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Hi. I'm Rob.

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


Tech Interests

  • Accessibility
  • Cyber security
  • User experience
  • Testing

Non-tech Interests

  • Hiking
  • Nature
  • Quiz
  • Lego

My Career

  • Senior iOS Engineer
  • Self-taught career changer
  • Past experience on small contracts
  • 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 but I still get to do coding
  • Is for Lego
  • Is in the Vancouver, BC area and you'll help me relocate


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.




  • Accessibility in Mobile
    Remote workshop held for Ecosia
    July 2020

  • Accessibility in SwiftUI
    CSUN Assistive Technology Conference, Anaheim, CA
    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
    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
    April 2019

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

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


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


  • 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


Popular repositories

  1. Accessibility tests for XCUI Testing.

    Swift 69 2

  2. A sample app covering iOS accessibility features for developers

    Swift 7 2

  3. Technology preview for in-app purchase video downloading app


  4. Quick & Dirty twitter bot


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


70 contributions in the last year

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Contribution activity

March 2021

rwapp has no activity yet for this period.

February 2021

Created 5 commits in 1 repository
Opened 5 pull requests in 3 repositories
3 merged
1 closed
1 merged
Reviewed 1 pull request in 1 repository
rwapp/A11yUITests 1 pull request

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