My experience with Keyboard on Browsing Web

zaid junaid zaidjunaid3 at gmail.com
Wed Mar 18 15:09:53 UTC 2020


Hi Mohit,

>From 'coding challenge' , If you mean solving issues then it is not a must.
there isn't any active repository , prior to the development some research
will be needed on the tech to be used

however, if  you  want to, you can contribute to other fluid projects
https://github.com/fluid-project


On Wed, Mar 18, 2020 at 6:23 PM Mohit Kumar Verma <yaimgr8 at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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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