Join Kevin Favro for an in-depth discussion in this video Custom rotors, part of iOS App Development: Accessibility.
- [Instructor] In the last video we were introduced…to the voiceover rotor.…A powerful feature that allows users…to change how the voiceover works.…We added a custom action to the built-in actions option,…allowing users to easily navigate…to a Bridges Wikipedia entry.…In this video we're going to take a look…at how we can add our own custom rotor option…to the voiceover rotor,…allowing users to navigate our map view…in a completely custom way that makes sense for our app.…Let's take a look at the map view now…to see what we'll be building.…
I'll tap the Map tab.…- [Electronic Narrator] Map tab, two of two.…- [Instructor] And double tap to activate.…Our app contains a map in order to show the locations…of the different bridges we're featuring.…The bridges are located all throughout the world,…so in order to find them a user needs to pan around…looking for a pin.…Unfortunately, for voiceover users…panning a map is pretty difficult…and there's no easy way to hop around from pin to pin.…Let me show you.…With three fingers I can swipe in any direction.…
In this course, explore the different accessibility technologies that are built into iOS, and learn how to build apps that all users can access. Follow Kevin Favro as he explains how to audit your app for accessibility problems, and explores various iOS technologies—including VoiceOver, a screen reader that lets you use phone even if you don't see the screen—and other considerations that might prevent someone from effectively using your app.
- Reviewing the accessibility features in iOS
- Exploring accessibility settings
- Working with VoiceOver
- Exploring Switch Control
- Using the Accessibility Inspector
- Using VoiceOver to audit your app
- Reviewing Dynamic Type
- Reducing transparency
- Reducing motion
- Setting bold fonts and darker colors
- Understanding how elements are opted into the accessibility system
- Making custom objects accessible
- Working with the VoiceOver rotor
- Working with Guided Access
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Accessibility Overview
2. Accessibility Audit
3. Improving Our App: Visual Accommodations
4. Improving Our App: Semantic Accessibility
5. Improving Our App: Accessibility Customizations
6. Improving Our App: Guided Access
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