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Creating Accessibility-friendly Applications

This course will teach you how to implement accessibility-friendly content into your web apps that accounts for color blind users and screen reading software.
Course info
Level
Advanced
Updated
May 7, 2021
Duration
50m
Table of contents
Description
Course info
Level
Advanced
Updated
May 7, 2021
Duration
50m
Description

Providing accessible content to your applications is vital to customer satisfaction. In this course, Creating Accessibility-friendly Applications, you’ll learn to build accessibility-friendly apps with Kotlin. First, you’ll explore important accessibility concepts like color blindness. Next, you’ll discover how to build content that is compatible with screen readers. Finally, you’ll learn how to navigate your app with screen readers. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge needed to develop for Android with accessibility in mind.

About the author
About the author

I'm Anthony Alampi, an interactive designer and developer living in Austin, Texas. I'm a former professional video game developer and current web design company owner with over 15 years of programming experience and over 7 years of design experience. User-centric design is my passion, and I believe that when users come first, they come back! You can view my personal portfolio at: https://www.anthonyalampi.com/

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hello there. I'm Anthony Alampi. I'm the owner of X Factor Consultants, a digital design and web consulting company based in Austin, Texas. We design user‑friendly websites and mobile apps for the Android platform. When developing Android apps, accessibility is a very important and often overlooked consideration to make. This course is meant to help you learn more about how to make Android apps more accessible to users with vision disabilities like vision impairment and color blindness. We'll talk about the tools impaired users rely on to interact with Android apps such as screen readers and what unique design challenges they may present. We'll analyze common design and navigation patterns to learn more about how to make your apps as easily navigable as possible. Finally, we'll discuss color blindness and how color and contrast choices can make or break your app's design. Once you've completed this course, you should feel comfortable improving the accessibility of your own Android apps. I hope you'll join me on this journey to learn more about Android accessibility with the Creating Accessibility‑friendly Applications course, at Pluralsight.