My experience with Keyboard on Browsing Web

Mohit Kumar Verma yaimgr8 at gmail.com
Wed Mar 18 12:52:30 UTC 2020


Hi
I wanted to ask that if there is any coding challenge for the project:
Using a Game Controller as a Navigation Aid.

Thanks.

On Tue, Mar 3, 2020 at 11:03 AM 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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