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Firebug 1.4.0 Accessibility Features

One of the major advances in Firebug 1.4.0 is comprehensive accessibility support. This includes:

  • Navigation and activation of all Firebug controls through keys alone. (Tools > Firebug > Enable Accessibility Enhancements)
  • Focus indications in the UI
  • Key-command rebinding support. (Tools > Firebug > Customize Shortcuts)
  • Support for screen readers for visually impaired developers.

There area already two excellent posts about this feature:

Plus this is just a start, Mozilla will be supporting development of Firebug tools for developers to apply in creating accessible web sites.

Thanks again to Hans for this great feature.

jjb

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One Response to “Firebug 1.4.0 Accessibility Features”

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