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Java Swing/Accessibility

My university project involves creating ACCESSIBLE Java Swing applications for visually disabled people who require the use of a screenreader, on the Windows platform.

\\\'Accessibility&\\\' can be defined as \\\"the successful access to information and use of information technology by people who have disabilities\\\". In this case, blind people who use screenreaders to access a computer. Screenreaders use text-to-speech to read software aloud to people who are blind - I am using the JAWS screenreader for this project.

In Java, accessibility in this sense is achieved by using the Java Accessibility API introduced by Sun.

This project does not involve creating a program/application from scratch, but altering the source code of an existing application I have found which at the moment is NOT accessible (i.e. people who use screenreaders cannot use it). By \\\'altering the code\\\' I mean implementing the Java Accessibility API on the code, for example just implementing the Accessible interface may solve a problem.

The problems I need solving include providing shortcuts for menu items, adding mnemonics, etc. However, I am not all that familiar with Java Swing programming and don\\\'t have the time to learn. If a problem cannot be solved, I just need to know why, as the main purpose of this project is to EVALUATE the Java Accessibility API.

The second deliverable I require is a simple program which allows me to record whether a Java Swing component (button, check box, combo box, etc) for a particular application is accessible or not. I need a facility to link this program to a database where the information will be stored, and a way to create and print a report from the information entered into the form. I already have an outline of what I require, it just needs to be implemented.

The software you will require is just the Java application which needs to be altered, called jEdit. I will then test it with a screenreader.

Habilidades: Java

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Amihan

I have created several programs using the Java Swing Components but not with the accessibility features. To your first requirement, I can easily place shortcuts (keyboard) to the JButtons, Checbox etc (Java Swing Com Más

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omsolutions

We would appreciate to talk about the project at length in the discussion forum. Best Regards, Navneet Kumar, Business Development Manager, Om Solutions

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Nilesh

As far as your second problem is concerned, we can do it in a jiff. Regarding the first problem, if you can confirm your order on us, and make payment for the same we shall find the solution ASAP. Regards. Nilesh

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alien0110

I have passed the Sun Certified Java Programmer test, and I have many experience in helping students to do their programming projects. 10 days delivery time is just a placeholder, I can finish the project for u as quic Más

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free

please tell me more .. i have used jedit and i know about JAWS . plus i am very much into working for blind/vision impaired . i will like to know more , maybe ican work on it in free time ...as a volunteer . i am bas Más

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rajbatra52

The quoted price is in Australian dollors. I am based in Australia. I have been teaching and using Java on the projects for the last three years. I have about 32 experience in IT and specialise in relational databases. Más

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soniya

I am genuinely interested in this project. I am a Software Enginner by profession and I have been working on Java/Swing for the last 3 years. I have a rough idea on what you want to achieve with your deliverables. Do Más

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