Linked by Hadrien Grasland on Tue 11th Jan 2011 13:40 UTC
Graphics, User Interfaces Nowadays smartphones, tablets and desktop/laptop computers are all siblings. They use the same UI paradigms and follow the same idea of a programmable and flexible machine that's available to everyone. Only their hardware feature set and form factor differentiate them from each other. In this context, does it still make sense to consider them as separate devices as far as software development is concerned? Wouldn't it be a much better idea to consider them as multiple variations of the same concept, and release a unified software platform which spreads across all of them? This article aims at describing what has been done in this area already, and what's left to do.
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RE[7]: umm
by shmerl on Wed 12th Jan 2011 04:00 UTC in reply to "RE[6]: umm"
shmerl
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2010-06-08

What about GTK+ on Meego? It's supposed to be supported too.

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RE[8]: umm
by vivainio on Wed 12th Jan 2011 18:05 in reply to "RE[7]: umm"
vivainio Member since:
2008-12-26

What about GTK+ on Meego? It's supposed to be supported too.


It's "community supported". Better supported on Netbook, but on MeeGo phones it's anyone's guess at this point how well Gtk+ will work. Of course you can compile the Gtk+ and run apps using it (hey, it's Linux), but they will probably look like crap.

If you are interested in Gtk/Hildon on MeeGo, follow the Maego project:

http://talk.maemo.org/showthread.php?t=56822

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