Programming (iOS)

Intro

Xcode is the application development program made by Apple, available free in the App Store. It's used to make apps for iOS, OS X, Apple TV, and Apple Watch, in Swift or Objective-C, and can be used for C and C++ development as well. It is a powerful, intuitive piece of software… if you can see it. Voiceover users have a harder time of things in some ways.

Creating Shortcuts A Narrative Guide for the Befuddled Beginner iOS 12 introduced shortcuts: a way for you to combine a set of steps to accomplish a task. People who program would call this a script. In fact an app or software program is nothing more than a very sophisticated set of steps designed to accomplish a task. If you ever wanted to learn programming, you can start right now to create shortcuts.

Introduction

VoiceOver, a feature Apple has built into all iOS devices to enable Braille and speech access for users who are unable to see the screen, has revolutionized the lives of countless thousands of blind people around the world. It works best when apps are deliberately developed in ways that ensure compatibility with VoiceOver, blind people are considered during development and included in all facets of the testing process.

Intro

So, you're a developer of Apple software. You've followed Apple's guidelines for making your iOS app accessible , or making your OSX app accessible to Voiceover users.