After implementing the new redesigned Shell of GNOME Control Center, it’s now time to move the panels to a bright new future. And the Keyboard panel just walked this step.
After Allan give his usual show with new mockups (didn’t you see? Check it here), . Check this out:
Working on this panel had me take a few conclusions:
- The new programming tools and facilities that Gtk+ and GLib landed make a huge difference in code legibility and code quality.
- GObject is awsome. Really.
- Since GObject is awsome, lets use all the functionality it gives us for free 🙂
- I tend to overdocument my code.
And our beloved set of sequential pictures and music:
Excited? This is still unders heavy development, and we just started the reviews. You can check the current state here, or test the wip/gbsneto/new-keyboard-panel branch. As always, share your comments, ideas and suggestions!