Designing, implementing, and testing Accessibility on Apple Platforms
Type of activity
1. The problem
Accessibility is an important aspect to our mission as it empowers users with disabilities to access the knowledge that is available on Wikipedia. Many developers don't know how to implement or test for accessibility. Many designers don't understand how their visual designs translate into UX for users of Accessibility features.
Nearly 70% of mobile users that rely on Accessibility features, use iOS devices. Xcode and iOS provide several powerful tools for both implementing and testing accessibility for both native apps and websites.
2. Expected outcome
Demonstrate how to enable accessibility features of iOS devices for testing
Demonstrate how to use developer tools to audit accessibility of native apps and web sites on both iOS and Mac
Discus Accessibility Interface Design - designing UI for Accessibility and how it is different from Visual UI Design
Discus prioritizing Accessibility by scheduling specific implementation and testing time, working with specialized contractors, and getting feedback from users with disabilities
3. Current status of the discussion
Description and links are filled out. Awaiting signups
Preferred group size
Any supplies that you would need to run the session
Projector with computer AV connection