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Re: [WebAim] requesting for the recommendations from theexperts


From: JP Jamous
Date: Oct 16, 2016 6:59PM

I come from the old school of programming. At least, I was taught by an old programmer that I am still thankful to the knowledge I acquired through him.

Use a notepad and type away. Have them understand proper semantic. Do not get then relying on a RAD - Rapid Application Development.

Once, they learn the basic well. You can explain to them Visual Studio or any other IDE.

My professor in college used to tell me, You know to know why it is doing this? Output it to the screen. Do not use the immediate window or those inaccessible tools in Visual Studio.

When I started working out in the field, I found programmers older than me that got lost if the immediate window did not show them how server-side coding was causing a runtime error. Whereas, I had much less server-side errors because I would run through the steps in my head at first. If anything went bad, I would output to the screen the error and it loads on the page. In fact, I solved so many issues to other sighted programmers that way when I was using asp.net.

Focus on proper semantic and use W3 tutorials. They will walk them step by step through long and short hand markup. Make sure you explain each CSS property in details and educate them how visually it would impact design.

Once they have a strong foundation, they will be able to use any editor they wish to use to make their development faster.

Personally and from lots of experience in the field, I refuse using editors to teach new students any type of language. In fact, I would ask my interns in the past to take a quick exam where they only have a piece of paper and a pen to answer different coding questions. I would do that or provide them with a machine that has nothing but notepad on it.

Only that way, I was able to who what they were doing and who did not. The corporate that I work at has developers that coded something like this which I couldn't believe.

<label role="radio" for="first-name">
Enter your first name:
<input type="radio" id="first-name" required />

They were so confused why screen readers were either announcing the selected status twice or always stated the status as not selected.

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Subject: [WebAIM] [WebAim] requesting for the recommendations from the experts

Hello all, greetings.
Hope all are doing good.
I am teaching the html and css for the visually impaired. and, I need some recommendations from the experts.

1. Best html and css editing tools with screen readers.
2. While learning, the learner should learn the manual coding or, they
can code with automated tools?
3. Requested to suggest good css tutorials from the visually impaired
prospective with examples?

I hope some1 will help me to find my answers.

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