Re: Listbox In Python

That's alright. Thank you anyway. I will continue studying my Intro to Java Comprehensive textbook as I have. Chapter 12 has a great chapter on Swing which will be used in class. It takes the approach of using Java to code the GUI elements. It doesn't discuss dragging and dropping to build a GUI, so I can follow along with that chapter well. I might search Google and see if I can find a way for the blind to rapidly develop Swing-based GUIs. The Java II class is the only thing I'm worried about, since my professor will be using rapid development techniques so I'm kind of worried that I might get behind by coding a GUI.


Mike

-----Original Message----- From: Alex Hall
Sent: Saturday, July 16, 2011 4:50 PM
To: programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: Listbox In Python

I don't use Java for gui (actually, I use Python for everything) so
cannot say for sure, sorry.

On 7/16/11, Mike <foxwarrior09@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Thank you for the pointer to the editor, Alex. I will look into this when I learn wxPython. Do you know of anything like this for Java? I take Java II
in the fall at my college, and we will be doing a lot of GUI programming.
My professor uses the NetBeans drag and drop tool. I will use Sodbeans, the
project developed by Dr. Andreas Stefik.

Thanks,
Mike

-----Original Message-----
From: Alex Hall
Sent: Saturday, July 16, 2011 3:44 PM
To: programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: Listbox In Python

I personally prefer code. However, wxPython comes with an editor
called XRCed which is mostly useable with jaws and lets you edit XRC
pretty easily. XRC is to a gui what css is to a website, sort of. It
basically lets you use an xml-like syntax in a .xrc file to define how
your gui looks. You then load that xrc when you want to use it with
wx.

On 7/16/11, Mike <foxwarrior09@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Harmony, have you always built GUI applications in code, or has anyone on
this list ever found a drag/drop tool that can be used with the keyboard
to
write GUI-based applications?  I know that one can use JAWS scripts with
Visual Studio to visually build Windows forms applications, but what about
other languages?

Thank you,
Mike

-----Original Message-----
From: Harmony Neil
Sent: Saturday, July 16, 2011 9:49 AM
To: programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Listbox In Python

I've made a listbox which it is possible to get to using the mouse, or
route jaws to pc cursor, but I can't get to it just using the normal
cursor. When I arrow up and down it just doesn't do anything. I know
the only thing I have in the window right now is the listbox, but
still ...
Can anyone make any suggestions as to how to improve the attached file?
Thanks,
Harmony.

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