Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 24th Aug 2007 13:16 UTC, submitted by steverez1
Internet & Networking "Microsoft has released a new showcase of its Silverlight web development frameworks, a graphical search engine called Tafiti. Tafiti, which means 'do research' in Swahili, is an experimental frontend to Microsoft's Live Search engine. It presents search options in three panes on the screen: the left pane is for entering search queries and switching between image, RSS, Web, and News, the middle pane contains the search results, and the right pane is used to 'dock' results using drag-and-drop for looking at later."
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uggh text isnt better
by cchance on Fri 24th Aug 2007 15:02 UTC
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im so sick of text is better... if htats the case why dont you install a command line google search and then youll never have to see an image again.

maners: ya their working with the mono team to get a linux version of silverlight completed

yes i agree it needs more useful features besides the dock, but a bit of eye candy is nice from time to time im kinda sick of the blank white ages of google and the others.

The only reason visuals should be thought of as bad is if they slow down your work, i open tafiti, type a search and my results pop up... i go to google type the address and the results pop up on a new page....

hate to say it but tafiti is actually more efficient than google even, theirs no full page reload just a ajax call. and since their arent extra steps i cant see how its slower or less efficent, of course if you count into the time of playing with stuff to see whats possible ya then its less efficient.

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