WCAG 2.2 and the future of the guidelines
What changes will the new update bring and what does Project Silver mean for the standard for digital accessi bility? The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAGs) have been the decisive standard for accessibility on the Web for years. They are published by the World Wide Web Association (W3C) and are intended to ensure the digital participation of people with disabilities.
The first update in four years seems somewhat inadequate
With version 2.2 of the Web Accessibility Guidelines,
the Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) is currently working on the first iteration of the standard since version 2.1 (2018). The release is expected in the course of 2022, but a preliminary version is already available.Here’s a simple example. We want to calculate the sum of a list of numbers. The following code snippet demon strates how to imperatively implement sum in TypeScript.
Among other things, the updates pay special attention to mobile interaction. This is a welcome development
as it shows that the standard is developing in line with the state of technology.
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