What Features Should A GUI toolkit have?
digitalmars-d at puremagic.com
Fri Mar 6 02:01:34 PST 2015
On Friday, 6 March 2015 at 07:49:51 UTC, ketmar wrote:
> it should be turned inside out: to be productive we need
> framework a-la BlackBox Component Builder. sadly, most people
> were never
> worked with *real* component framework, so they keep thinking
> that "ide +
> gui builder + compiler is like component framework". no, no,
> and no. not
> even close. that loses the main property of component
> frameworks: you
> aren't writing program using CF, you are simply extending CF
> until it can
> do what you want.
Components are coming to HTML5:
Google is experimenting with implementing their "Material GUI" in
Sure, you can do your own in D, but you probably cannot keep up
if this takes off... It would make a lot more sense to focus on
and utilize what already is there. HTML5 provides ArrayView
objects that basically are slices of raw memory.
It could work out nicely.
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