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User Configurable Layouts

The Christmas break brings a lot of time, but not to ride since it is so darned cold and icy (of course the turbo is always an option). So instead, I tend to play with GC coding.

I've been rummaging around the plumbing of the GC code for a week to prepare for a more configurable view. I've now got to the point where you can drag and drop charts onto a page and configure them. Looks kinda neat. But its pretty static at the moment - once they're there you can't drag and resize them ... but that will come.

The hard miles have been done, now its all about putting a layer of glitter on the top. I've also been playing with native Mac widgets to make the Mac version, well, more Mac-like.

With a week of coding left, I reckon I can get a v3 framework in place and we can really go to town!

And I've been playing with this for a couple of days now and when working with intervals it is SOOOO much nicer to see all the key ride charts at once, this is not just eye-candy !

And Julian Baumgartner has been providing some wonderful ideas and graphics to make the whole thing a bit more visually appealling and with a few pixmaps we now have a more 'Mac-friendly' look and feel. I love it.

And been working on a more 'free-form' layout, it feels a little like sliding fridge-magnets on a fridge door or putting up trackers etc in a project war room. Either way, its kinda funky...

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