Re: [The vOICe] Graphics programming

  • From: "Dale Leavens" <dleavens@xxxxxxx>
  • To: <programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 11 Oct 2007 21:46:07 -0400

Wow!

I remember coaching my kids in Logo on our old TRS80 COCO Color computer way 
back in 1984. I had forgotten all about turtle graphics. Hadn't heard of Logo 
in decades.

Dale Leavens, Cochrane Ontario Canada
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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Lloyd Rasmussen" <lras@xxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Thursday, October 11, 2007 9:31 PM
Subject: FW: [The vOICe] Graphics programming


> This might not help anyone complete their college assignments, but it might
> at least be fun.
> 
> Lloyd Rasmussen, Kensington, Maryland
> Home:  http://lras.home.sprynet.com
> Work:  http://www.loc.gov/nls
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: seeingwithsound-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> [mailto:seeingwithsound-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Peter Meijer
> Sent: Thursday, October 11, 2007 6:23 PM
> To: seeingwithsound@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [The vOICe] Graphics programming
> 
> Hi All,
> 
> Some of you may be interested in tools for programming graphics
> content. One way of working is to use so-called "turtle graphics"
> programming in the Logo language. There is a nice free interpreter
> for this language named MSWLogo. It allows you to program line
> drawings, define shapes, and even create 3D graphics. Moreover,
> it also can generate animated GIF images of the drawing stages.
> Such GIF animations can be imported into The vOICe via Control O.
> With valuable input from Pat, there is now a new draft web page
> describing this approach to accessible graphics creation, at the
> URL
> 
>    http://www.seeingwithsound.com/turtle_graphics.htm
> 
> It contains an example of drawing a filled square in 2D and a
> cube in 3D. Of course it takes some effort to master the Logo
> programming language. For an introduction to Logo you can also
> read the Wikipedia web page at the URL
> 
>    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Logo_programming_language
> 
> Best wishes,
> 
> Peter Meijer
> 
> 
> Seeing with Sound - The vOICe
> http://www.seeingwithsound.com/winvoice.htm
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