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Pretty SWT [message #1017075] Fri, 08 March 2013 20:58 Go to next message
Ilya Smirnov is currently offline Ilya SmirnovFriend
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Registered: March 2013
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Colleagues, what do you think about of making Pretty SWT. I mean some kind of decoration over original SWT framework.

The main ability of such "pretty swt" is:
* better API from java point of view, without redundant "public" unusable methods
* getters and setters instead of direct fields accessing
* friendly constants names instead of great "SWT" class with all possible constants.
and some other.

In case you are agree, please put your ideas for the pretty SWT to be. In case you are not agree, please put your comments here too Smile
Re: Pretty SWT [message #1017202 is a reply to message #1017075] Mon, 11 March 2013 06:08 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Armin Isenring is currently offline Armin IsenringFriend
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Does your idea of pretty SWT deliver a skinnable SWT over a new API or just a more suitable API to the current SWT?

Kind regards
Armin
Re: Pretty SWT [message #1019832 is a reply to message #1017202] Sat, 16 March 2013 20:16 Go to previous message
Ilya Smirnov is currently offline Ilya SmirnovFriend
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I mean a more suitable API over current.

For example, when you implement own "Listener" there is a generic "Event" object with a generic set of fields that simantic value depends on the event class.

In the pretty API the event will have only those getters that necessary to the current event class.
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