Google IO 2017 – Accessibility Notes

Building an accessibility team The project champion needs to make sure training is available to all people on the team. Create a set of primary and secondary key work paths, i.e. put an item in a shopping cart (first) change avatar image (secondary) Add a checklist and try user testing Resources and Ideas: Material Design: […]

Google IO 2017 – Android 0, Studio, and Things Notes

Android Things Use Android Things with AI to create smart devices: Do it Yourself AI kit IOT Security with Android Things Android Things Android Developer Android Things SDK Android Things – System on Module architecture. Developer console Security features are built in: on by default, easy to maintain, infrastructure by Google. Feature features: OS Hardening, […]

Mystery Meat 2.0 – Making hidden mobile interactions accessible

Mystery Meat 2.0 Ted Drake, Intuit Accessibility Poonam Tathavadkar, TurboTax CSUN 2017 Slides: slideshare.net/7mary4 Mystery Meat 2.0 – Making hidden mobile interactions accessible from Ted Drake This presentation was created for the CSUN 2017 conference. It introduces several hidden interactions available within Android and iOS. Learn how these work and how to make them accessible. […]

Android Accessibility: The Missing Manual

This presentation was created for the Bangalore Accessibility Week at Intuit, October 2015. It’s a collection of hard to discover information on making an Android application accessible. Android Accessibility – The missing manual from Ted Drake Testing Testing is done both on actual devices and with automation, such as Calabases and Android Lint. Intuit’s product […]

Accessible Android Inputs with Material Design

Update – August 2016 I first wrote this post shortly after textinputlayout was introduced and there was a distinct lack of documentation. My original code example for setting the error was incorrect. Per Victor Tsaran: There is no such attribute as android:setError. There is a method called setError in the View class that can set […]