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From OmPrakash Muppirala <bigosma...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: iOS7 component skinning (was: Re: Apache Flex 4.14 achievements and goals?)
Date Thu, 02 Oct 2014 08:04:36 GMT
On Oct 2, 2014 1:02 AM, "Erik de Bruin" <erik@ixsoftware.nl> wrote:
>
> Not at all.
>
> I’m about to commit an initial global ‘search&replace’ (‘skins.android4’
to
> ‘skins.ios7’). Object now or forever hold your silence ;-)

Won't that replace the correct android skins package names as well?

>
> EdB
>
>
>
> On Thu, Oct 2, 2014 at 9:58 AM, OmPrakash Muppirala <bigosmallm@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > Realised it to late.  It's just the name of the branch, so nothing
> > permanent.
> >
> > Do you want me to fix it?
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Om
> > On Oct 2, 2014 12:33 AM, "Erik de Bruin" <erik@ixsoftware.nl> wrote:
> >
> > > Uh oh, typo!
> > >
> > > ;-)
> > >
> > > EdB
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > On Thu, Oct 2, 2014 at 1:43 AM, OmPrakash Muppirala <
> > bigosmallm@gmail.com>
> > > wrote:
> > >
> > > > Okay, I have created the new branch here:
> > > >
> > > >
> > >
> >
https://github.com/apache/flex-sdk/tree/iso7skins/frameworks/projects/mobiletheme/src/spark/skins/ios7
> > > >
> > > > And created a new wiki page here to keep track of the progress:
> > > >
> > >
> >
https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/pages/viewpage.action?pageId=46633747
> > > >
> > > > I will post some details about the FXG assets soon.
> > > >
> > > > Thanks,
> > > > Om
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > On Wed, Oct 1, 2014 at 3:34 PM, OmPrakash Muppirala <
> > > bigosmallm@gmail.com>
> > > > wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > On Wed, Oct 1, 2014 at 3:02 AM, Erik de Bruin <erik@ixsoftware.nl>
> > > > wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > >> Continuing in a separate thread:
> > > > >>
> > > > >> > What does it take for a willing volunteer to start helping
out?
> > Does
> > > > >> > he/she
> > > > >> > > have to be a awesome graphics artist and a hardcore
coder to
> > help
> > > > >> out, or
> > > > >> > > can anyone familiar with application development step
in?
> > > > >> >
> > > > >> > I can take care of converting the graphic elements from
AI to
FXG.
> > > > Any
> > > > >> > Flex developer who is familiar with spark component development
> > can
> > > > help
> > > > >> > out.
> > > > >> >
> > > > >> > It's basically assigning new FXG assets to each existing
skin
> > state.
> > > > >> >
> > > > >> > Since most of the hard work has already been done when creating
> > the
> > > > new
> > > > >> > Android skins, it should be straightforward to make a copy
of
the
> > > skin
> > > > >> and
> > > > >> > modify it with the iOS assets.
> > > > >> >
> > > > >>
> > > > >> As I’m late to the mobile skinning party, let me get try to
get
this
> > > > >> clear:
> > > > >>
> > > > >> 1. we create a public branch of ‘flex-sdk’ -> new_ios_skins
> > > > >> 2. in that branch we copy
> > > > >> "frameworks/projects/mobiletheme/src/spark/skins/android4”
and
> > rename
> > > it
> > > > >> "frameworks/projects/mobiletheme/src/spark/skins/ios7”
> > > > >> 3. we replace the contents of ‘assets’ with the new FXG files
Om
> > > > prepared
> > > > >> 4. we go through all the components skin classes and replace
all
> > > > >> references
> > > > >> to 'spark.skins.android4.assets’ with 'spark.skins.ios7.assets'
> > > > >> 5. …
> > > > >> 6. profit!
> > > > >>
> > > > >> Is this basically correct, or am I missing something? What about
> > > > >> testing/tweaking? Step 5 might need some clarification ;-)
> > > > >>
> > > > >> EdB
> > > > >>
> > > > >>
> > > > > Close enough.  For components that have simple states switching
> > > (button,
> > > > > radiobutton, checkbox, etc.) the approach you mentioned should
work
> > > fine.
> > > > > There are going to be some more complex components like
ToggleSwitch,
> > > > > SpinnerLists that have animations and complex skin states.  It is
> > going
> > > > to
> > > > > be a bit more work for these cases.
> > > > >
> > > > > Thanks,
> > > > > Om
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >>
> > > > >>
> > > > >> --
> > > > >> Ix Multimedia Software
> > > > >>
> > > > >> Jan Luykenstraat 27
> > > > >> 3521 VB Utrecht
> > > > >>
> > > > >> T. 06-51952295
> > > > >> I. www.ixsoftware.nl
> > > > >>
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > --
> > > Ix Multimedia Software
> > >
> > > Jan Luykenstraat 27
> > > 3521 VB Utrecht
> > >
> > > T. 06-51952295
> > > I. www.ixsoftware.nl
> > >
> >
>
>
>
> --
> Ix Multimedia Software
>
> Jan Luykenstraat 27
> 3521 VB Utrecht
>
> T. 06-51952295
> I. www.ixsoftware.nl

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