Accessible Mobile Apps Weekly - Issue #6
Hello and welcome to issue #6 of Accessible Mobile Apps Weekly!
Over these past six issues, I've really been enjoying the process of collecting resources for you. Sometimes, though, I find WAY more iOS content than Android. Who do you follow for Android content? Send me an email (or message me on Twitter) with your favorite resources: email@example.com
Change Management for Accessibility: Lewin’s Three-Stage Model
Deque continues its series on change management with this new article.
Podcast: Designers and Developers Need to Understand the Basics of Accessibility
In this podcast you hear from Zach Klein, an accessibility tester.
Business: Level Access and eSSENTIAL Accessibility Agree to Merge
Two accessibility companies are merging into one. This could mean good things for the accessibility community. Read about it here.
Call for Papers
The CFP is open for #a11yTO Conf which will take place (in person and remotely) in October. Got ideas for a good talk?
Quick Guide on accessibility for SwiftUI
Check out the article here.
iOS 16 Automatic Verification
In iOS 16, Apple will allow you to "bypass CAPTCHAs in apps and on the web by allowing iCloud to automatically and privately verify your device and account" - 9 to 5 Mac.
To learn a bit more about why CAPTCHA can be a challenge for accessibility, here's an article by Digital A11y "The Captcha Conundrum & Accessible Alternatives"
Reveal App Update
Building Accessible Android Apps with Jetpack Compose
Deque is starting a series of articles about accessibility in jetpack compose. Here's the link to Part 1: How Accessibility Service Interacts with Jetpack Compose
If you haven't played around with Lookout on Android, here's a good article to get you started.
Material Design and A11y from Google IO
Getting Started with Android Studio for Mobile Accessibility Testing
Program Manager (Diversity Equity, Inclusion & Accessibility)