29 Apr '16, 12am

Accessibility Testing on Android

Programming an accessible Android app is not technically difficult, but is often skipped in the rush of a deadline. With the right tools, skipping accessibility is a compromise you don’t have to make. Here are some ways to help your team ensure that accessibility is added and part of testing your final product. Accessibility Scanner application Last month at the CSUN International Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference , Google’s accessibility team announced a new tool called Accessibility Scanner . This app is free to download, and is the easiest way to quickly find issues with your application’s accessibility. Download the app to your test device, turn on accessibility scanner in Settings → Accessibility → Accessibility Scanner. Open up the app you’d like to test, then tap on the floating blue check mark. Once the scanner is running, open up the application ...

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