Android Accessibility 101
Submitted by Raghavendra Satish Peri (@artofvision) on Thursday, 1 October 2015
Section: Core Development - Full talk (45 minutes) Technical level: Intermediate
We know how to create APP’s but do we know how to create App’s that are inclusive. Let’s talk about Accessibility & how it affects different phases of your App.
“Many say technologies make things easier, for people with disabilities echnologies make things possible”. Android OS has revolutionized the way people with different abilities use today’s smart technology. From smart phones, tablets & wearable gadgets that are being released into the market would affect a large group of differently able. In this talk we will show how an accessible App can change someone’s life & how to make Android Apps accessible.
- Introduction to accessibility.
- Mobile Accessibility Guidelines.
- Making Android Applications Accessible
- Android Accessibility Developer Checklist
- Accessibility Testing Methodology on Android.
- Tools & Resources
Raghavendra Satish Peri brings more than 5yrs of experience to the table in the niche area of Digital Accessibility; has worked with various clients ranging from
Travel & Hospitality, ecommerce, Entertainment & Media, Banking & Finance etc. currently he works with Deque Software as Digital Accessibility Consultant, actively engaging with various clients in handling and tackling web accessibility & mobile accessibility challenges.