Design questions...

Glen Bojsza gbojsza at gmail.com
Thu Jun 6 14:33:33 EDT 2019


All good feedback! Fortunately I plan to limit the scope of things to the
desktop as previously mentioned.

I can't fathom the tablet / phone market given the number of devices and
their different specs.

Thanks to everyone for their input.

Glen

On Thu, Jun 6, 2019 at 2:12 PM Phil Davis via use-livecode <
use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

> Hi Glen,
>
> There are some screen resolution stats on the web that may be useful, at
> least for 'general public' app window sizes:
>
>     https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Display_resolution
>
> Phil Davis
>
>
>
> On 6/6/19 6:47 AM, Glen Bojsza via use-livecode wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > I was looking for input on the following design questions...I haven't
> done
> > anything for years so I am looking for other developers' experiences.
> >
> > 1. what would be considered the smallest stack size for a desktop app?
> >
> > 2. Does the above fill most of the screens in use today ...ie what is the
> > noraml or considered the standard screen resolution for a desktop laptop?
> >
> > 3. Are apps considered acceptable if the user needs to scroll down to see
> > the full app.
> >
> > 4. Are menu bars (ie File Open) still necessary or are users familiar
> > enough with section buttons?
> >
> > 5. If the stack is too large for a user (say they use a lower resoultion
> > screen notebook then is there a way to detect this and have scroll bars
> > appear?
> >
> > I appreciate any insights the list may have.
> >
> > regards,
> >
> > Glen
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