Jerry Nixon on Windows: Resources for making apps accessible

Jerry Nixon on Windows

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Resources for making apps accessible

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Accessibility Resources for Developers (Portal with many links)
http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/28725.accessibility-resources-for-developers.aspx

Accessibility for Windows Runtime apps using C#/VB/C++ and XAML
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/apps/hh452680.aspx

Accessibility for Windows Runtime apps using JavaScript and HTML
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/apps/hh452681.aspx

Make your Windows 8.1 app accessible. Reach more customers!
http://blogs.windows.com/buildingapps/2013/10/22/make-your-windows-8-1-app-accessible-reach-more-customers/

Testing for accessibility in Windows Store apps
http://blogs.windows.com/buildingapps/2014/03/25/testing-for-accessibility-in-windows-store-apps/

Using Narrator on the Desktop
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/hear-text-read-aloud-narrator#1TC=windows-8

Using Narrator on the Phone
http://www.windowsphone.com/en-us/how-to/wp8/settings-and-personalization/use-narrator-on-my-phone

Microsoft Accessibility Standard (MAS)
http://enable/RelatedResources/MAS%20v2/MAS%20v2%20Final.docx

Channel 9 Videos

Introduction to Accessibility
http://channel9.msdn.com/Series/Introducing-Windows-8/Introduction-to-Accessibility

Designing with Narrator in mind
http://channel9.msdn.com/Series/Introducing-Windows-8/Narrator

How to Build an Accessible Windows 8.1 App
http://channel9.msdn.com/Events/Build/2013/2-001

Lessons Learned from Building Alarms and Calculator for Windows 8.1
http://channel9.msdn.com/Events/Build/2013/2-060

Tips and Tricks for Designing a Great Accessibility Experience for Your App
http://channel9.msdn.com/events/Build/2014/2-539