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From Todd Volkert <tvolk...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Is UI like this possible in Flex?
Date Thu, 27 May 2010 13:14:48 GMT
Yeah, large applications can be daunting, but if you start with a static UI
mockup, then maybe you can rally your co-workers to help you out with the
final version :-)

-T

On Thu, May 27, 2010 at 2:47 PM, java programmer <
java.programmer14@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello,
>
> I have only one problem. I have not been into programming for long. When i
> see such a huge
> application in PIVOT,i feel i can't do it because right now i don't even
> know the ABC of pivot
> how will i make such a big application. I get discouraged and leave it.
>
> Prithvi
>
>
> On Thu, May 27, 2010 at 10:40 AM, Beenish Zaidi <
> ms.beenish.zaidi@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Hello,
>>
>> If so many people are thinking it is possible then it is possible. I will
>> suggest first you complete
>> the tutorial and then think how you can do it. Else many experts are here,
>> you ask your question
>> and i think so you will get a response.
>>
>> Good Luck,
>> Ben
>>
>>
>> On Thu, May 27, 2010 at 10:31 AM, java programmer <
>> java.programmer14@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Hello,
>>>
>>> I am not well versed like you in Pivot or any GUI application. I will
>>> start from tutorial today and i think so after
>>> that i will be in a good position to start such a GUI step by step.
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>> Prithvi
>>>
>>> On Thu, May 27, 2010 at 1:10 AM, Todd Volkert <tvolkert@gmail.com>wrote:
>>>
>>>> Something like this is definitely possible in Pivot.  If you want to
>>>> replicate the exact graphic presentation, then you'll probably need to
>>>> create a custom "Panel" class to get that green/grey swishy container.  If
>>>> you're ok with Pivot's L&F, then an expander with expandable set to false
is
>>>> basically the same container.
>>>>
>>>> I'd start by mocking up a static UI in WTKX so you can get a feel for
>>>> how it'd look "out of the box" (without any custom skins or components).
>>>> Doing so will:
>>>>
>>>> 1) Get you familiar with Pivot's layout constructs
>>>> 2) Be much quicker than going deep because you can ignore event handlers
>>>> and back-end logic
>>>> 3) Show to the stakeholders what such a UI would look like in Pivot's
>>>> default L&F.  Then, if they buy in, you could start wiring it all up.
>>>>
>>>> I took this approach with the Pivot apps I've written, and generally,
>>>> you can rapidly prototype a static UI and iron out functional issues before
>>>> writing a single line of code.
>>>>
>>>> Cheers,
>>>> -T
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Tue, May 25, 2010 at 1:45 AM, java programmer <
>>>> java.programmer14@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>>  Dear All,
>>>>>
>>>>> I have captured the screen shots of a Flex application which is
>>>>> currently running in my company.
>>>>> I would like to know is a UI like this possible in Pivot?
>>>>>
>>>>> If it is possible what should be the starting point for me? I am not
>>>>> very good at UI level though but
>>>>> ready to learn. I compiled the pivot 1.5 code and generated the
>>>>> binaries out of it but was later stopped
>>>>> by the company as they thought we can't achieve something like this in
>>>>> Pivot, but after having a response
>>>>> from Greg this is possible, i would like to know what should be the
>>>>> starting steps?
>>>>>
>>>>> I am going to start with the tutorials today and plan to complete it
by
>>>>> this weekend but would definitly
>>>>> love to complete this UI in 1-2 weeks time. An oppurtunity for me to
>>>>> prove myself :)
>>>>>
>>>>> Looking forward to have a feedback.
>>>>>
>>>>> Thanks,
>>>>> Prithvi
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>

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