Java

(aXe) Open Source JavaScript Library for Automating Accessibility Testing

In June 2015 Deque, an accessibility consultancy, open sourced aXe, its accessibility rules engine for automated web UI testing. aXe is a compact JavaScript library (~100 KB) that executes automated accessibility tests inside your testing framework or browser. Deque outlined a number of advantages that the aXe library has over previous approaches to automated testing of HTML-based user interfaces: It works on all modern browsers It supports in-memory fixtures, static fixtures, integration tests and iframes of infinite depth It has zero false positives (bugs notwithstanding) It is open source It is actively supported by a major accessibility vendor It is…