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. Intuitâ€™s product […]
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 […]
Android Studio, as well as IntelliJ Idea and Eclipse, provide a simple solution for testing your application for accessibility errors. This short video shows how to use the testing tool to find errors and fix an input that lacks a label.
I’ve met many small business owners with low vision that love using an iPad, or other tablet, as their key device. The iPad allows entrepreneurs to use a single device to handle all of their business tasks, such as point of sale, payroll, accounting, purchasing, and creating estimates on location. As a person with low […]
Daniel GÃ¶ransson introduced VoiceOver’s contradictory support for block level links on a mailing list for Apple accessibility. Specifically, Safari + VoiceOver on OSX allows the link to be announced as a single object, whereas on iOS, the link is announced as individual elements. Prior to HTML5, the link tag was an inline element and was […]