Thinlet in D?

Anders F Björklund afb at
Wed Mar 1 23:15:22 PST 2006

Marcio wrote:

>> public class Thinlet
>> extends java.awt.Container
>    This is an implementation decision, for Java. In D you don't have to 
> do that. It just needs a place to draw things etc. 

Okay, didn't mean to be negative before it had even been tried...

But what would provide such a place (and drawing methods), for D ?
Do you mean using something like SDL or GL, or writing new peers ?

> There's a MIDP port of it, for example:
> July 15, 2005.  Porsche Engineering  developed a version of Thinlet
> based on MIDP. The source is available here. 

public class Thinlet
extends javax.microedition.lcdui.Canvas


>>> Small is beautiful...
>> MinWin might be a bet then ?
>    I was thinking of a multi-platform Thinlet impl, and not something 
> Windoze-specific.

MinWin is not Windows-only. Stands for "Minimal Window toolkit":

Then again, it doesn't have a Mac port yet either. Just Win/Linux.


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