Android Accessibility by Tutorials, 2nd Edition
- Paperback: 227 pages
- Publisher: WOW! eBook (October 11, 2022)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 195032575X
- ISBN-13: 978-1950325757
Android Accessibility by Tutorials: Make Your Apps Accessible for All Audiences, 2nd Edition: Learn Android Accessibility! Up to date for Kotlin 1.6, Android 12, Android Studio Chipmunk
Accessibility is an important, often overlooked, part of building a quality app. The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) can be confusing and it’s often unclear how to apply these guidelines to Android.
That’s where Android Accessibility by Tutorials, 2nd Edition comes in! In this book, you’ll learn about building accessible apps on Android using WCAG through hands-on, step-by-step tutorials.
This book is for intermediate Android developers who already know the basics of Android and Kotlin development and want to learn about accessibility.
Topics Covered in Android Accessibility by Tutorials: Make Your Apps Accessible for All Audiences, 2nd Edition:
- Importance of accessibility: Learn why accessibility is important and how you can use it to improve product quality.
- Getting your team on board: Gain insight into how you can get buy-in from your team to make accessibility a priority.
- Testing for accessibility: Practice using the tools you need to uncover areas for accessibility improvement.
- WCAG: Explore the guidelines used when enforcing accessibility laws.
- Android’s accessibility: Become familiar with the Android APIs that cater to accessibility.
- Custom views: Understand how to integrate with accessibility services when building a custom view.
One thing you can count on: after reading this book, you’ll be prepared to improve your own apps by making them more accessible.