Questions tagged [gui]

Graphical User Interface development for applications or web sites. This tag should usually be combined with other tags specifying the programming language, platform or framework, if applicable.

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Displaying a wait cursor while we're waiting

I come from VB6 where everything is single threaded, so I've never written a lick of multi-threaded code before. I just added a wait cursor to one of our GUI's by stumbling through the docs, but I'm ...
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Implementation of Hangman in Java

Here's an implementation of Hangman that I've written that uses a basic GUI. As I am new to Java, please let me know of any improvements I can make to my coding style. Thanks for your help. ...
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Whose line is it anyway?

I've just started delving into JavaFX, and the following is essentially my "Hello World". Although it's simple, I question the code formatting and wonder if I'm breaking any conventions, especially if ...
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TicTacToe game needs optimizing

I'm new to programming and want to check if I'm using best coding practices in my program. ...
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Workout tracker

Around June of last year, I made my very first GUI 'app.' Wish I knew of this amazing site then, I thought for posterity's sake it would be great to get it reviewed. It's a simple I/O window just to ...
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Generic GUI background task runner (Java 8+)

Here is the culprit; headers omitted for brevity, and also, see notes afterwards: ...
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Start of Login and Address book GUI in Java

In GUI that provided with the right username and password lets you open up an address book like GUI where you have crud like operations. I'm still very inexperienced with swing facilities especially ...
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Day planner / logger

This is a simple program I've made using Qt Creator and Pyside: I made a list of activities that I would like to enforce Then I made a program that randomly pick them based on chance It has some ...
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GUI for products and orders [closed]

I am building a simple Store Management System and I have 4 classes, 3 of which are for Product, Vendor and ...
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Multi-layer PyQt4 image viewer

I have written a functional GUI program using PyQt4, and I'm looking for some feedback because it's not as fast as I would like. It takes in some number of large, same-sized 2D arrays and displays a ...
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Cross-platform message box library

I recently started work on a game project, and decided to use GLFW for windowing / OpenGL context handling. GLFW doesn't have support for creating message boxes / dialogs, and I was unable to find ...
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Simulating a GUI windowing system

I was eager to learn the implementation details behind windowing GUI systems. Because I am mostly a high level programmer having not much experience in low-level stuff, I had to simulate it instead of ...
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Simulation of bus route

Theme of my course work in institute is simulation of bus route. Could you determine any faults and defects in this code? I will be very grateful if you give me some advice about one global variable, ...
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C IDE in Python with Tkinter

I have decided to code an IDE for C using Python with Tkinter. I tried to use my best functional style and keep functions small. This programme works perfectly in Linux with Python 2.7, but it should ...
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Stop Watch Application 2.1

After the tips from my previous review. I have come up with these changes: Separation of Concerns Use Delegates I'm asking you guys if this looks good. Other then separate out the ...
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Detaching logic from listener implementation in “Smart UI” approach to follow a proper pattern

I took this code segment from existing source on Android, but it applies to anything from ASP.NET Forms to anything else where the UI has an event callback, and the logic is implemented directly in ...
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Search layout with 2 edittext and 2 buttons

I'm building an Android app and I'm new on building the UI on an .xml file. I've built a simple layout but I think that is not optimize very well. This component is a search layout with 2 edittext ...
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Ultimate Tic-Tac-Toe with AI and GUI

During my hiatus, I decided to revisit some of the Tic-Tac-Toe questions here. I created a simple Tic-Tac-Toe GUI game, and then thought, might as well do the Ultimate Tic-Tac-Toe challenge. I am ...
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*Code for fake UI

While I was coding it, I got a better idea, but I continued because I can not compare both of those ideas, because they are different. The idea of that function is to make your fake ui-building ...
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Caesar cipher with GUI

I have created a functional Caesar cipher in Python 3 and I have implemented a GUI using Tkinter. ...
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Inspector interface serializer

I've written some code that allows Unity3D's inspector to display fields that conform to an interface. Unity has some quirks about their inspector, so as a preface they are listed here: If you add a <...
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Showing a JDialog whenever there is an exception

I have made a method which I use to show the exception error through a JDialog window whenever there is one in my program. For now I can pass it either a String or ...
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Trading Card Game Prototype GUI with JavaFX

Most of my programming experience is with Objective-C, but I have recently started learning Java and JavaFX to build the user interface for a Trading Card Game. This is the most Java I have ever ...
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Simple FizzBuzz

I wanted to try FizzBuzz, but to do it in the most efficient way. I think this method employs most of the concepts I learned here. Is there anything unaccounted for? A sprinkle of Swing since that's ...
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Determine maximum window bounds

Preamble: the default frame positioning with Swing JFrames has always bothered me. Eventually I wrote some code to calculate my available desktop space, not ...
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Tabs in JavaScript and CSS without additional framework/library

