Accomplished Schedule

09/09-09/15 Initial contact with Mr. Gunderson

Tasks:

  1. Set up Visual Studio 2005
  2. Set up Office 2007
  3. Initial research into plugin architecture for Office 2007

09/16-09/22 Word 2007 Research

Tasks:

  1. Create simple "Hello World" equivalent as an Office 2007 plugin
  2. Find out how to access the underlying document, whether it be XML or C# objects
  3. Gain SVN access
  4. Understand the Word Object Model
  5. Understand the docx format

09/23-09/29 Powerpoint 2007 Research

Tasks:

  1. Understand the Powerpoint Object Model
  2. Understand the pptx format
  3. Find out how to access the underlying Powerpoint presentation format

09/30-10/06 Ribbon/Task Pane Research

Tasks:

  1. Learn how to control where objects are placed on the ribbon, how to format objects on the ribbon, etc.
  2. Determine how to make these changes backwards-compatible with the standard file-menu approach
  3. Determine how to make guided wizards and separate task panes, determine which one is better suited for project's purpose

10/07-10/13 Accessibility Research (Word)

Tasks:

  1. Determine what constitutes a violation of each of the Word best practices and the most logical way to fix them
  2. Determine where these violations manifest themselves within the docx format and how to manipulate the document to fix them

10/14-10/20 Accessibility Research (Powerpoint)

Tasks:

  1. Determine what constitutes a violation of each of the Powerpoint best practices and the most logical way to fix them
  2. Determine where these violations manifest themselves within the pptx format and how to manipulate the presentation to fix them

10/21-10/27 Development (Word & PowerPoint)

Tasks:

  1. Develop a plugin with the functionality of parsing a document's contents and determining if any accessibility problems are present
  2. Present a summary to the user of what problems they had and in what locations

10/28-11/03 Development for milestone 1

Tasks:

  1. Begin development on beta version of PowerPoint and Word plug-ins.
  2. Complete detection of accessibility errors

11/04-11/10 Development for milestone 1

Tasks:

  1. Select accessibility error region within Word/PowerPoint
  2. Provide user with way to fix given accessibility errors.

11/11-11/17 Debugging/Deployment of milestone 1

Tasks:

  1. Debug obvious errors of tools and perform our own stability testing.
  2. Make beta deployment of tool

Thanksgiving Break

Tasks:

  1. Eat turkey
  2. Nap
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