Whither DWT?

freeagle freeagle at inmail.sk
Mon May 1 16:47:23 PDT 2006

Kyle Furlong wrote:
> freeagle wrote:
>> Hello,
>> Im quite new to D, but reading a lot of posts lately and checking some 
>> websites about D i can say that the demand for good GUI API is quite 
>> high in the community (including me).
>> And i must say i agree with the idea of using OpenGL for making a 
>> cross platform GUI. Having a modern GUI rendered using graphics 
>> hardware could    drag more attention to D. And problem of not native 
>> look of such API could be easily handled using different themes. When 
>> i checked Terra project source, the actual style of the widgets takes 
>> only few lines of code and a set of images. For me, OpenGL is the 
>> right way to go.
>> Freeagle
> All Terra needs is a complete widget set. Like you have specified, all 
> this takes is the logic and skinning. I wrote a scrollbar widget and 
> skinned it in less than a day.

i wonder if its possible/reasonable to use it for more complex GUI apps, 
IDE for example, or any other bigger projects

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