[dojo-contributors] what we left behind...

Tom Trenka ttrenka at gmail.com
Sat May 10 13:54:49 EDT 2008


Hi Jonathan--

There's code dojox.sketch that does arrows for you; take a look at the
SingleArrow and DoubleArrow annotations.  Basically, that was the
approach taken--draw the arrow heads and rotate them.

regards,
trt

On Sat, May 10, 2008 at 12:45 PM, Jonathan Bond-Caron <jbondc at gmail.com> wrote:
> It's also the first time I hear of dojoc,
>
> I'm going through some old code I wrote and I'd like to contribute it to
> dojo (see attached), dojox is the right place?
> It's basically code that can draw arrows, I remember pulling out a trig book
> to figure out the angles but its far behind me now!
>
> I'm hoping someone who deals with vectors /graphics more often can have a
> look at it :)
>
> OBJECTIVE
> Draw arrows that can point at an element in page, I think the simplest is
> just to draw the arrow and allow rotating it?
>
> FUTURE ENHANCEMENTS
> Allow attaching arrows to a contentpane, modal dialog to improve user
> interaction.
> Uses cases could be
> 1) Form interaction: Pointing to an <input> field that's required
> 2) Help interaction: Point to buttons/links the user can click
> ...
>
> There's probably other fun uses, would be happy get this going though I will
> need help /advice for the math & svg
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: dojo-contributors-bounces at dojotoolkit.org
> [mailto:dojo-contributors-bounces at dojotoolkit.org] On Behalf Of Shane
> O'Sullivan
> Sent: May 9, 2008 11:20 AM
> To: dojo dev.
> Subject: Re: [dojo-contributors] what we left behind...
>
> Hi Jon,
>
> dojoc is the repository for DojoCampus (or Dojo Community... whichever
> you like..).  Check out dojocampus.org
>
> It is designed to have a lower bar of entry for the community, so
> people can send in cool demos, tips'n'tricks etc that they would like
> to share with the community at large, without having to sign a CLA.
>
> You can check it out at http://svn.dojotoolkit.org/dojoc
>
> Shane
>
> 2008/5/9 Jon Sykes <lists at jpsykes.com>:
>> Bill, what is this dojoc you speak of, I've never heard of that
>> before.  Is there any additional info?
>>
>>
>> On May 8, 2008, at 9:33 PM, Bill Keese wrote:
>>
>>> Jonathan Bond-Caron wrote:
>>>
>>>> I  e-mailed him about a month ago (vkrantz at snapps.com
>>>> <mailto:vkrantz at snapps.com>) asking about the license (if any) and
>>>> spinning it into a dojox project.
>>>
>>> I thought this was what dojoc/ repository is for?  Less restrictions
>>> on
>>> licensing and quality, for lack of a better term.  Right phiggins?
>>>
>>>
>>>> Also, we should link to excellent articles like this, even if they're
>>>> 0.4... but much better if they're 1.0 :)  These are exactly the
>>>> sorts of
>>>> things I'd like to see us incorporate as dojox widget mixins, so it
>>>> would be better still if some of it got donated back when he's
>>>> done, but
>>>> that's not a requirement. Some of it may be better off as a 3rd-
>>>> party demo.
>>>
>>> Definitely, phiggins/dmachi can you comment on this?
>>>
>>> We that a bit in the old days, see for example
>>> http://dojo.jot.com/Tutorials, but not sure if we have a place for
>>> such
>>> links now?
>>>
>>> I think there are a bunch of articles on sitepen.com that we should
>>> link
>>> to too, right?
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