RE: Where did the blind programming site go?: was: programming tutorials

Nod and blind-programming is also available.  

Ken

-----Original Message-----
From: programmingblind-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:programmingblind-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Bryan Schulz
Sent: Monday, July 05, 2010 2:01 PM
To: programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: Where did the blind programming site go?: was: programming
tutorials

in only about 20 seconds, i went to register.com, and found out;
blind-programmer.com is available for 11.87 per month and probably cheaper 
from go daddy.
so what's the big deal about not exactly having blindprogramming.com?

Bryan Schulz

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Ken Perry" <whistler@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Monday, July 05, 2010 12:50 PM
Subject: RE: Where did the blind programming site go?: was: programming 
tutorials


> Well the wiki is not what killed it what killed it is someone did not pay
> the net bill.  That could have happened even if the page stayed the way it
> was.
>
> Oh and by the way why hasn't someone put in for something like
> blindprogramming-usa.com or something more generic like
> blindprogramming-free.net or .com or something
>
> Ken
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: programmingblind-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> [mailto:programmingblind-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of The Elf
> Sent: Monday, July 05, 2010 1:07 PM
> To: programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: Where did the blind programming site go?: was: programming
> tutorials
>
> ok, I skipped a few posts on this line due to some troubles, a note here 
> the
>
> former owner did this, switched to a wikki and that is when the blind
> programming site went flat on its nose then we lost the site and then the
> site name
>
> I will assist where possible, but I have to wonder if this try will do any
> better than the first one did?
>
> up to you folks, just wanted to let these facts be known.
>
> elf
> Owner: Alacorn Computer Enterprises
> Specialists in customized computers and peripherals
> - own the might and majesty of a Alacorn!
> www.alacorncomputer.com
> proprietor, The Grab Bag,
> for blind computer users and programmers
> http://grabbag.alacorncomputer.com
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Jared Wright" <wright.jaredm@xxxxxxxxx>
> To: <programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Sunday, July 04, 2010 7:48 PM
> Subject: Re: Where did the blind programming site go?: was: programming
> tutorials
>
>
>> Definitely no deficiency, but it requires Jamal to handle putting all the
>> content online himself. Same for Elf with his site. This way the 
>> community
>
>> can directly effect the site's content, which will probably lead to more
>> relevant and up to date information. Swell idea, I think.
>>
>>
>> On 7/4/2010 10:02 PM, qubit wrote:
>>> I'm coming to this thread late, but what about jamal's
>>> nonvisualdevelopment.org site?
>>> It sounds like it does all the things people want.
>>> Or is there a deficiency?
>>> --le
>>>
>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>> From: "Ken Perry"<whistler@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>> To:<programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>> Sent: Sunday, July 04, 2010 8:52 PM
>>> Subject: RE: Where did the blind programming site go?: was: programming
>>> tutorials
>>>
>>>
>>> I will talk to  the people who can say yes but I think APH will give
>>> blind
>>> programming a permanent home if people think it's a good idea.  We could
>>> run
>>> the email list from there in fact we could run multiple and we could 
>>> have
>
>>> a
>>> droople page where everything is kept. The same people that work on it
>>> now
>>> could do what little they can do an we could all share the
>>> responsibility.
>>>
>>> ken
>>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: programmingblind-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>> [mailto:programmingblind-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Jackie
>>> McBride
>>> Sent: Sunday, July 04, 2010 8:28 PM
>>> To: programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>> Subject: Re: Where did the blind programming site go?: was: programming
>>> tutorials
>>>
>>> I think it's the only way to go, Ken. Drupal is powerful enough to
>>> host anything from a simple website to a large online community,
>>> accessible both in terms of its administration&  useability,&  is
>>> perfectly suited for something like this.
>>>
>>> I've partnered w/a web developer friend of Mine, Elise Lonsdale,&
>>> used drupal to make
>>> http://jawsscripting.lonsdalemedia.org
>>> We've found it to be a rewarding venture in terms of the way Drupal
>>> works. It does have somewhat of a steep learning curve initially, but
>>> I think that's the same w/all web development. Elise says it's a lot
>>> easier than other CMS's she's worked with. My vote is, if u can get
>>> it, we should do it.
>>>
>>> On 7/4/10, Ken Perry<whistler@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>  wrote:
>>>
>>>> I don't understand why we don't get a droople page set up.  If people
>>>> are
>>>> interested I will talk to APH about hosting a true droople site for
>>>> blind
>>>> programmers. I would end up being the one choosing editors so I could
>>>> let
>>>> any number of you guys edit the page.  It would be done with the simple
>>>>
>>> wiki
>>>
