[Pharo-dev] Layout for placing widgets
stepharo.self at gmail.com
Sat Oct 28 10:26:38 EDT 2017
I was reading ...
I will see if I can load cassowary in Pharo.
On Sat, Oct 28, 2017 at 4:21 PM, Stephane Ducasse
<stepharo.self at gmail.com> wrote:
> Ok then may be we should give a try to use. Tx for the links.
> On Sat, Oct 28, 2017 at 4:18 PM, Ben Coman <btc at openinworld.com> wrote:
>>> 2017-10-27 19:13 GMT+02:00 Stephane Ducasse <stepharo.self at gmail.com>:
>>>> I was wondering if there is a layout that we can use to propose
>>>> alternate placing layout for widgets in spec?
>>>> attached to the left 10pixels rubber band box or fixed size box
>>>> 10pixels attached to the right.
>>> On Oct 27, 2017, at 12:59 PM, Pavel Krivanek <pavel.krivanek at gmail.com>
>>> Maybe we should check cassowary
>> On Sat, Oct 28, 2017 at 4:48 PM, Stephane Ducasse <stepharo.self at gmail.com>
>>> Pavel I do not think that cassowary is good for us.
>> Do you mean Cassowary in particular, or constraint based UI in general?
>> My naive first impression is, if Cassowary is good enough for Apple...
>> and Google (search here for "solver")...
>> such that "in 2016, both iOS and Android have first-party layout systems
>> based on Cassowary."
>> then it seems worth some analysis, and discussion of better alternatives.
>> Coincidentally, I see a Smalltalk implementation is available...
>> For balance, some points against AutoLayout, but some alternatives also seem
>> to use Cassowary solver...
>> cheers -ben
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