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RE: a good place to point people new to access to for samples

From: Phill Jenkins <pjenkins@us.ibm.com>
Date: Mon, 21 Apr 2014 16:09:46 -0500
To: WAI Interest Group <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
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I think Kathy is right in suggesting the "authoring practices" if your 
audience is web developer already familiar with WAI-ARIA concept and 
looking for coding examples.  But, it might be useful to suggest they have 
a basic understanding (if they don't already) by starting with the 
Overview, FAQ, and Primer, before diving into the authoring (also known as 
implementation) best practices. 

WAI-ARIA Overview
        http://www.w3.org/WAI/intro/aria.php

i.      FAQ
ii.     WAI-ARIA 1.0  [use this as a reference]
iii.    Primer [introduces developers to the use of WAI-ARIA for 
addressing the accessibility of dynamic Web content for people with 
disabilities.]
iv.     Authoring Practices  [developer implementation examples]
v.      User Agent Implementation  [for browser developers]
vi.     Roadmap [describes the Model-View-Controller architecture]
vii.    CR Implementation [contains "specifies concrete implementation 
procedures in user agents, which varies according to platform and requires 
more detailed specification than was suitable for the main spec."]

What is even more effective, is to customize this information for your 
specific web sites, your design guides and widget sets, your tools, and 
your development process and organizations/colleges.  But, knowing a 
little about universities in general, it is probably less controlled and 
less prescribed than a typical company or government agency, so good luck 
getting them all to follow any guidance.
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Regards,
Phill Jenkins, 
Senior Accessibility Engineer & Business Development Executive
IBM Research - Human Ability & Accessibility Center
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From:   Kathy Wahlbin <kathy@wahlbin.com>
To:     Lucy Greco <lgreco@berkeley.edu>, WAI Interest Group 
<w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>, 
Date:   04/21/2014 02:02 PM
Subject:        RE: a good place to point people new to access to for 
samples



Hi Lucia -

The WAI-ARIA 1.0 Authoring Practices (
http://www.w3.org/TR/wai-aria-practices/) is a good place to start.

Kathy
CEO & Founder
Interactive Accessibility

T (978) 443-0798  F (978) 560-1251  C (978) 760-0682
E kathyw@ia11y.com  
www.InteractiveAccessibility.com

-----Original Message-----
From: Lucy Greco [mailto:lgreco@berkeley.edu] 
Sent: Monday, April 21, 2014 2:54 PM
To: WAI Interest Group
Subject: a good place to point people new to access to for samples

Hello:
 We are creating a new  informational web site for developers on our 
campus was  hoping to find a good  place to point them at for examples of 
all the ARIA  tags and how to  code them. Does anyone have such a  place?
thanks Lucy

Lucia Greco
Web Accessibility Evangelist
IST - Architecture, Platforms, and Integration University of California, 
Berkeley
(510) 289-6008 skype: lucia1-greco
http://webaccess.berkeley.edu
follow me on twitter @accessaces
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