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Fruit Basket 1.6

  by Jamal Mazrui This app is rated 4 out of 5 stars with 1 ratings. XML Feed for Fruit Basket 1.6

This is a simple but nontrivial GUI program using the Window-Eyes scripting capability. Two language versions are included: VBScript and Visual Basic .NET. The latter is a compiled executable with a bit more functionality. It is installed as a global script attached to Control-Shift-F8. This program is designed to meet the specifications of a fruit basket program at http://FruitBasket.QuantumMyst.com A dialog has several controls that interact at runtime. An editbox is for adding a fruit, e.g., apple. A listbox serves as a basket for storing the fruit. Buttons are for adding a fruit (the default), deleting one, or closing the dialog. The fruit basket project has been a means for blind programmers to illustrate how a GUI program is developed in a particular language. The same design specification enables the programs to be compared, both in terms of the code needed, e.g., complexity and length, and in terms of the resulting behavior, e.g., accessibility and performance. Source code of this package is in the files FruitBasket.vbs and FruitBasket.vb. The VBNET executable may be compiled as follows. Install the .NET 2.0 SDK from microsoft.com. Ensure that the folder containing the Visual Basic command-line compiler, vbc.exe, is on the Windows search path. Then run the batch file, CompileFruitBasket.bat.

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Supported Languages: English

Minimum Version: Window-Eyes 7.0



Release Date: 4/5/2008
Last Update: 12/15/2009

Version 1.6

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12/15/2009 11:33:57 AMFixed FruitBasket.vbs

Version 1.5

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7/17/2009 2:01:52 PMFixed FruitBasket.vbs. Combined WindowEyes.dll and Scripting.dll into FruitBasket.exe using Microsoft IlMerge utility. Added FruitBasketLateBound.vb to illustrate late bound version of code.

Version 1.4

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7/16/2009 10:55:56 AMMade FruitBasket.exe automatically associated as a global script.

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7/14/2009 5:06:15 PMAdded Visual Basic .NET version as a compiled executable (source code also included).

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File Details:

  • Filename: FruitBasket.WEPM
  • Date: 12/15/2009 11:33:58 AM
  • Size: 148.4KB
  • Total Downloads: 7114

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On 10/22/2013, corange wrote:

Very nice example program for learning how to use the WE xml dialogs.