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
No More Waiting You've seen WorldSpace Attest's self-sufficient features and how we made it available for Android. Now, there's no more waiting: we have released the WorldSpace Attest for iOS. Developers will now be able to test their applications in a WorldSpace Attest simulator right on their desktops. The mobile version of WorldSpace Attest still has your favorite attributes of WorldSpace Attest: easy reporting… Continue Reading New! WorldSpace Attest Mobile for iOS – The Solution For Native Mobile Accessibility Testing
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!
One of the most challenging aspects of mobile accessibility is that most developers,managers, user interface designers, software engineers, etc don't have a disability that makes the use of websites and mobile apps difficult. That is, they aren't able to view the process from a user perspective. It's understandable that this would happen, but it nevertheless makes their job more difficult when it comes to accessibility.… Continue Reading An Introduction to Native Mobile Accessibility – Featuring Deque University for iOS/Android