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Building Windows 8.1 Apps from the Ground Up by Michele Aponte, Antonio Liccardi, Emanuele Garofalo

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CHAPTER 10

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Accessibility and Globalization

Windows Store, discussed in the next chapter, is an online platform that allows developers to share and sell their apps. This platform offers your app global exposure to people of different cultures, languages, points of view, disabilities, and impediments. For this reason, if you are planning to expand your market to these people, you need to integrate into your apps specific features. Planning for accessibility and globalization is a mandatory step!

WinRT already provides basic support features for these aspects. In this chapter we will explain through a simple example how to integrate these features ...

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