>>>> language and would be easy to use.
>>>>
>>>> What do you all think?
>>>>
>>>> ken
>>>>
>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>> From: programmingblind-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>>> [mailto:programmingblind-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of The Elf
>>>> Sent: Sunday, July 04, 2010 6:46 PM
>>>> To: programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>>> Subject: Re: Where did the blind programming site go?: was: programming
>>>> tutorials
>>>>
>>>> alright, sounds great, as I said in my post, I would do the work, but 
>>>> my
>>>> time is getting squeezed out of existence, adding one page link will be
>>>> no
>>>> trouble, its the maintenance and such that would wring me out.
>>>>
>>>> I'll send you a blanked body page so all the color and other stuff
>>>> matches
>>>> the site, and you just fill in the body, I usually use H2 headers for a
>>>> section like changing from the C section to the C++ one, and h3 for sub
>>>> divisions within a section myself, but as long as it's navagateable its
>>>> great.
>>>>
>>>> elf
>>>> Owner: Alacorn Computer Enterprises
>>>> Specialists in customized computers and peripherals
>>>> - own the might and majesty of a Alacorn!
>>>> www.alacorncomputer.com
>>>> proprietor, The Grab Bag,
>>>> for blind computer users and programmers
>>>> http://grabbag.alacorncomputer.com
>>>>
>>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>>> From: "Alex Midence"<alex.midence@xxxxxxxxx>
>>>> To:<programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>>> Sent: Friday, July 02, 2010 10:28 PM
>>>> Subject: Re: Where did the blind programming site go?: was: programming
>>>> tutorials
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>> Hello, Elf,
>>>>>
>>>>> I would be willing to write the page.  I can send it to you and you
>>>>> could link it to your site.  I don't have website hosting at the
>>>>> moment or I'd do it.  It would make much more sense to place it in a
>>>>> frequented site like yours or the blind developers' site though.
>>>>>
>>>>> Could structure it by giving each language a heading with links to the
>>>>> corresponding tutorials in an unordered list.  Make it quick to
>>>>> navigate that way.  Would also make sense to link any editors, ide's
>>>>> and compilers within it as well so it's a one-stop experience.  I
>>>>> think this would make for a flexible format because if someone wants
>>>>> to let us know about a link to tutorials for a language we don't have,
>>>>> all we have to do is add a heading for it
>>>>>
>>>>> Any thoughts?
>>>>>
>>>>> Alex M
>>>>> ps  There's another Alex out here somewhere.  Figured I'd sign with my
>>>>> last initial to keep confusion to a minimum.
>>>>>
>>>>> On 7/2/10, The Elf<inthaneelf@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>  wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> if someone will update and send me the page I will add it to my site,
>>>>>> I
>>>>>> just
>>>>>> don't have the time right now to do decent updating on the grab bag
>>>>>>
>>> since
>>>
>>>>
>>>>>> I
>>>>>> have to have the beta version of my pencil and paper RPG game ready 
>>>>>> to
>>>>>> roll
>>>>>> in a few months and am short on useable time as it is
>>>>>>
>>>>>> elf
>>>>>> Owner: Alacorn Computer Enterprises
>>>>>> Specialists in customized computers and peripherals
>>>>>> - own the might and majesty of a Alacorn!
>>>>>> www.alacorncomputer.com
>>>>>> proprietor, The Grab Bag,
>>>>>> for blind computer users and programmers
>>>>>> http://grabbag.alacorncomputer.com
>>>>>>
>>>>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>>>>> From: "Homme, James"<james.homme@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>>>>> To:<programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>>>>> Sent: Thursday, July 01, 2010 12:09 PM
>>>>>> Subject: RE: Where did the blind programming site go?: was:
>>>>>> programming
>>>>>> tutorials
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Hi,
>>>>>> Go up to http://www.nonvisualdevelopment.org or the Elf's grab bag
>>>>>> site.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Jamal, I can pull information from this thread together and send to
>>>>>> you
>>>>>> for
>>>>>> the FAQ.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Jim
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Jim Homme,
>>>>>> Usability Services,
>>>>>> Phone: 412-544-1810. Skype: jim.homme
>>>>>> Internal recipients,  Read my accessibility blog. Discuss
>>>>>> accessibility
>>>>>> here. Accessibility Wiki: Breaking news and accessibility advice
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>>>> From: programmingblind-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>>>>> [mailto:programmingblind-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Jackie
>>>>>> McBride
>>>>>> Sent: Thursday, July 01, 2010 3:04 PM
>>>>>> To: programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>>>>> Subject: Where did the blind programming site go?: was: programming
>>>>>> tutorials
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Blindprogramming.com seems like it's dead. This thread about 
>>>>>> tutorials
>>>>>> &  stuff is good, but it remains on this list. Any possibility we can
>>>>>> get a wiki or something in which to store this info?
>>>>>>
>>>>>> --
>>>>>> Change the world--1 deed at a time
>>>>>> Jackie McBride
>>>>>> Scripting Classes: http://jawsscripting.lonsdalemedia.org
>>>>>> homePage: www.abletec.serverheaven.net
>>>>>> For technophobes: www.technophoeb.com
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