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Internet News : 26/11/2015
EASI Free Webinar on Firefox extension tool Functional Accessibility Evaluator

Functional Accessibility Evaluator, AInspector Sidebar and Accessibility Bookmarklets
Thursday Dec. 3: 11 Pacific, noon Mountain, 1 Central and 2 PM Eastern standard

Free EASI webinar Jon Gunderson from the University of Illinois will demonstrate The Functional Accessibility Evaluator (FAE) 2.0 which is designed to evaluate and summarize the accessibility of an entire website and AInspector Sidebar is a Firefox add-on to inspect and highlight accessibility problems and features on individual pages. Both tools are open source tools and they evaluate accessibility based on the requirements of the W3C Web Content Accessibility Guideline (WCAG) 2.0. WCAG 2.0 is an international standard and part of the Section 508 refresh for information technology.

Open source tools can be freely used and customized for individual needs and use the OpenAjax Evaluation Library. New Accessibility bookmarklets to provide visualizations of typically hidden accessibility information will also be demonstrated.

Tool Information

Ainspector Sidebar (for Firefox)is a An Firefox Add-on to evaluate the current DOM of a web page for WCAG 2.0 Level A and AA requirements at:

Functional Accessibility Evaluator 2.0 Spiders a website for WCAG 2.0 Level A and AA requirements and generates a summary report

Accessibility Bookmarklets is a browser add-ons that help make hidden accessibility information visible to sighted developers

This will help you to have confidence in your work to provide accessible information online.
Register for the Dec. 3 free webinar
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