Linked by vermaden on Wed 21st May 2008 19:28 UTC
Graphics, User Interfaces How would I describe today's GUIs? A mess. -- A mess that grew as new features were needed, with lack of proper design, with a desire to keep backward compatibility, and with tools from the past trying to achieve future needs. I propose a new design philosophy for GUIs. We'll call it Vermaden's GUI. Note: This is the latest entry in our 2008 article contest.
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I disagree
by Alleister on Thu 22nd May 2008 01:18 UTC
Alleister
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2006-05-29

Some borders are serving purposes. I expect splitters between elements that i might move a lot to be wider. Why? Because i often use the touchpad on my Laptop when I'm not at home and using that to move an splitter that has a one pixel hitzone is frustrating at best.

Other wider splitters give visual grouping or simply make for an more pleasing to the eye appearance.

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