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October 8, 2008

Podcast: The status of accessibility on the Web - Google Developer

If you listen to the interview you will learn:

* How not to develop in a user-agent specific manner
* Fun issues with screen readers
* How audio CAPTCHA brings equality to the pain of CAPTCHA, and how people who can see use the audio ones
* How painful is the Web to view for a blind person * Using the Google Web Transcoder (the other GWT!) to clean up pages
* How CSS hasn't been as leveraged as much as we would like
* How the increase in mobile and widget platforms has a side effect of accessible views
* How RIA applications deal with accessibility
* How T.V. has written custom clients for Google APIs
* What standards groups are doing in the accessibility space
* Dealing with Python, a language that cares about whitespace, as a blind man.

The status of accessibility on the Web - Google Developer