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!
For most developers, accessibility is a foreign concept, and it's difficult for people who don't use VoiceOver to understand all of the data connections and interactions that are required. The simplicity of the Xcode environment makes it feel like if you just do a few simple things, you can create an accessible app. To help developers create robustly accessible iOS apps, Deque has released the… Continue Reading Introducing Accessibillity 101 App for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch
Mobile technology often helps users with digital accessibility, but a new application would encourage access to physical locations as well. Wheel New York is a new mobile app and website that would help users with disabilities rate locations in New York City for wheelchair access and also help them plan accessible routes. The project was the brainstorm of Jennifer Feinberg, whose brother Alex uses a wheelchair. Wheel… Continue Reading New Mobile App Would Help With Physical Accessibility in NYC
Wired recently published a piece on building accessible mobile apps: "Three Things to Make Your App Stand Out When Building for Accessibility". In the article, Matthew Wee details the challenges of creating accessible mobile apps when no standardized rules for mobile accessibility have been created in any concrete form. "Mobile has overtaken desktop as a means to access information and the popularity of mobile devices… Continue Reading Wired on Building Accessible Mobile Apps
What do you do at Deque and how long have you been here? I started working at Deque in February 2012 as a Senior Software Engineer. As an engineer I worked on Android applications and accessibility assessments. I was part of the Amaze development team. Since November, I have transitioned into the Director of Customer Experience. In this role I am tasked with providing customers… Continue Reading Deque Employee Profile: Jeff Miller