Resources for Implementing Accessibility in your App: VoiceOver

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I was in a Clubhouse room where someone mentioned the best resource to refer to a developer for implementing accessibility in their app.

I had that question a few years back working on Rocket.Chat iOS app to implement VoiceOver, and the answer was — it’s scattered all around the internet.

So here’s an attempt to gather all the resources I’ve referred to, both in UIKit and SwiftUI.

Note — This is the first iteration of the post, and I will add more resources as I stumble upon them. If you have any recommendations, please reach out to me on @rudrankriyam on Twitter.

Introduction

VoiceOver is a screen reader built into Apple hardware that allows blind and low-vision users to use a touch screen by audibly describing elements of the screen as they pan or swipe around it.

UIKit

I’ve mentioned Objective-C if that article contains examples in this language. Otherwise, most of them have examples in Swift.

Guides

Articles

Videos

WWDC Sessions

Sample Code

  1. Delivering an Exceptional Accessibility Experience

SwiftUI

Articles

WWDC Sessions

AppKit

Articles

WatchKit

I haven’t been able to find free resources on this, but I stumbled upon this book that has a whole chapter on it —

I hope you found it useful!

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