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Monthly Archives / February 2015

  • Feb 16 / 2015
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Accessibility, Usability, UX Design, Web Standards

Testing for Accessibility and Usability Compliance: Tools of the Trade

Another day, another question from Rubicon Labs client:

How do you approach testing a website or web application for compliance with accessibility legislation (AODA or Section 508)? Which automated tools, if any, do you use?

While there is no substitute for knowledge of semantic HTML, WCAG 2.0 guidelines, WAI ARIA directives for rich media and JavaScript-enhanced applications, there is a number of tools and browser plugins that can can help you along the way.

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  • Feb 10 / 2015
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Accessibility, Anti-Spam, Content Strategy, Legal, SEO, The Website Owners Series

The Website Owners Series: Introduction

Consulting is at the core of the Rubicon Labs business and the website owners are our main client base.

We decided to start a little series of posts for the business owners who are confused about technical terms, accessibility requirements, government legislation, SEO or simply want some tips on how to establish their online presence.

Things we plan to cover include:

  • Planning and budgeting for your online presence
  • Selecting and registering a domain name, avoiding trademark/copyright infringement and domain hijacking
  • Registering with popular social media sites and using them to drive more traffic to your website
  • Privacy, accessibility and the anti-spam legislation you need to be aware of
  • Selecting the right professionals to work on your site and how to tell if you are getting good value for your money
  • Content strategy, analytics and SEO

This post will be updated with relevant links as we cover each topic in detail.

  • Feb 09 / 2015
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What We Do in the Shadows

Crowdfunding Adventures, the Vampire Edition

Update (Feb 12, 2015): We are happy to report that the WWDITS Kickstarter campaign was successfully funded. A total of $446,666 was pledged by Rubicon Labs and 7,203 other backers. The film will soon open in over 70 cities in the United States. Congrats to the directors and everyone involved!

Each year, Rubicon Labs allocate a part of its budget to support independent creative professionals and tech innovators on crowdfunding sites.

Today, we would like to bring your attention to the Kickstarter campaign to bring the independent film from New Zealand, What We Do in the Shadows, to the United States.

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