[Vit-discuss] Redesign 2005 Blog

Bill Guindon agorilla at gmail.com
Fri Mar 11 10:43:39 EST 2005


On Fri, 11 Mar 2005 10:18:29 -0500, Ben Giddings
<bg-rubytalk at infofiend.com> wrote:
> On Mar 11, 2005, at 06:41, David Heinemeier Hansson wrote:
> > Just one more thing. If we are to show a code snippet, I think it
> > would be way more interesting to do it in a dynamic form. See the
> > small gif anims on http://macromates.com/ as an example.
> 
> Personally, I really hate animated images.  I told Firefox to only show
> me the first frame of any animated image, and to me that has become the
> reason I won't use another browser.  It really bothers me to have
> things constantly moving when I'm trying to read the text next to them.

Good point.
 
> I opened up another browser and checked out macromates.  I can see how
> it might be useful to show animated images when you're trying to show
> text-folding, or other similar things, I just still don't like it.  I'd
> much prefer a "before" and "after" image to show what's happening.

What about a few different code fragments that you can prev/next
through?  Get a quick taste of a variety of things that can be done in
a few lines.

-- 
Bill Guindon (aka aGorilla)


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