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Wednesday, April 11, 2007

[UX] expanding the desktop experience: sticky Windows

Just watch the video and enjoy: http://www.donelleschi.com/stickywindows/

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5 Comments:

  • That is called a task bar in windows, or Window list in Gnome. Nothing really new?

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at 5:55 PM  

  • :-)

    To me, the UX is improved compared to the windodws task bar: it is a more "sensitive design". For example,

    - you can move the tasks where you want them,
    - you have only one window visible at a time,
    - ...

    But this is related to the right brain (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Right_brain), thus you may not find it useful.

    You could have a look at the vision of plasma, the new abstration layer for KDE (http://plasma.kde.org/cms/1029) which is also aimed at "improving the right brain experience".

    By Blogger Pierre-André, at 10:41 PM  

  • BTW, try the Hemispheric Dominance Test and see which side of your brain is dominant.

    You could also read this blog post

    By Blogger Pierre-André, at 10:49 PM  

  • I'm a Windows guy, and I think your sticky Windows app is outstanding. The tabs are smaller than the task bar, the drag-and-drop is a very nice feature, and it seems very intuitive.

    My compliments. The show was well-put-together.

    By Anonymous mathdock, at 9:37 PM  

  • Thanks mathdock for your comments, and even if I love that idea, all the fame should go to Donelleschi.

    By Blogger Pierre-André, at 11:26 PM  

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