Developing apps for accessibility

Designing inclusive software results in improved usability and customer satisfaction. Get inspired by these stories of accessible technology products.

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Video: Accessibility on Windows 10

Learn the main design principles for building accessible Windows apps from Mariah Dunn.

Accessibility overview

An overview of the concepts and technologies related to accessibility scenarios for Universal Windows Platform (UWP) apps.

e-book: Engineering Software for Accessibility

An eBook describing how to engineer your software for accessibility, including a detailed explanation on designing the Windows Automation API.

Watch featured videos

What’s new in accessibility (for developers and users) by Jeff Petty
Introduction to building accessible UWP apps by Sean Hayes
Building accessible UWP apps by Mariah Dunn and Sean Hayes

Platform-specific documentation

Universal Windows Platform (UWP)

Accessibility is about building experiences that make your app available to people who use technology in a wide range of environments and approach your user interface with a range of needs and experiences.

Windows Desktop apps

Assistive technology products include a wide variety of software and hardware. Here is information for developers seeking to create Windows desktop apps that can be used by as many people as possible.

Web sites

Articles and samples that provide web developers with the information needed to develop web sites that are accessible to all users.

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