Leopard & Core animation ... Wired says it willchange the desktop forever
8 Jun 2007 - 1:01pm
7 years ago
Jack L. Moffett
On Jun 8, 2007, at 12:55 PM, pauric wrote:
> And on the upper fringe as time goes on they > get increasingly frustrated with their singing/dancing windows.
I think a large part of the power here is that it makes available
more possibilities. We are no longer limited to the standard widget
set that we have been since the advent of the GUI. It's time to start
designing new patterns, new metaphors, and new methods for
The advanced graphical capabilities could have as profound an effect
on user interfaces as did a movie director's realization that the
camera didn't have to be stationary when filming a scene. It is up to
us to do it right.
To design is much more than simply
to assemble, to order, or even to edit;
it is to add value and meaning,
to illuminate, to simplify, to clarify,
to modify, to dignify, to dramatize,
to persuade, and perhaps even to amuse.