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Advanced Mobile Native Accessibility Testing & Development

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Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 9:00 AM PST  
Hillcrest ABCD, 3rd Floor, Seaport Tower  

Session Description

Employment & Workplace  
Session Type
General Track  
In this full-day advanced mobile accessibility workshop attendees will learn Native Mobile Accessibility, How to Test Native Apps with TalkBack for Android and VoiceOver for iOS, Android Native Keyboard Accessibility Techniques, Accessibility Testing with Integrated Developer Environments Android Studio and Xcode, Mobile Simulator and On-Device Testing Techniques, Native Accessibility Testing Tools, and Advanced Native iOS and Android Accessibility APIs. Workshop format is structured to focus specifically on Native iOS and Android apps. Designed to be the second full day advanced native workshop which will build off the first day introduction to mobile web accessibility workshop so attendees will be prepared to learn advanced accessibility testing and development for native only apps on day two. Attendees should bring iOS and Android devices along with their laptops and headphones as there will be hands-on accessibility testing projects and group native app coding exercises using Android Studio and Xcode. Attendees who want to code both iOS and Android should have a macOS laptop with Xcode installed for iOS native apps and Android Studio for developing Android apps. Android Studio is available on Windows and macOS but Xcode is only available on macOS. Windows laptop users should have Android Studio installed. There will be group accessibility testing and development projects to encourage collaboration and networking among attendees.

Paul is an Accessibility Evangelist focusing on Mobile Accessibility (Android & iOS) and Modern Web (JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3, WAI-ARIA, WCAG 2.0) Accessibility in Austin, TX. Accessibility consultant for a wide range of enterprise-level, large organizations in a variety of industries including: State/Federal Gov, Higher Ed, Banking/Financial, Insurance, Telecom, Airline, Healthcare, Retail/E-commerce, and Hospitality. Previously worked for Federal Government as Accessibility Manager at Federal Communications Commission (FCC), for State of Texas as Accessibility Specialist at Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services (DARS), as Web Developer & Instructional Designer/Trainer for University of Texas-Permian Basin and Texas A&M University-Central Texas. Accessibility expertise includes: Mobile Web, Native iOS & Android, Hybrid Apps, Responsive Web Design, HTML5, JavaScript, WAI-ARIA, WCAG 2.0, and Modern Web development techniques. Registered Apple Developer since 2011. Spends spare time creating iOS apps or learning modern JavaScript development.  


  • Paul Adam
    Deque Systems

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