What themes do you recommend for color vision accessibility?

VS Code for Education has many features to help make the editor accessible to all users. Zoom and High Contrast colors improve editor visibility, keyboard-only navigation allows use without a mouse, and the editor has been optimized for screen readers.

The following are recommended themes for color vision accessibility:

  • GitHub - Accessible to most forms of colorblindness and matches the themes in GitHub’s settings.
  • Gotthard - Optimized for approximately 20 programming languages.
  • Blinds - Created with Deuteranopia in mind and possesses a high contrast color ratio.
  • Greative - Considers both colorblindness and light sensitivity.
  • Pitaya Smoothie - Accessible to most forms of colorblindness and compliant with WCAG 2.1 criteria for color contrast.