Hello World! As a Computer Programmer since September 1982 that is now totally blind since December 2017, I'm now advocating the accessibility of compilers for the computer programming languages that I currently or still know, or I'm self-learning. I am now in E-Mail correspondence with the iOS developer of the compilers I am using on my 90+ day-old iPhone 6S+! This post is for EXPERT coders!
My method of Computer Programming is "old school" as I belong to Generation X. I am used to writing source code in a simple text editor; that is just a SIMPLE text entry box without any bells & whistles. I don't use auto-indents nor automatic bracket completion. I dislike keyword suggestions, too! All of those "helpers" are merely distractions to me, so I routinely disable them in IDEs or integrated development environments, because I am NOT a beginner at software development, despite I'm now blind.
Please note that the online compilers I am using on my iPhone will NOT make an iOS app! That is why I did NOT select the "app" nor "development" sub-categories. Also, these compilers are "online", meaning your iPhone must be connected to the Internet to Run (compile, link & execute) your source code.
The iOS developer I'm consulting with, is KappSmart or KappSmart.com. The online compilers I'm using are Sedona Swift, C/C++, VisualBASIC .net & BASIC. I made the in-app purchases to remove ads and support ongoing development at the same time. This app developer is also making their online compilers for Android in the Google Play Store.
Due to blindness, my Computer Programming Life went from "active" to "passive & casual". These online compilers will only compile code snippets, great for engaging into computer programming after blindness, without the pressure of making full-blown apps!
As an experienced computer programmer, I typically spend most my programming time in making code snippets, and mastering them at different times. When I make a full-blown program, I typically have over a 1000 code snippets to choose from, to link together. Since this online compilers have an Export feature, I can E-Mail my source code files to a developer with Xcode on their MacBook (or similar hardware) to make the program for me. On my iPhone, once my code snippet is working to my satisfaction, I open the File menu and create a New file to play with.
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