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Just some years ago, it seemed something really impossible that a blind user could be able to develop applications using graphical object and that a blind user could create a GUI by itself.
At the moment the situation has really changed.
The last versions of the Windows screen readers changed the way blind users explore all the objects available in a graphical interface. These screen readers also give the possibility to be customized for each application so that you can change the way that they will interpret and
intercept the contents.
All these customization gave the possibility to create a kit of scripts and customization files
to make the new versions of Microsoft Visual Studio 2003 and 2005 more accessible
for a blind user.
These scripts are for Jaws screen reader, and have been developed by Freedom Scientific.
This set of scripts gives the possibility to navigate and explore the interface that you will create, so that you can realize which will be the result after the compilation of the application.
For example, when you will navigate the main form of the application with the arrows it'll read all the controls available that you can modify all the properties and change their sizes and their positions.
Here is the link where you can find the last updates of the scripts and many other interesting material for blind (tips for programing, accessible applications and several tutorials for those who are interested in computer programming).
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