Developing Accessible apps for Windows 8

Greetings! As many of you know Microsoft has kicked off the developer preview of Windows 8 at the BUILD conference in Anaheim just a few short weeks ago. Although you may not have been able to make it to the conference, there is still an opportunity to experience the keynote, sessions, and Windows 8 itself….

Configuring Internet Explorer to handle longdesc

What is longdesc and why is it important Users with visual impairments are often not able to access images on web sites, now this is probably not news to anyone reading this blog; and you are also probably aware of the technique of using an alt attribute in the html markup on images to provide a pithy…