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From Vadim Gritsenko <vadim.gritse...@verizon.net>
Subject Re: Cool (work)flow GUI editor
Date Thu, 31 Jul 2003 12:31:41 GMT
Stefano Mazzocchi wrote:

>
> On Wednesday, Jul 30, 2003, at 18:48 Europe/Rome, Nicola Ken Barozzi  
> wrote:
>
>>
>> http://blog.xesoft.com/jon.lipsky/blog/Java/ 
>> ?permalink=workflow_viewlets.html
>
>
> did you guys ever programmed java with JavaStudio? it was a nice 
> little  app that sun released in the early java days. it was visual 
> programming  of java code thru LabView style drag-drop-link of javabeans.


It was a monster :)


> It was sooooooo cool when you saw a demo.
>
> Horrible to work with it.
>
> why? visual programming is bullshit. 


Not if it supports full round trip, nonvisual -> visual -> nonvisual. 
It's much easier to quickly understand what's going on in the workflow 
by lookng at the picture instead of looking at the workflow markup (and 
it's much more complex to do roundtrip if your source is javascript).


Vadim



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