Developing apps for users with vision impairments
Submitted by Hardik Trivedi (@trivedi) on Saturday, 29 July 2017
According to The World Bank, 15% of the world’s population has some type of disability. People with disabilities depend on accessible apps and services to communicate, learn, and work. By making your app accessible, you can reach more users.Making an application accessible is about a deep commitment to usability, getting the details right and delighting your users.Creating an accessible application is not just the responsibility of developers. Involve your design and testing folks as well, and make them are aware of the guidelines for these other stages of development. In this talk I will share some points which will bring awareness about the various things we should keep in mind while providing support of the accessibility in modern apps.
Talk will cover below points some or the other way
- What is Accessibility?
- Meet the TalkBack
- Describe user interface controls
- How to enable focus based navigation
- Gesture based input modes
- Visual design tips
- Building Accessibility Services
- Building Accessible Custom Views
- Accessibility Developer Checklist
- How to test Accessibility?
Hardik Trivedi is an Android App Developer at Globant, Pune, IN. When not working on client project, Hardik likes to contribute on StackOverflow. Hardik also provides consultation in Andoid app development to start ups. Hardik loves writing tech blogs and mentoring college students and professionals to become a better programmer. Have talked in various colleges and GDG-Event