ISO/IEC TR 13066-6:2014 Preview

Information technology -- Interoperability with Assistive Technology (AT) -- Part 6: Java accessibility application programming interface (API)

ISO/IEC TR 13066-6:2014 provides an overview to the structure and terminology of the Java accessibility application programming interface (API) It will provide:

  • A description of the overall architecture and terminology of the API;
  • Further introductory explanations regarding the content and use of the API beyond those found in Annex A of ISO/IEC 13066-1;
  • An overview of the main properties, including of:
    • user interface elements;
    • how to get and set focus;
    • of communication mechanisms in the API;
    • a discussion of design considerations for the API (e.g. pointers to external sources of information on accessibility guidance related to using the API);
    • information on extending the API (and where this is appropriate);
    • an introduction to the programming interface of the API (including pointers to external sources of information);
    • an introduction to the Java Access Bridge for Windows and the Java Access Bridge for GNOME.

It will provide this information as an introduction to the Java API to assist:

  • IT system level developers who create custom controls and/or interface to them;
  • AT developers involved in programming "hardware to software" and "software to software" interactions.


General information

  • Current status : Published
    Publication date : 2014-07
  • Edition : 1
    Number of pages : 40
  • :
    ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 35
    User interfaces
  • 35.180
    IT terminal and other peripheral equipment
    11.180.99
    Other standards related to aids for disabled and handicapped people

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