It's sad that at this point I'm almost happy to see Electron apps simply because it means that the chance it'll be at least somewhat accessible are just so much higher. So many new UI frameworks coming out, none of which are accessible. More and more "native" apps just... don't work anymore. Also... I guess native means something else to me than it does to most UI devs. I wouldn't call drawing directly to the screen a native UI. Sure it might be nice and comfy and allow for beautiful coding patterns like stateless UI composition but that stuff's useless if I can't use it. Please keep this in mind when developing your latest and greatest native app using the latest and greatest new immediate mode GUI framework. Not a single one of them will be accessible. And if you're a dev working on one, please think of us.
@talon Good stuff here. Just wanted to put this on your radar: https://accesskit.dev Very early days, but Matt is aiming to wrap all the platform-specific accessibility APIs, including Android and HTML via auto-generating a parallel element tree, in a single API that UI toolkits can work with. Exciting stuff.
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