors to the Selenium project and a Senior Technical …

Visual Design

UX in 2018: Design, Development, and Accessibility

A new year means new innovations and services that present challenges for user experience professionals. Each year, UX finds a boundary to push that …

UX Design

Interfaces are dying, so your brand needs a bigger personality

Less than a decade ago, branding style guides used to be a huge PDF covering multiple visual aspects of a brand, such as typography, colors, and photography.<p>When digital came about, style guides started to account for pixel-based touchpoints between brand and consumer, including things like header …

Creativity

30 Things Every New Software Tester Should Learn

by Heather Reid<p>This is a guide to learning more about software testing. As you start on your journey you will have tasks you can work through. …

UX Design

Accessibility Testing Tools

There is a sentiment that <i>accessibility isn't a checklist</i>, meaning that if you're really trying to make a site accessible, you don't just get to check …

Web Development

How to get started with started with accessibility user testing

With accessibility user testing, the main goal is to verify whether your assumptions concerning accessibility features were right. The objective is …

Usability

Getting started with accessibility user testing

With accessibility user testing, the main goal is to verify whether your assumptions concerning accessibility features were right. The objective is …

UX Design

Automating Your Accessibility Tests

<i>Seren Davies</i> reminds us that unlike Christmas, accessibility testing should not come but once a year with a look at how to apply automated testing. …

DevOps

Google pauses accessibility app ban while it considers 'responsible and innovative' uses of the accessibility services

Google started contacting developers last month with a bit of an ultimatum: make sure accessibility mode is only used to help disabled users or risk …

Android News

The best Slack groups for UX designers

A list with the 20 most relevant Slack communities related to design and technology if you are interested in connecting with professionals like …

UX Design

Hand selected articles about UX and Psychology

Editor's pick<p>Ethical Design: The Practical Getting-Started Guide<p>By now, most people working in tech know and feel the deep concerns related to …

UX Design

Tips for making accessibility a core design principle

Accessibility pioneer Léonie Watson quizzes some of the web industry’s most knowledgeable experts for their thoughts on making websites and apps more …

Web Applications

Skills & Methods

Here is a quick way to see the methods and tools we use most often.<p>Strategy & planning<p>Customer journey mapping<br>• Stakeholder interviews<br>• Stakeholder …

UX Design

BBC Blogs - Technology & Creativity Blog - Showcasing the best of BBC News online

Showcasing the best of BBC News online<p>Holly CookExecutive Product Manager - BBC News, Design & Engineering<p>Tagged with:<p>BBC Online<br>• BBC News<p>Comments<p><i>The News front page is one of the BBC’s most popular digital products. Senior Product Manager Holly Cook explains the recent upgrade of the page and</i> …

Accessibility for Everyone by Laura Kalbag

Read a Sample Chapter<p>You make the web more inclusive for everyone, everywhere, when you design with accessibility in mind. Let Laura Kalbag guide you …

UX Design

What auditors test your site for

When assessing how accessible your website or app is, auditors will likely want to look at whole pages. But perhaps most of what you are working on …

Visual Design

Design Resources

• 18F Accessibility Guide — hub of accessibility resources and principles by government office 18F<br>• Empathy Prompts — open source list of considerations …

Graphic Design

Designing for Accessibility, Step 1: Color Contrast

The A11Y Project puts it best, and most bluntly: “Accessibility is hard.” If you’re feeling lost, start with color contrast.A primer on …

Visual Design

Championing Accessibility at the Guardian

What is digital accessibility, and how it can be considered part of universal design? How do we inform others of design considerations for a global audience, and common accessibility tools?<p>In preparation for Global Accessibility Awareness Day, the Guardian Accessibility Working Group decided to run …

Visual Design

Understanding Design Conventions

When it comes to design patterns, one saying to keep in mind is: “Don’t reinvent the wheel”. This suggests you avoid creating new solutions that …

UI Design