[Etoys] An idea of first screen for OLPC

Bert Freudenberg bert at freudenbergs.de
Tue Oct 17 13:45:50 EDT 2006

Very good idea!

Can you make it look in a subfolder of "Smalltalk imagePath", too?  
That way, we could more easily install the "default projects" with  
the image.

- Bert -

Am 17.10.2006 um 19:20 schrieb Takashi Yamamiya:

> Hello,
> I have an idea for the first screen of OLPC etoys. We have discussed
> that we need something like a project launcher to show etoy examples
> for first use. To make it easy, I made a small script to show newest
> 10 projects with thumbnails in "my squeak" folder. I think it is  
> useful
> both browsing example projects and user made projects.
> I did not publish it because I am not sure if it is really needed even
> when now it's "freeze" week. But if you don't have another better idea
> for first screen. This change set should be useful. What do you
> think about it?
> - It searches "my squeak" directory (/home/olpc/.sugar/default/ 
> etoys/public), or you can change it in EToysLauncher>>directory.
> - The newest ten projects are shown.
> - A thumbnail can be shown if there is "project name.gif" file.
> - You can enter a project when you click a thumbnail.
> - The list is updated when you go and back project.
> You can download the image including this change set in
> http://languagegame.org/tmp/2006-10-17-2.zip
> Cheers,
> - Takashi
> <etoysLauncher.png>
> <EToysLauncher-tak.4.cs.gz>
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