Accessible Mobile Apps (Bi)Weekly - Issue #36
I hope you're having a great week. As always, don't hesitate to reach out with any suggestions for the next issue via email (email@example.com) or Twitter (or Mastodon).
Accessible but never boring
"Rebranding the Wise design system for everyone (part 1)" - wise.design
Axe-Con March 15-16 (Free, online conference)
"Axe-con is the world’s largest digital accessibility conference that welcomes developers, designers, business users, and accessibility professionals of all experience levels to an accessibility conference focused on building, testing, and maintaining accessible digital experiences." - deque.com
Mastering charts in SwiftUI. Accessibility.
"Apple provides audio graph features allowing us to make any chart representable with sound. This week we will learn how to improve the accessibility of our graphs using the Swift Charts framework." - swiftWithMajid.com
iOS Today 644: Shelly Brisbin's “iOS Access for All”
"Podcaster and journalist, Shelly Brisbin, stops by the show to talk about her newly updated book, “iOS Access for All”. Rosemary Orchard and Mikah Sargent talk to Brisbin about the book's updates, share some of their favorite Accessibility features, and discuss what's next for iOS." - twit.tv
TechChat Tuesdays #60: Accessibility on iOS with Michael Hulet
Apple's Machine Learning Research on Accessibility
machineLearning.apple.com (Thanks, Rob for sharing!)
How iPhone Violates Apple’s Accessibility Guidelines
"Apple’s Messages app [...] For all it’s usage and features, it’s surprising that the core functionality of the app violates a basic accessibility guideline around color contrast." - medium.com
The Future of Android is Accessible, by Aldo Socarras
Sign up for Mobile Day on March 15, and hear Aldo's talk "The Future of Android is Accessible."
"Accessibility is an essential component of modern app development that is all too often overlooked. In this talk, we will delve into the critical role that accessibility will play in shaping the future of Android. We will discuss the latest advancements in Android accessibility and provide best practices for incorporating accessibility into your Android apps" - weAreDevelopers.com
How Android 14 Will Make Devices More Accessible for Everyone
"An early look at Android 14 shows that the next OS update will bring some features aimed at improving health and accessibility." - makeUseOf.com
Demo: Switch Access on Android through Facial Recognition and Camera Control
How to use Magnification on Android & Everything You Need to Know!