Let's talk about native Android accessibility. If you watched my video from last week, I chose Google Plus as our sample application and reflected on the good and bad of the Google Plus single post layout as it affects accessibility. This week, let's a bit more about how they accomplished this result. Going forward into next week, we'll wrap up with an account of how you… Continue Reading [Video] Android Accessibility APIs – How a Google+ Post is Implemented
Our mobile accessibility expert, Chris McMeeking, will address a design feature he has been seeing recently. He will address why it has good intentions, but how it is inherently inaccessible for anyone who has a disability and isn't a blind talkback user. Below is a transcript of the video, the video also has timed captions. Enjoy! Introduction Hello, my name is Chris McMeeking, I am… Continue Reading [Video] Blind TalkBack Accessibility IS NOT Inclusive Design
Overview Native mobile development is still a relatively young, but quickly evolving way of development. As it continues to evolve, the accessibility problem becomes even more difficult as it tries to keep up. It is especially difficult to learn about native mobile accessibility because the experts are far and few in between and they have to keep up with the growing demand for newer, cooler looking applications.… Continue Reading [New Webinar] iOS Mobile A11y – Oct. 10th @ 2PM EST
Developers & UI Designers: You Won't Want To Miss This Do you know accessibility best practices for web development, but you aren't sure how to test the accessibility of your apps? Don't worry, we've got you covered. It's time to recognize that web developers and user interface designers are responsible for making their apps accessible to all. Deque is excited to announce its upcoming live… Continue Reading Announcing Our Upcoming [Webinar] on Android Mobile Accessibility!
Why Should I Attend? This study party is free and open to all who are interested in accessibility and want to become accessibility experts. This certification is perfect for web developers, UI designers, accessibility managers, or a subject matter experts. As accessibility grows in awareness and necessity, this professional certification will competitively set you apart from other experts at your company or in your field.… Continue Reading You’re Invited to Deque’s IAAP Certification Study Party!
While this post is not meant as tutorial on creating accessible content with Microsoft Word or OpenOffice, keeping the following pointers in mind will help build accessibility right in the source documents - this list covers a few of the most important things to keep in mind. And as we saw in the previous posts, building accessibility in our source document is usually better than… Continue Reading Requirements for Accessible PDF part 3 – Authoring Best Practices