What Features Should A GUI toolkit have?
Kagamin via Digitalmars-d
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Fri Mar 6 01:50:29 PST 2015
On Friday, 6 March 2015 at 06:02:17 UTC, Taylor Hillegeist wrote:
> Personally I think that all layout items like HBar should be
> children of widget that way i can make more modular component,
> but that's just my opinion.
For user components, a UserControl is provided
it can have layout inside and functionality focused on support
for composite user components.
> I have a dream H/VBar + align/distribution/wrap options.
That's how GTK works. Layouts can be provided separately, anchors
is the simplest one, boxes is the most flexible.
> I don't have an opinion on thread safe guis.
If you really need it, you can incapsulate thread-safety in a
ViewModel (MVVM), while View will remain single-threaded.
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