January 13, 2014, 6:30 AM —
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If you read my blog regularly, you know that I write about accessible technology every now and again. While, seemingly, everybody is writing code and developing apps or technology of some sort these days, not everybody is thinking about making it accessible to everyone. In an effort to help rectify this, I thought I would start sharing some of the news, links, tweets, blog posts, etc. about developing accessible technology that I’ve been reading.
Here, then, are links to some recent such stories that you may have missed.
iOS game developer Amir Rajan wrote about his experience making an iOS app accessible, just how easy it was and why it’s important
If you want to make sure your jQuery is accessibile, try using the QUAIL plugin which lets you easily check your content against accessibility guidelines
Amazon is looking for a Senior Technical Project Manager for Website Accessibility
Finally, ICYMI, I wrote last week about Gartner’s estimate that the size of the potential market for accessible technologies is $8 trillion - and, in reality, is probably even bigger than that
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