Engineering Software for Accessibility

Engineering Software for Accessibility

by Microsoft Corporation
     
 

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Create Web sites and software that meet the sensory, dexterity, and cognitive needs of your users. Whether you’re a developer or a project manager, this guide teaches you how to incorporate programmatic access and keyboard access into your interfaces—starting at the product planning and design stage.


  • Follow a real-world example

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Overview

Create Web sites and software that meet the sensory, dexterity, and cognitive needs of your users. Whether you’re a developer or a project manager, this guide teaches you how to incorporate programmatic access and keyboard access into your interfaces—starting at the product planning and design stage.


  • Follow a real-world example that integrates accessibility at each stage of the development cycle
  • See how the components of the UI Automation architecture fit together to enable accessibility
  • Deliver programmatic access through the API—and expose navigation, interactive controls, keyboard focus, and other important information about the UI
  • Design a logical hierarchy for the UI that meets the programmatic and keyboard navigation needs of your users
  • Know when to apply common controls and when it’s worth the expense to build custom controls
  • Give users a variety of accessibility options—from font size and color contrast to screen readers and voice recognition
  • Test your product’s accessibility features and document the implementation

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780735646094
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
07/24/2009
Series:
Developer Reference
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
100
File size:
2 MB

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