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Re: Slides of my WAI-ARIA presentation at SpainJS event

From: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 9 Jul 2012 13:28:16 +0100
Message-ID: <CA+ri+VkQZ0-UkQDFu5QvzJKxRoo1kjrjS3GSrLJSjZYVVehuYQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: WAI Interest Group <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
the  link got corrupted first time around:

http://www.paciellogroup.com/blog/2011/04/html5-accessibility-chops-just-use-a-button/

regards
steve

On 9 July 2012 11:58, Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Chaals,
>
> >I think pretty much all browsers allow activating click events with the
> keyboard, and will add things if you give them a tabindex. So adding
> specific keyboard >handling is probably redundant if you're just using
> click (mouseover, focus, and various other things are still not so good).
>
> I think you are right, but need to take into account keyboard behaviour
> for things like buttons, which require activation on space key press as
> well as enter key
>
> see
> http://www.paciellogroup.com/blog/2011/04/html5-accessibility-chops-just-use-a-button/for more details.
>
> regards
> Steve
>
>
> On 9 July 2012 11:47, Chaals McCathieNevile <w3b@chaals.com> wrote:
>
>> On Sun, 08 Jul 2012 22:29:30 +0200, Ramón Corominas <
>> listas@ramoncorominas.com> wrote:
>>
>>  Hi all, and apologies for cross-posting.
>>>
>>> Last Saturday I gave a presentation in the SpainJS event about creating
>>> accessible apps using WAI-ARIA. The idea was to show JS developers that
>>> accessibility is an essential component to achieve quality coding, and the
>>> potential of ARIA to create more accessible apps.
>>>
>>> I've uploaded the slides here:
>>> http://ramoncorominas.com/**spainjs/<http://ramoncorominas.com/spainjs/>
>>>
>>
>> Nice :)
>>
>>
>>  Comments, suggestions or corrections are welcome (smile)
>>>
>>
>> I think pretty much all browsers allow activating click events with the
>> keyboard, and will add things if you give them a tabindex. So adding
>> specific keyboard handling is probably redundant if you're just using click
>> (mouseover, focus, and various other things are still not so good).
>>
>> I'd be interested in learning if that is not the case...
>>
>> cheers
>>
>> Chaals
>>
>> --
>> Chaals - standards declaimer
>>
>>
>
>
> --
> with regards
>
> Steve Faulkner
> Technical Director - TPG
>
> www.paciellogroup.com | www.HTML5accessibility.com |
> www.twitter.com/stevefaulkner
> HTML5: Techniques for providing useful text alternatives -
> dev.w3.org/html5/alt-techniques/
> Web Accessibility Toolbar - www.paciellogroup.com/resources/wat-ie-about.html
>
>
>


-- 
with regards

Steve Faulkner
Technical Director - TPG

www.paciellogroup.com | www.HTML5accessibility.com |
www.twitter.com/stevefaulkner
HTML5: Techniques for providing useful text alternatives -
dev.w3.org/html5/alt-techniques/
Web Accessibility Toolbar - www.paciellogroup.com/resources/wat-ie-about.html
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