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Blog Archive for kirillcool during September 2006

I usually don't do this, but i have to link to this article that explores possibilities of applying the Ribbon UI from Office 2007 to the web browser world. Unfortunately the author designed only one task (image shown below), but it shows the ever-growing interest in ribbon-based UIs. To those complaining about Ribbon taking too much vertical space. This has been addressed at length in Jensen's...
This entry is the third part in the ongoing series about using SVG-based icons in Swing-based applications. The first part outlined the need for using scalable icons in next-generation Java UIs and proposed using SVG images as a possible format, showing the ribbon component which employs heavy icon rescaling. The second entry introduced an SVG file previewer based on the breadcrumb bar...