Re: Feedback on Átila's Vision for D

rikki cattermole rikki at
Wed Oct 16 21:52:30 UTC 2019

On 17/10/2019 10:20 AM, aberba wrote:
> On Wednesday, 16 October 2019 at 10:09:14 UTC, rikki cattermole wrote:
>> On 16/10/2019 10:51 PM, GreatSam4sure wrote:
>>> (1) Desktop-A easy to use and easily customizable GUI toolkit D. 
>>> JavaFX can be posted to D.
>> Recently I have been working on widget rendering as a requirements 
>> gathering process for the graphics workgroup (informal, on Discord).
>> Sadly we are a bit resource constrained as the experts on things like 
>> color and graphics pipelines (aka Manu and with that Ethan) are a bit 
>> busy most of the year and its not a small task. So not much to show as 
>> of now, hence no public announcement.
> I believe someone here was working on Color and Windowing. Was 
> previously called Divisualization on GitHub. I think GUI is one of the 
> pressing needs for a killer App and enterprise adoption...native apps.

That be a me!

> Tilix is said to be the D killer app due to GUI. D need a GUI. Whatever 
> we can scrap off DlangUI and the existing ones to build a modern GUI 
> toolkit is worth it.

Last I have seen, there is nothing in dlangui that I would want to copy.

On that note Tilix is looking for a new maintainer, and I've offered to 
move it over to dlang-community given how prevalent its usage is outside 
of D.

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