schanzer writes: > Hi all - happy new year Racketeers! > > For the last two years, we've been thinking about making programming > accessible for differently-abled students. We're focusing first on students > with visual and sensorimotor impairments, by building an editor that allows > students to navigate and modify the AST itself (rather than text). The > editor implements a subset of Advanced Student Language, and we're looking > to run some user studies in the weeks ahead. If you're curious, you can > turn on your screenreader and play with it > <https://codemirror-blocks-pr-100.herokuapp.com/fullscheme.html>. Note: > Editing is Not Yet Done (expect bugs!), but we're ready to test navigation > for now.
Heya, this is really great! BTW, it's a bit of a compexity jump, but I wonder if you know about Emacspeak? http://emacspeak.sourceforge.net/ It has the usual high learning curve of Emacs, so I think your new editor project is a great entry point. But the advantage possibly long term of using Emacspeak is you can do a lot of powerful things (it aims to be a "complete audio desktop" in emacs) since emacs is so text-based and has many features. And of course, you can edit Racket code too :) So it may be a good future-path moving from your project to this. You're probably aware already... but there it is, if you aren't! -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Racket Users" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to racket-users+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.