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GSoC 2018 - Beginner Mode and Tutorial Creation - Week 12

1 year ago • 1 comment

This is my last weekly update on my Google Summer of Code project. There will be four parts of this blog post: what I did, what had issues, what I will do next, and what is next for a continuation of this project. Then, I will end it with a question that I would like answered for part of the project.

What I did

  • Final documentation
    • After looking around at where I would need to inject my documentation for the
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GSoC 2018 - Beginner Mode and Tutorial Creation - Week 11

1 year ago • 2 comments

This is my weekly update on my Google Summer of Code project. There will be three parts of this blog post: what I did, what had issues, and what is next. Then, I will end it with a question that I would like answered for part of the project.

What I did

  • Improved msgbox placement
    • Before, the message box placement was fully decided on the top left corner of the widgets box. The widgets box is an invisible rectangle that
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GSoC 2018 - Beginner Mode and Tutorial Creation - Week 10

1 year ago • 3 comments

This is my weekly update on my Google Summer of Code project. There will be three parts of this blog post: what I did, what had issues, and what is next. Then, I will end it with a question that I need answered for part of the project.

What I did

  • Split tourList.xml into multiple files
    • Instead of all the tours being in one file, now each tour has a specific file. (You might be able to still put multiple
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GSoC 2018 - Beginner Mode and Tutorial Creation - Week 9

1 year ago • 3 comments

This is my weekly update on my Google Summer of Code project. There will be three parts of this blog post: what I did, what had issues, and what is next. Then, I will end it with a question that I need answered for part of the project.

Video example

Take a look at an example of the tours on YouTube.

What I did

  • Added overlay

    • As shown in the video above, I added a gray overlay around the
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GSoC 2018 - Beginner Mode and Tutorial Creation - Week 8

1 year ago • 2 comments

This is my weekly update on my Google Summer of Code project. There will be three parts of this blog post: what I did, what had issues, and what is next. Then, I will end it with a question that I need answered for part of the project.

What I did

  • Expanded the tour framework

    • Tours are now handled as classes. This allows them to hold much more information than the original list of strings they were. Mostly, it allows
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GSoC 2018 - Beginner Mode and Tutorial Creation - Week 7

1 year ago • 0 comments

This is my weekly update on my Google Summer of Code project. There will be three parts of this blog post: what I did, what had issues, and what is next. Then, I will end it with a question that I need answered for part of the project.

What I did

  • Built the framework for adding tours
    • To add a tour is now a simple two step process. First, the tour text must be added to the tourList.xml file. Second,
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GSoC 2018 - Beginner Mode and Tutorial Creation - Week 6

1 year ago • 3 comments

This is my weekly update on my Google Summer of Code project. There will be three parts of this blog post: what I did, what had issues, and what is next. Then, I will end it with a question that I need answered for part of the project.

What I did

  • Started a PR

    • I started a PR for my workspace expansion but I am having some trouble passing the travis CI tests. So, I was unable to finish my
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GSoC 2018 - Beginner Mode and Tutorial Creation - Week 5

1 year ago • 1 comment

This is my weekly update on my Google Summer of Code project. There will be three parts of this blog post: what I did, what had issues, and what is next. Next, I will have a small showcase of the workspace. Then, I will end it with a question that I need answered for part of the project.

What I did

  • Fixed Translations

    • Since Basic and Advanced are no longer built in, they are no longer translated. I fixed that
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GSoC 2018 - Beginner Mode and Tutorial Creation - Week 4

1 year ago • 5 comments

This is my weekly update on my Google Summer of Code project. There will be three parts of this blog post: what I did, what had issues, and what is next. Then, I will end it with a question that I need answered for part of the project.

What I did

  • Added a workspace dialog

    • Now, when creating a workspace, a dialog pops up with space for a name, 4 checkboxes for different components to save to the workspace (toolbars,
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GSoC 2018 - Beginner Mode and Tutorial Creation - Week 3

1 year ago • 1 comment

This is my weekly update on my Google Summer of Code project. There will be three parts of this blog post: what I did, what had issues, and what is next. Then, I will end it with a question that I need answered for part of the project.

What I did

  • Add Default Menubar

    • At first, the menubar would not update when switching to Basic or Advanced workspaces. Now, it rebuilds the menu based on the original menu. Currently, it
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