Archive for the 'Accessibility' Category

AccessFirefox Reloaded

by Michael

Anyone that has been reading many of my posts here would have seen the post titled Accessibility that was made about 9 months ago. It was about Access Firefox. The sites owner Ken any myself had just finished redesigning the site. Much has changed since then.

The site has now changed its domain name from .com to AccessFirefox.org and further work has been done on the sites design. There is also plenty of new content so if you have not visited the site for a while it might be worth another peak.

ARIA Tree View

by Michael

Just 2 posts ago I mentioned I was working on some ARIA based projects. ARIA means Accessible Rich Internet Applications. Well I just managed to get another one fully functional and have cross browser support.

It is a Tree View, mean something that looks like what the folder do in Explorer.

Besides just looking great, the tree view has a lot features. Besides the basic clicking to use it, it supports fully key board usability. You can use the arrow keys to move around the tree.

For any interested in other ARIA widgets I have done, there is the Slider

Accessibility

by Michael

I have become more and more involved in Firefox accessibility over the past months. And since I think it very important, I would like to share it with you.

I am now the web master of Access Firefox, a site I came across by checking out what site owner's, Ken Saunders email belonged to. A funny habit I have gotten into.

Feeling strongly that a site about accessibility should be accessible as possible, and seeing a lot of potential in it, I offered to help him fix it up. It is now had a complete make over. And I invite every one to Go visit it

I have also been working on accessible JavaScript widgets that use the ARIA (or Mozilla's page) technology.

You can find completed examples by me in the accessibility section of Codefisher