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Android Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide, Third Edition by Kristin Marsicano, Chris Stewart, Bill Phillips

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For the More Curious: Using Accessibility Scanner

In this chapter you focused on making your app more accessible to people using TalkBack. But this is not the whole story. Accommodating visual impairments is just one subset of accessibility.

Testing your application for accessibility should really involve user tests by people who actually use accessibility services on a regular basis. But even if this is not possible, you should still do your best to make your app accessible.

Google’s Accessibility Scanner analyzes apps and evaluates how accessible they are. It provides suggestions based on its findings. Try it out on CriminalIntent.

Begin by following the simple instructions at play.google.com/​store/​apps/​details?id=com.google.android.apps.accessibility.auditor ...

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