Below's my attempt at creating a simple tab control in JavaScript and CSS, without making use of any libraries or frameworks. Does this look OK to you guys? Can you see any obvious pitfalls? I ...
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Setting up tab bar, navigation, and view controllers in iOS

I am new to iOS development. I wrote this code, but the company said that this is bad architecture and is not acceptable. I want to improve this code. ...
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Game framework using C++

I'm writing my own game framework and would like to get feedback on the API while I'm writing it. At the moment it's very simple, but I would like some guidance about where to take it. This is a ...
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Scoring matches of a game - reducing duplicated code

I'm writing a small application to score matches of a game. (There are two "teams" on each "alliance", and two alliances play each other in a match.) I have a "logic" class that handles the values of ...
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Implementing widgets within a main window

I am learning PySide and am trying to implement widgets within a main window. My goal right now is very simple: I want to place a QLabel, with independently defined ...
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Refactoring Tkinter GUI that reads from and updates csv files, and opens E-Run files

Background My lab administers four computer programs in three separate appointments. At each appointment, the subject does the programs in a pseudo-randomized order. Also, three of the programs have ...
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Android layout with equal spacing between elements [closed]

I am trying to make a nice set of items, which are equally spaced from each other. On example below, I set buttons between empty textview. Every button and text view has ...
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A general purpose GUI data input, with validation, but unclear about best object design

When I'm throwing together prototype code, I don't want to spend extra time setting up parameters, or chasing down problems from entering parameters wrongly. So this is a general purpose, fairly easy ...
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Console component in JavaFX

I would like a review on my Console class I made in JavaFX 8. It features the following: A text field where you can enter input, the input gets copied into the ...
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Small notepad editor

I decided on making a small notepad editor in Java using Swing and I think it functions pretty well. Unfortunately, my skills in making my project tidy and organized has abandoned me; it looks like ...
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Simple GUI using tabs to separate application windows

I'm designing a simple GUI using tabs to separate each 'window' of the application. There are 3 main tabs, each with 2 sub-tabs. In one class I create the entire hierarchy of panes and panels: ...
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Spun article reader

This is a simple GTK+ program that takes a spun article as input and shows a random output every time the user clicks the "Spin" button. It supports many levels of nested spinning like: ...
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wxPython Item Information Scraper

What is the best method/practice to keep, let's say, over 3,000 lines of code organized for readability? What kind of NO-NOs in regards to coding habits should I get rid of before they become bad ...
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Reducing repetition and utlizing EDT

I am working on the largest Java program I have undertaken to date and feel uncertain in my current code practices. I think that I state and repeat things that don't need to be which can become a ...
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UIView subclass

Generally, UI code is painful and full of kludges (at least, mine was like that). Recently I have decided to put an end to it and try to learn how to write good and reusable UI code. So here is the ...
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Dynamically generated controls based on data from dictionary

I have attempted the GUI controls creation in a prompt based on data from dictionary. Is this the best way of implementing this? ...
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Visualization of the Traveling Salesmen Problem

I am working on a little project to visualize the algorithm for the Traveling Salesman Problem. I have cities, which are movable objects painted with AWT and Swing. Also I can make a connection ...
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Splitting the GUI into smaller classes

I am currently working on a course project and have been assigned to write a GUI. I've written it and it's about 2000 lines of code. It will be bigger when I add the SQL codes and new panels. So, I'...
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GUI design in Java Swing

I am developing a GUI using Swing, but before my project gets too complex. I would like to have a good design structure. I have a few ideas and will use a simple example to illustrate. Some feedback ...
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Pausing and Manipulating Data in a Process with a GUI [closed]

I think I have fixed the issues which caused this program to not be functional. Now I believe the design of my code is somewhat bad and may be causing problems with the number of processes that are ...
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WinForms dice roller

I am writing a dice roller winforms application using C# 2012 VS. Dice roller is set up for playing Shadowrun tabletop. I feel that there might be too much code going into the GUI, but I am unsure ...
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Java Bouncing Ball Review

Just looking for some help reviewing/refactoring. For example, could the classes random/vertical be refactored into 1 class instead of 2? BouncingBalls.java ...
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GUI layout for a security camera app

I'm designing a security camera program. Right now, I am just trying to set up the GUI before receiving. I am using Kivy since, in the future, I plan on designing some programs for Android. I really ...
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Simple GTK GUI for the command line program auCDtect

I'm trying to write a simple GTK GUI for the command line program auCDtect. It is supposed to take .flac files, convert them to .wav temporarily, pass the to the auCDtect command line program to check ...
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Eliminating global variables in GUI program

I'm just getting started on GUI programming using swing in Java, and I would love some critiques on my code. I understand there is a danger in using global variables. If someone can hint me on how to ...