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Developing an iOS 7 Edge by Hiedi Utley, Engin Kurutepe, Michael Ang, Josh Brown, Doron Katz, Cody Ray

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7. Accessibility in iOS 7 

IN THIS CHAPTER

  • Why Accessibility?
  • Dynamic Type
  • Text to Speech

In this chapter, we'll talk about Apple's accessibility improvements to iOS 7 and some new APIs they've introduced. Designing for accessibility is essential to every app. The iPhone is designed with accessibility in mind, including technologies like VoiceOver to help those with visual impairments as well as settings for text size, screen zoom, and more, allowing those with low vision to better see and interact with your app's user interface.

Why Accessibility?

Apple has built Accessibility APIs in to iOS, and they make it really easy to support accessibility in your app. Not only should you do it because it's easy, but because it's right, it's profitable, ...

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