[Sugar-devel] My project LearningWriting : some guideleness advises ?
walter.bender at gmail.com
Fri Mar 9 07:55:25 EST 2012
On Fri, Mar 9, 2012 at 7:49 AM, laurent bernabe
<laurent.bernabe at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello again,
> What is the best way to get started with the new toolbars ?
> Is there an activity which source simply demonstrates the JSON+MIME
> import/export feature ?
Maybe look at http://git.sugarlabs.org/notes
> Le 9 mars 2012 12:05, laurent bernabe <laurent.bernabe at gmail.com> a écrit :
>> For the toolbar entry : i will do the effort to implement it :)
>> Thank you for the JSON advice. I also think that was because i did not
>> install my activity that the mime type was not recognized.
>> So, I'll keep on using cairo for drawings.
>> Thank you very much ^^
>> Le 9 mars 2012 11:46, Gonzalo Odiard <gonzalo at laptop.org> a écrit :
>>> On Fri, Mar 9, 2012 at 7:16 AM, laurent bernabe
>>> <laurent.bernabe at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> Hello everyone,
>>>> I plan to go on developping on my project LearningWriting I post on
>>>> sugar gitorious a few months ago.
>>>> But, as I'm facing some developping difficulties, I woul like to have
>>>> your suggest about some details :
>>>> My program, in its current state, (parenthesis : no internalization
>>>> yet), just lets a user draw whatever he wants on a kind of blackboard with
>>>> just the chalck, and whenever he want, he can replay the animation. But he
>>>> can configure the point size and the animation speed size.
>>> Nice. Would be better have a entry in the toolbar to set the velocity
>>> instead of using a window. Or better use a gtk.HScale
>>> And please use the "new" toolbars (present since sugar 0.86, see the work
>>> we did in http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Design_Team/ToolbarCatalog)
>>>> The main purpose of this program, is to let teachers make their own
>>>> letters/digits sets, or download and install existing sets. I think a
>>>> tarball format is the best archive format purposal. I know Python reduce the
>>>> complexity for creating such archives, but what I wonder is if I will be
>>>> able to let user easily import/export archives to/from a usb key (and/or the
>>>> journal). I have a copy of the activity guideleness, and I must read it
>>>> further that I've done before, but do you think this use case can be easily
>>>> implemented ?
>>> You can save easily the data in a json format and assign to the activity
>>> a mimetype, (like you are doing)
>>> then the files will be recognized in the journal or in a external device.
>>> If you can't see the extension assigned when you copy a file from the
>>> journal to a pendrive,
>>> remember the activity should be installed (with a .xo) to sugar recognize
>>> the mimetype.
>>>> Should I use Python3 ? Should I try to program for GTK 3 ?
>>> No. You should no use python 3, sugar is not ported and will not in the
>>> near future.
>>> GTK 3 is not needed right now, but if you plan use it in 6 months/1 year,
>>> will be ok
>>> (but can do your development a little more difficult.
>>> You are using cairo to draw, then porting to gtk3 will be easy.
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