Accessible Mobile Apps Weekly - Issue #23
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Braille Trends to Look Out For
"Is Braille still relevant in 2022? We ask ourselves that question and discuss some of the ways accessible tech is innovating far beyond traditional tech. Plus, Aaron Stephenson joins us to talk about a Braille scanner app." - Ami.ca
Techshare Pro 2022
"Now in its sixth year AbilityNet TechShare Pro is Europe's largest gathering of accessibility and inclusion professionals and their allies. AbilityNet TechShare Pro 2022 will take place online on 15, 16 and 17 November 2022." - AbilityNet.org.uk
Webinar: An intro to designing for accessibility in games (October 26)
Ask Apple: Accessibility Session
Some great questions were asked during the accessibility Q&A at Ask Apple. If you missed it last week, the Slack channel is still available for browsing. See developer.apple.com.
Accessibility in SwiftUI explained for UIKit developers
"Adding accessibility support in SwiftUI will be more approachable for you compared to UIKit. But still, if you’ve been sharpening your UIKit skills for years, it takes a while to get your head around the new declarative/reactive way of doing things. It is an entirely different mental model, and it takes some getting used to. You may have a good understanding of how to make UIKit apps accessible while struggling to do the same in SwiftUI." - avanderlee.com
The best accessibility features on iOS and how they compare to Android
"We've rounded up the best accessibility features on iOS to see how Android stacks up" - AndroidPolice.com
Android Worldwide (October 25)
There's still time to register for Android Worldwide! Don't miss the session "Raise accessibility awareness at work as an Android developer" by Tiphaine. See live.remo.co to register.