Let your customers know of important status changes in your WinForms app

This post describes an approach to having the Narrator screen reader announce important status changes occurring in a WinForms app. An introduction to the UI Automation (UIA) API mentioned below, and the related Inspect and AccEvent SDK tools can be found at Introduction to UIA: Microsoft’s Accessibility API.   Introduction It’s not uncommon for an…

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Considerations around the accessibility of a calendar control

This post describes some considerations around the design of calendar-related UI, such that the UI is efficiently accessible to everyone – regardless of how they interact with their device.   Introduction A few weeks ago I was very pleased to have the opportunity to co-present at a DigiGirlz event at work. I got to talk…

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