[Etoys] An idea of first screen for OLPC

Takashi Yamamiya tak at metatoys.org
Tue Oct 17 20:27:53 EDT 2006

Hi Alan

O.K. It makes my mind clear.

I like your "Try Again" project a lot. I have tested on my test
board. Although it was sluggish with the cheap CPU now, but it will be
the most attractive demo in OLPC.

- Takashi

> Hi --
> One idea I had was that the "very first" screen was "Try Again", which 
> goes through a sequence of little demos. But down the right hand side of 
> this project should be iconic buttons for other options, such as:
> - Learn how to use Etoys
> - How to ...
> - Recent Projects (the screen you just sent)
> - All projects
> - New project
> If you hit any of these buttons, the "Try Again" project is both exited 
> and flushed (to make more room), etc.
> Cheers,
> Alan
> - At 10:20 AM 10/17/2006, Takashi Yamamiya wrote:
>> 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.

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