Accessibility testing is not a simple subject, but it can be very approachable if you have the right tools. In this blog post I will introduce seven accessibility testing tools I’ve used, and how they may help you become a proponent of testing for accessibility, like me.

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  1. Funkify is an extension for Chrome that helps you experience the web and interfaces through the senses of extreme users with different abilities and disabilities. There are 2 options available, Funkify Free and Funkify Premium. Depending on the option you choose you could explore simulators like Dyslexia, Cognition, Motor, and Vision (among others)…

I’m a true quality advocate. So when I get the opportunity to provide feedback, I take it seriously and do it meaningfully.

Do you ever call that number on the bottom of your receipt to tell corporate how your experience was? Or complete those surveys to potentially win $500 of free food or an Xbox from TacoBell? What about calling the number on the back of that truck for “How’s my driving”?

Well I do! But not for the free food, chance to win cool prizes, or protecting other drivers on the road. Which are all great things, by the way. I’m a quality advocate, in every sense of the word and in most cases that has its own rewards. …

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Hi! I’m Erin, and I have ADHD.
I have always struggled in school and accomplishing some simple every day tasks as far back as I can remember. Not in every subject and not every task…I thrived in science, computers, and art and was often referred to as a daydreamer, quirky, or creative kid in class. If there’s a list of instructions or clear structure, I tend to thrive in accomplishing tasks. Fast forward a bit where I spent most of my 20s in and out of doctors’ offices for my mental and physical health. Attempting a BFA in Graphic Design…

Well written article Tristan! 👏 👏 👏 As a community member, I even found this very useful in understanding the effort and passion it takes to be a great community builder. I also like to lend a hand to my community builders and leaders by supporting you in any way I can.

Hi, Busyro. Would you kindly elaborate a bit on why you believe puppeteer is more convenient than Selenium and Testim?

When you mention Selenium, was it a specific framework you were trying to automate that was inconvenient? I'm genuinely curious.

And lastly, have you used Testim before? If not, you could give it a try, they offer a free trial where you can run up to 1,000 tests per month!

As a tester who has experienced many methods and frameworks, I believe that Testim is by far the easiest to learn and most convenient automation tool I've ever used. Literally anyone can use it. I feel like puppeteer isn't as approachable.

Thank you for attending the Lightning Talk, Sarika! I really appreciate this article as well.

In this article, we will explore one way to generate CSS object urls utilizing Amazon Web Services. The CSS <url> data type denotes a pointer to a resource, such as an image or a font. URLs can be used in numerous CSS properties, such as display text, background-image, cursor, and list-style.

For example, you have a globally accessible application that doesn’t yet support localization but some UI elements have display text. This solution provides a way to create a translation type of stylesheet injection, changing display text from English to Spanish.

Before you get started, you should have your AWS…

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Erin’s a creative professional with a passion for software quality and a champion for inclusion and accessibility. Always seeking new experiences and knowledge.

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