[Xerte-dev] Re: HTML5 viewer
reijnders at tor.nl
Fri Mar 30 16:15:20 BST 2012
What Language are you writing this in? And are you going to try to
interpret existing LO's?
Op 30-3-2012 17:11, Julian Tenney schreef:
> We want to use this as a way of letting the development take place in
> full view, so we can surface issues and questions as they arise, and
> debate the various things we need to debate here. It will greatly aid
> the project if you can help by chipping in thoughts and observations
> as we go along -- accessibility is an area to be concerned with, and
> things will be quite different in HTML than in Flash, for obvious
> reasons, and we need to think about the framework for developers to
> extend the system with their own templates: so if you have any thought
> s about how this should work from a developers point of view please
> pipe up.
> This is a brilliant start! Have a great weekend,
> *From:*xerte-dev-bounces at lists.nottingham.ac.uk
> [mailto:xerte-dev-bounces at lists.nottingham.ac.uk] *On Behalf Of *Fay Cross
> *Sent:* 30 March 2012 16:03
> *To:* For Xerte technical developers
> *Subject:* [Xerte-dev] HTML5 viewer
> This week the project to make a HTML5 viewer for Toolkits started.
> You can view an work in progress example of it here
> http://ltdev.nottingham.ac.uk/toolkits/prototypeInterface.htm (best to
> view in Firefox at the moment - the css hasn't been sorted properly yet)
> At the moment it's obviously very rough and looks terrible! I've
> added all the optional properties to the LO so I can make sure
> everything that works in the Flash version works here too (background
> image, icon, menu page, menu image etc.). The aim is to get the main
> interface finalised before we start work on any of the page models so
> although it is getting info from an xml file to load in the correct
> page type and give it a title, everything else on each page is
> currently fixed. The page models are separate html files that are
> loaded in to the main interface html.
> A few things have come up as I've been working on this that you might
> have opinions on:
> We were thinking of getting rid of a lot of the options at the bottom
> of the Flash version (Font / Text Size etc.) and have the browser
> setting deal with this. What do you think about the size of it though
> -- fix it at 800 x 600 or have it automatically resize? Do you think
> we will still need an option to swap views?
> In this version there's a main style sheet and you can also add styles
> to each page model html file if there's any stuff specific to that
> model. This seems to work ok but I was wondering what would happen if
> you uploaded a custom style sheet for the LO -- these override the
> main one but not the model specific styles. For those who have made
> custom interfaces for projects in the past is this likely to be a
> problem? I would have thought the styles in the models will be more
> general layout things.
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