Tue, August 23, 3:00pm – 3:30pm
Bloc is a new graphical user interface framework for Pharo. It currently spawns three layers:
- Widget set provided by Brick including a flexible styling framework.
- Basic visual objects and event management.
- Vector Graphics provided by Athens/Cairo and Sparta/Moz2D canvases.
We layout the current state and provide an outlook of future steps.
Glenn Cavarlé is a PhD student at the University of Brest (France).a He is working under the supervision of Prof. Alain Plantec, at Lab-STICC. His main research interests lie in the area of Model-Driven Engineering with a focus on dynamic environments for software prototyping. His specific research goals include GUI prototyping and software assessment in the context of multi-platform development. For three years, he is also a lead software engineer at Diazol, a freelance developer and a contributor to Pharo.
Aliaksei Syrel is a student at the University of Bern in the Software Composition Group and a member of the GT Team (http://gt.moosetechnology.org). His interests are software engineering and UX design. He is also a contributor to Pharo (http://pharo.org), a live, Smalltalk-inspired programming language and environment, and Moose (http://moosetechnology.org), a platform for software and data analysis.