btw....these fading windows might look like crap on other OS's...so check that on
Linux at least to check if the API is used in a portable sense.
On Mon, May 13, 2013 at 12:29:39PM +0200, Koen Aers wrote:
I had to do a talk/demo last Friday @ the Eclipse Day in Florence and I included a small
Forge2 'Hello world' in my demo. I was not particularly happy with the status bar
notifications that now are used in Forge2 for several reasons but mainly because of the
fact that they write to the status bar that belongs to the Project Explorer view which is
not necessarily visible but also because the status bar is fairly limited. So I decided to
experiment a bit with popup notifications that fade in and fade out in the corner of the
window. I got this to work just in time for my demo and everybody seemed quite
I have uploaded a short video to Vimeo showing what I did: https://vimeo.com/66054038
Mind that this is just a basic implementation that needs a lot of polishing. It also seems
to address https://issues.jboss.org/browse/FORGE-771
. Let me know what you think about it
and if I should continue in that direction.
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