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Breaking Barriers with Digital Accessibility

As our world becomes increasingly digital, it’s essential that we ensure that technology is accessible to all individuals, including those with disabilities. Unfortunately, many barriers still exist, preventing individuals with disabilities from accessing digital content and services. However, there are steps we can take to break down these barriers and create a more inclusive digital world. One of the most significant barriers to digital accessibility is the lack of understanding and awareness around accessibility. Many people simply aren’t aware of...
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The importance of describing an individual race in alternative text attributes

Describing the race of an individual in alternative text attributes, also known as alt text, is an important aspect of web accessibility and inclusivity. Alt text is a brief description of an image that is used by assistive technologies such as screen readers, to provide context and meaning to users who are visually impaired. Describing the race of the individuals in an image is crucial in ensuring that all users, regardless of their abilities, can access and understand the content...
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Why Digital Accessibility 508 Compliance is Important

Digital accessibility 508 compliance is an essential aspect of ensuring that individuals with disabilities have equal access to digital information and technology. This includes websites, software, and electronic documents. Without compliance, individuals with disabilities may be unable to access important information or use certain technology, which can limit their ability to work, learn, and participate in society. Additionally, non-compliance with 508 accessibility standards can result in legal action and fines. One of the key reasons why digital accessibility is so...
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Stop! Don’t Launch Your Website Before These 15 Items Are Tested

If your company has taken the time and resources to develop a new website, the website will need to be tested before it is deployed to the world. Website testing is defined as a method to check whether the final website matches the expected requirements and provides an optimal user experience. It ensures that the site is bug and defect free. Website testing may involve using manual or automated tools which evaluate functionality on a variety of levels. Ultimately, website testing...
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The Unknown STEM Career: Career Opportunities As An IT Software Tester

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment is projected to grow from 162.8 million to 168.8 million jobs from 2019 to 2029. This projection means many varied opportunities exist as career options for job seekers. Of these careers, jobs in the fields of science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM) will be among some of the most in demand jobs in the future. Some commonly known STEM employment roles are computer programmers, software engineers, mechanical engineers, and website developers....
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What is Software Testing And Why It’s Important to the U.S. Economy

Thanks in part to the Digital Revolution, also known as the Third Industrial Revolution, software touches and enables every part of our lives daily. As a society we experienced a shift from mechanical and analogue technology towards digital electronics through the adoption and proliferation of digital computers in the 20th century. Technological innovations have transformed not only traditional production and business operations but also our day-to-day lives. We can easily see this when we power up our personal laptops and...
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