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Re: Mobile App Accessibility

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From: Patrick Burke
Date: May 20, 2011 3:00PM


Hi Jenni,

W3C documents may be daunting, but they do address this issue directly.

Mobile Web Application Best Practices
http://www.w3.org/TR/mwabp/

Relationship between Mobile Web Best Practices (MWBP) and Web Content
Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG):
http://www.w3.org/TR/mwbp-wcag/

Maybe not an ideal start, but worth a shot.

Patrick

At 01:26 PM 5/20/2011, McDonald, Jennifer wrote:
>Hi everyone,
>
>Does anyone have any information about best development practices when
>creating a native mobile app? I understand that devices either include
>accessibility software, or software can be purchased for them, but what
>can be done on a development side to make sure that the application
>works well with the accessibility functions of the device. I haven't
>been able to find any information online regarding this yet.
>
>Thank you,
>
>Jeni McDonald
>
>


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