[REBOL] Re: Reference docs for View
From: rgaither:triad:rr at: 10-Jul-2001 8:24
I also find easyvid to be an excellent tool. More in the
tutorial fashion than reference docs but regardless it
would be great to help get it to the next level.
I'm in that same camp though of needing it, not really
being able to help much in improving it or adding new
>I once offered to help RT expand on the base of easyvid.r which I think is
>the best learning tool
>available for View. What Carl S provided in easyvid.r is a visual way of
>seeing code source
>and then clicking to see what it will do. Then those $%#@#! image files
>from html are
>I did send off some update pages for easyvid but I think the RT workload
>prevented them from being reviewed
>and posted. Or maybe it was just a bad idea ... sometimes I follow those
>threads too long ... like back to the spool.
>If there is interest in re-gathering some updates and posting them, speak up.
>I think it will cut down on the mailing list items and make it easier to
>find an example that works.
>Some of the challenges with easyvid.r that I remember were:
>a. some of the colors were difficult to read on some of the different
>screens where I displayed it. Or more
>precisely some of text did not show up against the dark backgrounds.
>b. the left side scroll does not move down
>c. some important items not yet addressed
>d. examples of data entry were too simple... not like the cross edits and
>updates needed in a real application
>e. a base knowledge was assumed. Things that are easy or obvious for RT
>and the expert levels on the mailing list
>are not necessarily easy for a JSP programmer (joe six pack).
>Let me know your thoughts (..... or not)
>If there are some positive responses, I would send out notes to some of the
>experts asking them to
>provide short examples ... like Brett's scrolling text list that I too needed.
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