Meet the Fangs Screen Reader Emulator Developer

Peter Krantz

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Why was Fangs Screen Reader Emulator created?

In 2005 I wanted to learn more about how screen readers worked. I discovered that the most commonly used tools were too expensive for web developers to buy. Alas, many of my web developers friends knew little about how their websites appeared to a user using a screen reader. By developing Fangs in my spare time I hope to make it easier for people to understand how a web page may appear in a screen reader and make the web a better place for everyone.

What's next for Fangs Screen Reader Emulator

I will try to add support for upcoming versions of Firefox as soon as I can.

About the Developer

Developer Information
Name Peter Krantz
Location Stockholm, Sweden
Occupation E-government
User since March 5, 2007
Number of add-ons developed 1 add-on
Average rating of developer's add-ons Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Who is Peter Krantz?

I believe that web accessibility is beneficial to a lot of persons, not only those who consider themselves "disabled". In 2004 i discovered that my fellow software developers knew little about the consequences of their design decisions and decided to change that. Since then I have developed Fangs and the Ruby Accessibility Analysis Kit (Raakt), with the ambition to lower the barrier for acquiring a basic understanding of web accessibility.