The Core of .NET, Microsoft Sessions

VW05 Developing Accessible Applications with Visual Studio


9:30am - 10:45am

Level: Introductory

Dante Gagne

Senior Accessibility Product Manager for Visual Studio


With an estimated 1 in 10 people living with a disability worldwide, making sure your applications take accessibility into account is simple common sense. In this course, we’ll talk about the value that accessible application development brings to your product and how to integrate it, as well as show the new tools that Visual Studio has to make detection and fixing of common accessibility issues easier than ever.

You will learn:

  • Some of the benefits of bringing accessible and inclusive application development into your workflow
  • Some tips to get your organization bought in with the ideas
  • How to use the integrated accessibility checker for XAML based applications