[PD] UI developer volunteering to help

Jack jack at rybn.org
Sat May 3 13:11:38 CEST 2008

It's nice but too 'heavy' (for eyes) for me. And i think this  
interface need more ressources from a computer than PD.
But sure, it would be nice if someone have time to improve PD interface.


Le 3 mai 08 à 11:34, Langsam Wieder a écrit :

> hey david!
> if you want to collect some ideas how a real usable and pretty
> interface for a modular environment could look like, have a look at
> http://synthmaker.co.uk/about.html
> it's got bendable links... you never have to leave edit mode... and
> have a look at how ALL interface elements as bitmap & vector knobs,
> sliders or wavedraw display consist of modules themselve.
> the environment is off course not as powerful as pd, but the interface
> is just a joy to work with.
> greetings,
> fabb
> On Sat, May 3, 2008 at 6:04 AM, David Golightly  
> <davigoli at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hey PD gurus,
>> I used to use PD a lot but haven't much for the last year or  
>> more.  Now I'm
>> getting back in to it and finding that the UI is just really  
>> clunky and
>> awkward and makes the workflow really painful.  I build website UIs
>> professionally in JavaScript (see
>> http://www.zillow.com/search/RealEstateSearch.htm for an example  
>> of a UI I
>> built, everything except the Flash).  I also have on-the-job  
>> experience in
>> design and usability, as well as coding skills in Python and some  
>> exposure
>> to C, C++ and Java.  I'd like to start pitching in specifically on  
>> GUI and
>> chrome improvements in the trunk for the core PD UI.  How would I  
>> go about
>> getting started?  I noticed the page at http://puredata.info/dev/ 
>> GuiIdeas
>> has some outstanding requests from the community, it seems like  
>> the best
>> thing is to start there.  I'd also like to integrate with the  
>> developer
>> community to ensure that UI improvements (specifically, better  
>> keyboard
>> support and smoothing out some glaring dialog/chrome issues) don't  
>> have a
>> negative impact on realtime audio performance.
>> Best,
>> David
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