The Basics of Accessibility in Social Media | AbleBlog
Consider your latest social media post. Does it have an image? Maybe it has a video. This is great content for people who are sighted, but what about someone who is blind, partially sighted or deaf? As communicators, we are always looking for the best way to have our message…
How To Make Modal Windows Better For Everyone – Smashing Magazine
To you, [modal windows](https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2009/05/27/modal-windows-in-modern-web-design/) might be a blessing of additional screen real estate, providing a way to deliver contextual information, notifications and other actions relevant to the current screen. On the other hand, modals might feel like a hack that you’ve been forced to commit in order to cram extra content on the screen. These are the extreme ends of the spectrum, and users are caught in the middle. Depending on how a user browses the Internet, modal windows can be downright confusing.
With built-in accessibility features, accessibility APIs, and developer tools, Apple operating systems provide extraordinary opportunities to deliver high-quality experiences to everyone, including people with disabilities.
In this codelab, you’ll learn the fundamentals of Android Accessibility. You’ll work through exercises to learn how to use the Android platform to build apps that can be used more easily by a wider set of people with different accessibility needs.