Visual Studio vs Visual Studio Code


Carlos
 

Hello All:

    Question for those here on list who are programmers.

    Which is most accessible with NVDA?  Visual Studio or Visual studio code?

    Thank You! In advance for reading/responding to my question!!!


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Jaffar Sidek <jaffar.sidek10@...>
 

Hi.  I don't know if an Addon for vs code exists, but I use visual studio itself with the vs addon and it works great.  I think that visual studio code is more for web programming, and maybe others on this list can share their experience with that program with you, but I personally used vs extensively with NVDA without major issues.  Cheers!

On 7/2/2018 10:32 AM, Carlos wrote:
Hello All:

    Question for those here on list who are programmers.

    Which is most accessible with NVDA?  Visual Studio or Visual studio code?

    Thank You! In advance for reading/responding to my question!!!


Edhoari Setiyoso
 

Hi,

Visual Studio Code is very much accessible with NVDA and so does Visual Studio.

Depends on what you're working on, they have different purpose. Visual Studio Vode is more of Text Editor while Visual Studio is complete IDE.

Best Regards

Edhoari Setiyoso

On 02/07/2018 09:32 AM, Carlos wrote:
Hello All:

    Question for those here on list who are programmers.

    Which is most accessible with NVDA?  Visual Studio or Visual studio code?

    Thank You! In advance for reading/responding to my question!!!


Jeffrey McFarland
 

I'm a web programmer. I'm having trouble with NVDA and VS code. NVDA does not read my file (JavaScript). I'm probably doing something wrong as I have very little experience with screen readers. 


Jacob Kruger
 

If I do something like open a .js file via the open with context menu in windows explorer, and, choose VS code, then it seems to be focused on the source of the script file, and, I can read it fine?


But, honestly, I use edSharp for editing .php and .js files all the time, so, while I have VS code installed, have never really bothered with it as such.


Stay well


Jacob Kruger
Blind Biker
Skype: BlindZA
"...resistance is futile...but, acceptance is versatile..."

On 2019-03-21 3:23 AM, Jeffrey McFarland wrote:
I'm a web programmer. I'm having trouble with NVDA and VS code. NVDA does not read my file (JavaScript). I'm probably doing something wrong as I have very little experience with screen readers. 


Devin Prater
 

Being a newbie at coding, I can’t really use an editor that doesn’t have support for code checkers, style checkers, completion support and stuff like that. Right now I use Emacs with Emacspeak because of aural highlighting, sounds for lines with errors and such, and because Flycheck integrates with stuff, like markdown, tidy, and PyFlakes for checking code. VS Code is good if you turn on screen reader support with Alt+F1, but screen readers themselves can’t easily be made to play arbitrary sounds, and change voice parameters to show things like lines with errors, strings verses functions and other nice things yet, so its verbose and not so exact, for me at least. Those who are more experienced coders may have much better luck with things.

On Mar 21, 2019, at 4:50 AM, Jacob Kruger <jacob@...> wrote:

If I do something like open a .js file via the open with context menu in windows explorer, and, choose VS code, then it seems to be focused on the source of the script file, and, I can read it fine?


But, honestly, I use edSharp for editing .php and .js files all the time, so, while I have VS code installed, have never really bothered with it as such.


Stay well


Jacob Kruger
Blind Biker
Skype: BlindZA
"...resistance is futile...but, acceptance is versatile..."
On 2019-03-21 3:23 AM, Jeffrey McFarland wrote:
I'm a web programmer. I'm having trouble with NVDA and VS code. NVDA does not read my file (JavaScript). I'm probably doing something wrong as I have very little experience with screen readers. 


Jacob Kruger
 

While I haven't used any form of intellisense code completion for quite a while now, just gave VS code another quick try after opening a .js file, and, NVDA was reading out the suggestions to me quite well, although am not too sure about it's offering with regards to mentioning function parameters, etc., but anyway.


But - sorry - I've been a hard-coder for quite a while now, so, while I use my own code snippets from within edSharp, I haven't really bothered trying out anything like intellisense for quite a while.


For example, while I do also have notepad++ installed on my machines, and, do have some of it's PHP extensions installed, etc., I also rarely use it for real coding/programming.


Only thing I wish I could sort out using is some form of interactive debugging, but, thus far I primarily use my own code snippets to help with that type of thing.


Stay well


Jacob Kruger
Blind Biker
Skype: BlindZA
"...resistance is futile...but, acceptance is versatile..."

On 2019-03-21 12:32 PM, Devin Prater wrote:
Being a newbie at coding, I can’t really use an editor that doesn’t have support for code checkers, style checkers, completion support and stuff like that. Right now I use Emacs with Emacspeak because of aural highlighting, sounds for lines with errors and such, and because Flycheck integrates with stuff, like markdown, tidy, and PyFlakes for checking code. VS Code is good if you turn on screen reader support with Alt+F1, but screen readers themselves can’t easily be made to play arbitrary sounds, and change voice parameters to show things like lines with errors, strings verses functions and other nice things yet, so its verbose and not so exact, for me at least. Those who are more experienced coders may have much better luck with things.

On Mar 21, 2019, at 4:50 AM, Jacob Kruger <jacob@...> wrote:

If I do something like open a .js file via the open with context menu in windows explorer, and, choose VS code, then it seems to be focused on the source of the script file, and, I can read it fine?


But, honestly, I use edSharp for editing .php and .js files all the time, so, while I have VS code installed, have never really bothered with it as such.


Stay well


Jacob Kruger
Blind Biker
Skype: BlindZA
"...resistance is futile...but, acceptance is versatile..."
On 2019-03-21 3:23 AM, Jeffrey McFarland wrote:
I'm a web programmer. I'm having trouble with NVDA and VS code. NVDA does not read my file (JavaScript). I'm probably doing something wrong as I have very little experience with screen readers. 


Jeffrey McFarland
 

I am a Web programmer and really like Visual Studio Code. I sat down tonight to try and learn how to use VS code with NVDA. First thing I noticed is VS code recognizes a screen reader is present. VS code then tell me, among a few other things, that code folding is disabled when VS code is optimized for a screen reader. I also noticed that NVDA was not reading my code tile (JavaScript). In addition, use the tab key did not navigate any of the items in VS code. I'm very new to screen readers as my vision has only recently gotten worse. With that said there is probably a obvious solution to the above issues. I also think I remember a post not to long ago in this group where someone went into detail as to why VS code intrinsically has issues with screen readers.


Jacob Kruger
 

Jeffrey, visual studio code is meant to, specifically, have taken accessibility into account - see the following page, and, they, among other things, specifically refer to keyboard navigation, etc.:

https://code.visualstudio.com/docs/editor/accessibility


But, honestly, as a full-time web developer myself, I just work with programmer's text editors, etc., and, haven't bothered with an IDE for quite a while.


Stay well


Jacob Kruger
Blind Biker
"Resistance is futile...but, acceptance is versatile..."

On 2019-04-04 2:51 AM, Jeffrey McFarland wrote:
I am a Web programmer and really like Visual Studio Code. I sat down tonight to try and learn how to use VS code with NVDA. First thing I noticed is VS code recognizes a screen reader is present. VS code then tell me, among a few other things, that code folding is disabled when VS code is optimized for a screen reader. I also noticed that NVDA was not reading my code tile (JavaScript). In addition, use the tab key did not navigate any of the items in VS code. I'm very new to screen readers as my vision has only recently gotten worse. With that said there is probably a obvious solution to the above issues. I also think I remember a post not to long ago in this group where someone went into detail as to why VS code intrinsically has issues with screen readers.