Name: [17764] John Graves
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Python No Hands with dragonfly [ID:1696] (1/1)

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Demonstrates programming in Python using speech recognition alone (no keyboard or mouse) with voice macros coded using dragonfly (http://code.google.com/p/dragonfly/). Presented at Kiwi PyCon 2009 (http://nz.pycon.org) on 8 November 2009. Also viewable at YouTube via http://bit.ly/JohnGravesPythonNoHands

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14. John Graves Sun, 21 Mar 2010 22:49

ialampert: you can find more related videos at http://bit.ly/openallure


Interesting. Pity it was so brief.


Very impressive!


Amazing... wow...


Hi John, great to see you adding your stuff to ShowMeDo.


Nice work. Seems really useful.


7. anonymous Fri, 25 Dec 2009 06:30

Pretty cool. It looks like it may be time to try out speech recognition again!


6. anonymous Wed, 18 Nov 2009 14:20

This s very cool. Must have taken long to train Dragon to recognize you so well.


5. anonymous Wed, 18 Nov 2009 08:17

Nice demo,

its nice to teach by example and this demo is fairly illustrative,

but adding some narration describing some general stuff about the package would be good too. Stuff I would want to know are what other genera features does the module have besides the ones illustrated. How reliably can it recognize the voice? Do you train it with your voice? Does programming python by voice save time?


4. anonymous Tue, 10 Nov 2009 09:24

Great video.


3. anonymous Tue, 10 Nov 2009 02:06

Very cool! Ah, if only it ran under Linux...


This demo used the following voice macros in addition to the dragonfly _multiedit.py from dragonfly (http://dragonfly-modules.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/command-modules/documentation/mod-_multiedit.html):

"insert comment": Text("# \n# \n# \n# \n# \n# \n# \n# \n# \n")+Key("up:5, end"),

"insert function": Text("def ():\n\t\"\"")+Key("up, left:2"),

"insert class": Text("class ():\n\t\"\"")+Key("up"),

"doc add": Key("c-end, enter:2, backspace"),

"with": Text("()")+ Key("left"),

"quote": Text("\"\"")+ Key("left"),


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