[OSM-dev] UI Toolkit for the applet
tom at tom-carden.co.uk
Thu Mar 2 22:41:49 GMT 2006
On 3/2/06, Immanuel Scholz <immanuel.scholz at gmx.de> wrote:
> What do you think should I use to design dialogs?
Yeah, Swing or Thinlet would both be acceptable I think. 80k really
isn't very much in the context of the amount of data going backwards
and forwards from the server anyway.
There is another option though, which is controversial but potentially
interesting. Write HTML/Ajax-y forms to handle input, and use
If we define an interface for the applet which could also be used
without too much trouble for an SVG or Flash version then this could
be quite elegant, and very flexible. Take a look for example at how
Flickr handles tag input for photos.
My preference would be for the applet to do the "work" (all
just to handle form input and possibly validation and error messages.
currently require it for the viewer anyway so it's no worse than the
My 2 euro cents,
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