Automated testing is an important part of any software project, including testing for accessibility. There are already tools for linting and integration testing accessibility, but what about end-to-end testing with real assistive technology.
In building websites primarily for the desktop environment, the Web development community previously didn’t spend much time concerning itself with load issues. Selecting the proper image formats and saving our JPEGs for the Web was about as far as many of us would go. On the whole, our hardware and software tools are forgiving enough to accommodate sloppy code. Our production environments can handle thousands of visitors per day, and our clients tend to have predictably manageable traffic.