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rwapp/README.md

Hi. I'm Rob.

I work as a senior iOS Engineer @ Cuvva, previously Capital One, and I'm a mobile accessibility specialist. (He/Him)

TLDR

Tech Interests

  • Accessibility
  • Cyber security
  • User experience
  • Testing

Non-tech Interests

  • Hiking
  • Nature
  • Quiz
  • Lego

My Career

  • Senior iOS Engineer
  • Self-taught career changer
  • Mobile accessibility consultant
  • My own apps are available in the App Store

What's Next?

I'm not looking for anything new right now, but I'd be interested in hearing from you if the role

  • Is for a mobile accessibility specialist and I still get to do coding
  • Is for Lego

Writing

Here's a selection of my favorite/most popular blogs

Speaking & Workshops

I'm available to speak and run workshops on mobile accessibility, if that fits in with your conference or org, hmu.

Upcoming

  • Identifying & Fixing iOS Accessibility Issues
    Workshop for iOSDevUK
    Aberystwyth, Wales
    September 2022

Past

  • Mobile Accessibility Testing
    Remote talk/workshop for Spotify
    May 2022

  • Next Level iOS Accessibility
    Remote workshop for Try! Swift World
    May 2022

  • Next Level iOS Accessibility
    Remote talk for Sydney CocoaHeads
    Video
    slides
    May 2022

  • Identifying & Fixing iOS Accessibility Issues
    Remote workshop
    June 2021

  • Mobile Accessibility Testing Tools
    Remote talk held for Funka
    May 2021

  • Accessibility in Mobile
    Remote workshop held for Ecosia
    July 2020

  • Accessibility in SwiftUI
    CSUN Assistive Technology Conference, Anaheim, CA
    Video
    March 2020

  • The Route to an RNIB Certified iOS App
    CSUN Assistive Technology Conference, Anaheim, CA
    March 2020

  • Accessibility Without the ‘V’ Word
    NSManchester, Manchester, England
    October 2019

  • Accessibility Without the ‘V’ Word
    SWMobile, Bristol, England
    Video
    September 2019

  • Accessibility in SwiftUI
    iOSDevUK, Aberystwyth, Wales
    September 2019

  • Panel member, iOS development Q&A
    iOSCon, McLean, VA
    August 2019

  • Accessibility Without the ‘V’ Word
    CodeMobile, Chester, England
    Video
    Slides
    April 2019

  • A Swift Testing Journey
    CodeMobile, Chester, England
    April 2019

  • A Swift Testing Journey
    iOSDevUK, Aberystwyth, Wales
    September 2018

Podcasts

I love talking about mobile accessibility get in touch if you think your listeners would like to know more.

Projects

  • A11yUITests
    An extension for XCTestCase to add common accessibility checks to XCUITests

  • A11y Box Android
    An app highlighting the Android accessibility APIs

  • A11y Box iOS
    An app highlighting the iOS accessibility APIs

Contact

Popular repositories

  1. Accessibility tests for XCUI Testing.

    Swift 143 11

  2. A sample app covering iOS accessibility features for developers

    Swift 12 3

  3. A sample app covering Android accessibility features for developers

    Kotlin 3

  4. AWKBot Public

    Quick & Dirty twitter bot

    JavaScript

  5. Very simple address book app I created as a coding test

    Swift

551 contributions in the last year

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Contribution activity

August 2022

26 contributions in private repositories Aug 1 – Aug 9

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