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Apple Releases Accessible App Design Guide

Each year, Apple holds its Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) to showcase developments in its wide range of products, from iOS to OS X. During this year’s conference, held virtually, the company released a design guide for creating accessible applications, emphasizing the importance of inclusion and accessibility to the company. The guide encourages app developers to keep digital accessibility needs in mind when developing their application interfaces and features, and it provides some guidelines to help facilitate the process. With this development, Apple affirms its commitment to being as an industry leader in the realm of inclusive design. Not only will developers of applications for Apple products feel the impetus to improve their accessibility, but other ecosystems and developers are also likely to respond in kind. You can read Computerworld’s press release on the design guide to learn more.