My experience with Keyboard on Browsing Web

Mohit Kumar Verma yaimgr8 at gmail.com
Tue Mar 3 10:50:04 UTC 2020


Thanks for the feedback!
I will surely do that.

On Tue, 3 Mar, 2020, 3:40 PM Tony Atkins, <tony at raisingthefloor.org> wrote:

> Hi, Mohit.
>
> Thanks for taking the time to write up your experience.  As you pointed
> out, power users who prefer keyboard shortcuts can more easliy use sites
> that can be easily navigated by keyboard.  This is a nice illustration of
> how it's possible to make something that benefits multiple groups.
>
> For some users, keyboard navigation is a critical means of accessing web
> sites that would otherwise be out of reach.  For other users, keyboard
> navigation is faster and nicer than other alternatives.  So, although my
> idea was written in terms of the first group, your example is perfectly
> valid, as the work might also be of benefit to PC gamers.
>
> Anyway, as a next step, I would suggest taking some time to get to know
> the Fluid community.  Read up on our tools, our practices, our goals, and
> the ideas (like inclusive design) that inform our work.
>
> You've already started participating in one of our shared spaces (this
> mailing list).  I'd also encourage you to observe how we work in other
> shared spaces such as the IRC channel, JIRA, GitHub.  Try out the tools we
> use, ask questions, get to know the community and let them get to know you.
>
> Cheers,
>
>
> Tony
>
> On Tue, 3 Mar 2020 at 06:34, Mohit Kumar Verma <yaimgr8 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> So, I browsed Web using the keyboard for half an hour. For me, it was
>> comforting as I use Linux as my operating system and I use windows for
>> playing games.
>>
>> I had prior experience with browsing with keyboard and having a lot of
>> buttons and different functions allocated to all of them is great but
>> remembering all those for some newbie is very difficult.
>>
>> My experience is good as now I can do all of those different things with
>> keyboard and pressing the tab button takes you directly to the next option
>> and in mouse, we have to drag it all the way to the next option.
>>
>> The only problem I got with the keyboard is the precision and also the
>> location of the next button where I want to move next. Assume that the next
>> button is just to the right but pressing the tab button takes you to all
>> the way to the bottom in the current column and then to next column and
>> then you can press on it.
>>
>> The integration of the mouse and keyboard in a single device can be a
>> gamepad. We can use the analog sticks as a way of moving the pointer and
>> buttons for accessing different options.
>>
>> Imagine a scenario where we are playing games and suddenly an E-mail
>> notification pops up and we want to check it but don't want to go and get
>> the keyboard. We can do it by the controller and return back to the game
>> anytime we want. This idea is great but needs someone who understands this
>> scenario. And I think I fit here the best for this project. I want to
>> contribute to this project and I want someone to mentor me in the future on
>> this project.
>>
>> I am Mohit Kumar Verma, a second-year Computer Science student at NIT
>> Hamirpur Himachal Pradesh.
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