Sunday, 15 August 2010

Some progress on Nodoka

So, lately when I need to rest a bit from more technical work I usually do a bit of designing. And today I completely rethought how I shell approach the nodoka gtk-engine rewrite. First I decided that because it's rewrite and will be a really big change, I'll use 1.0 version for the final product. Next I've done some initial project planning which differs a bit from what I've been doing until now (design a widget, implement a widget, design a widget, implement a widget, …). You can see it on 1.x Brainstorm Page. During the past few days I also progressed a little with the initial widget design for MODERN style. Here's a preview (click on it to see it in original resolution):


You can grab the SVG from git.

Note that the actual coding is still far from here and might take a while. I also have some hopes for gtk3 widget-draw and I'll probably wait with actually writing the engine till I know what the new gtk3 API for drawing widgets will be. But comments/improvements on the style, submitting of new styles, … are more than welcome.

12 comments:

Anonymous said...

Looks great!

Stéphane said...

I am not a big fan of the blue...
However the theme is now becoming slicker and more beautiful.

fairoldi said...

Yeah that's nice! May I suggest a slightly lighter background color for radiobuttons/checkbox and -I don't know if it is possible- a gradient on the menu bar (just my 2 cents, looks great already)

Federico said...

I definitely love it! great work!

Simo said...

VERY VERY BEAUTIFUL! KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK!

Marcelo said...

Hello,

Is there a yum repo for the latest nodoka?

Martin said...

Marcelo, if you mean what is shown in this blogpost – no, I'm still at the design phase, so no code can render this yet. If you ask about the 0.7.x series which I recently ported to gtk3, then the answer is that in about a week I'll release 0.7.5 and push it to fedora repos.

Marcelo said...

Thank you.

My intention was ask for install the edition that's showing in the post's picture.

Nodoka is really excellent Theme and I don't understand why Fedora removed it as default theme and was sustituted by Clearlooks... (BAD IDEA!)

I luv Google said...

beautiful! Hope to get it soon

I usually set my Font resolution to 80 dpi, because the default 94 dpi setting wastes my screen space. However, at 80 dpi, the paddings seems to be big for me. Still don't know how to adjust those paddings...

Samsnotunix said...

Are there going to be options for other colors? I love the mock up but I usually prefer a darker theme, because I find it easier on the eyes.

Also what font are you using in this? It looks awesome and I would love to have it on my system!

Samsnotunix said...

Are there going to be options for other colors? I love the style and widget set and everything, but I prefer a darker theme because I find it easier on the eyes.

Also what font are you using? It is gorgeous and I would love to use it on my system.

Martin said...

Samsnotunix: Yeah, there'll be more colour options. The font I used is not a font yet, actually. You can see it one of my older blog posts (it, obviously, cannot be used as a real font).