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Apps For All: Coding Accessible Web Applications by Heydon Pickering, Smashing Magazine

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Chapter 7: Welcome To The Community

I’m happy to report that learning about web accessibility has never been a lonely experience. The community of accessibility engineers, consultants and advocates I have been fortunate to correspond and meet with are particularly generous with their time and expertise — even when compared with the already open nature of the wider web community. Without conversing and collaborating with folk involved in web accessibility, this would be a much thinner — and frequently factually inaccurate! — book.

To conclude this introduction to web application accessibility, I’d like to introduce you to the accessibility community and many of the fantastic free tools and resources available to help you build accessible applications. ...

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