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Improving the Accessibility of Fabasoft Folio by Means of WAI-ARIA

  • Mario Batusic
  • Daniela Steiner
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6179)

Abstract

A lot of web applications already use AJAX to give the user the feeling of a desktop application. To make these applications more accessible for people with disabilities, the code can be enriched with WAI-ARIA roles, states and properties. This paper presents a practical case study, where an AJAX-based web application – Fabasoft Folio – has been evaluated and a solution through WAI-ARIA enrichment has been proposed and will be implemented for different widgets used in the application.

Keywords

AJAX WAI-ARIA Fabasoft Folio Fabasoft eGov-Suite 

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References

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    Ajax (programming) - Wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ajax_programming
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    Accessible Rich Internet Applications (WAI-ARIA) 1.0 W3C Working Draft (December 15, 2009), http://www.w3.org/TR/wai-aria/
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    Fabasoft Folio - Products, http://www.fabasoft.com/folio/products
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    Scrum (development) - Wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scrum_development

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  • Mario Batusic
    • 1
  • Daniela Steiner
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute Integriert StudierenUniversity of LinzLinzAustria

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