How and why I added an on-screen keyboard to my Windows Store app

This post describes how I added an alphabetically sorted on-screen keyboard to my 8 Way Speaker app, and prevented the Windows Touch keyboard from appearing while my own keyboard was enabled.   Figure 1: The 8 Way Speaker app showing its own on-screen keyboard.   Background A while ago I built an app which could…

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Using UI Automation to enable web browsing with a switch device

This post describes how I used the Windows UI Automation (UIA) API in a Windows Forms app, in order to add support for web browsing with a switch device to one of my assistive technology apps.     Figure 1: Scan highlighting of a hyperlink on a web page.   Background A couple of months…

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