Accessibility testcases up in Litmus! Go and check them out!

Litmus is Mozilla’s community testing platform that allows anyone to test Firefox or other Mozilla products by running a set of testcases and giving us feedback about whether the test passed or failed. The Mozilla QA team uses these test runs to do basic functionality tests (run before every beta release), full functionality tests (run […]

Extension developers: Give your extension an accessibility checkup for Firefox 3!

As Firefox 3 is fast approaching, and you extension developers are getting ready to update your products, it is a good time to also give your extensions a thorough accessibility checkup. Can the extension be launched without using a mouse? Are labels properly associated with the controls they are labelling? To help you out, there […]

Making the AwesomeBar even more awesome!

Today I decided that Twitter is indeed something I want to use more often in the future. As I was looking around AMO, I found the TwitterBar extension by Chris Finke. This thing is truly awesome, and it adds even more awesomeness to the AwesomeBar of Firefox 3! For mouse users, there is a little […]

Share your success stories with Mozilla Accessibility

Aaron Leventhal posted a great summary of the impact of Mozilla Accessibility to the mozilla.dev.accessibility newsgroup. Have anything to add? Any success story to share where the accessibility in Mozilla product had an impact on you? Either comment here on the blog, or go to the thread and reply there! We want to hear from […]

Impressions from SightCity 2008 in Frankfurt, Germany

From May 7 to May 9, I attended the SightCity conference and exhibition of assistive technologies for the blind and visually impaired. It is the biggest one in the German speaking world, and one of the biggest venues of this kind in Europe. Thanks to the help of Jane, Anne-Julie and Mary, we had good […]

Impressions from a German Web 2.0 accessibility conference

Last week on Tuesday, I attended a German web 2.0 accessibility conference titled Einfach für Alle – Konzepte und Zukunftsbilder für ein Barrierefreies Internet, loosely translated “Simply for all – Concepts and Visions for an accessible internet”. The conference was organized by the Aktion Mensch initiative Einfach für alle. I was invited to participate as […]

Social Bookmarking feature added to blog

Umm well, I sort of had it already, you could either add posts to digg or del.icio.us. But this all was a bit hacky, and the implementation wasn’t too accessible, either. I therefore browsed around a bit on the WordPress plugins site and tried out a few Social Bookmarking plugins on my local test install. […]