Accessible Mobile Apps - Issue #61

Accessible Mobile Apps - Issue #61
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Hello everyone,

Hope you're having a great week. As always, don't hesitate to reach out with any suggestions for the next issue (or sponsorship inquiries) via email ( or Twitter (or Mastodon).

- Robin

New Appt Accessibility Handbook

The handbook contains guidance for disabilities, features, legislation and guidelines. And a practical approach to create accessible apps with guidance for designers, developers and testers. You can download the digital edition for free, in English or Dutch: | A guide for making apps accessible | Appt empowers developers and organizations to build accessible apps for everyone by offering current stats on the use of accessibility features, code documentation for iOS, Android and other platforms, guidelines, tips and how-to’s.

WCAG 3.0

W3C unveils 174 new outcomes for WCAG 3.0 | Deque
For Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) this year, the W3C is publishing its latest draft of WCAG 3.0, adding 174 new outcomes. Learn more about what this means to you.

Dark Mode

Dark mode & accessibility myth by Stéphanie Walter - UX Researcher & Designer.
Dark mode isn’t always better for accessibility, you need to let users chose. And if you build a dark theme, make it accessible!


Accessible SwiftUI Design System

SwiftUI Design Systems
Design systems should aim to unite development teams in a way that facilitates healthy cross discipline conversation. Code that as easy to understand is more likely to lead to accessible results.

Jordyn Zimmerman Interview

Jordyn Zimmerman Talks Recent CBS News Appearance, Apple Accessibility In Interview
Now 29, Zimmerman, who is autistic and nonverbal, told Wax and Novak that technology, specifically iPads, has instilled her with “so much confidence to really connect…


Compose Accessibility Techniques

Announcing the Compose Accessibility Techniques for Android™ Open Source Project
CVS Health® is releasing a new open-source project, Compose Accessibility Techniques for Android, which demonstrates accessibility…

Jetpack Compose Series

How to Provide Mobile Accessibility in Your Native Android App – Part 1 | Blog
Delve into mobile app accessibility for Android apps. Discover key techniques, practices, and regulations to expand your app’s reach and ensure legal compliance.

Join the Appt Slack Group

Use this link to join the Appt Slack workspace for mobile accessibility. Ask technical questions, share resources, get advice from other developers, and most importantly connect with developers who share your passion for a11y.

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