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Developing with Accessibility in Mind at Microsoft

Celebrate the Global Accessibility Awareness Day GAAD by taking actionable and easy steps to build accessibility into your development life-cycle! Learn how tools like Accessibility Insights & Visual Studio can help find accessibility issues in development.

Accessibility Insights now supports WCAG 2.2 AA

To celebrate the International Day for Persons with Disabilities on December 3rd we have some exciting new announcements for Accessibility Insights, Microsoft’s open-source suite of tools to help developers deliver accessible software! Technology plays a huge role in empowering everyone, including people with disabilities around the globe. ...

Implementing an accessible, checkable WPF Tree View

The Accessibility Insights team recently fixed a bug in our Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) app where checkboxes in a WPF tree view were not properly reporting their checked or unchecked state to adaptive technologies such as screen readers. This longstanding issue created a sub-par accessible experience in Accessibility Insights for ...

Accessibility Insights for Web

In this post, Jacqueline Gibson goes over Accessibility Insights for Web, Microsoft's open-sourced Chrome and Edge extension that helps users find and fix web accessibility issues.

Accessibility Insights for Windows

In this post, John Alkire walks through the features of Accessibility Insights for Windows, which enables users to inspect and test Windows applications to find and fix accessibility issues.

Shifting accessibility left with Accessibility Insights

We believe that we can only solve the problem of inaccessible software by shifting accessibility left into the software design and development cycle. In this post, Mark Reay describes how our open-source offering, Accessibility Insights, can help.