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Accessibility & Usability on the Web

Accessibility & Usability on the Web

The ‘What’, ‘How’ and ‘Why’ of basic accessibility for websites.

Delivered for a class seminar as part of the coursework for my Bachelor of Software Engineering degree at Monash University.

Prateek Rungta

May 12, 2009

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