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Snippet: The Blind Shooting the Blind ☇

Shared on June 5, 2012

Some of the design-related arguments I have with people involve usability (usually for compatibility with older browsers), but Stephen van Egmond shares a story about Apple’s often underappreciated attention to detail with accessibility:

Here, then, lies the answer to how to tell whether some developer you’ve just met (or are interviewing) is serious about their craft in five seconds flat: borrow their device, and triple-click the home button. If you don’t hear “VoiceOver on”, or get prompted about VoiceOver, consider that −3 points on the Steve Test.

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