Empower Apps

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In this episode, Leo talks with Kim Arnett of Expedia, about the importance of accessibility and how to make it part of your team’s development process.

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What is Accessibility

  • Accessibility is more than just permanent disabilities
  • Considering text size, color blindness, screen readers, touch issues

What Can Developers Do Now?

  • Making fonts scalable with Dynamic Text 
  • Consider text size based on other languages
  • Apple makes it simple to include accessibility
  • Using built-in controls over third-party tools
  • Using accessibility labels
  • Don't forget Dark Mode

Why Accessibility is important?

What can managers do?

  • The importance of diversity in your team
  • Practice using the app without sight and only screen readers
  • Using iPhone Accessibility settings to test your app

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"Blippy Trance" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)
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What is Empower Apps?

An exploration of Apple business news and technology. We talk about how businesses can use new technology to empower their business and employees, from Leo Dion, founder of BrightDigit.