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Capn_Fish
post May 29 2008, 06:27 PM
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I've been bored lately, and am looking for a project to work on (from scratch, I have yet to master working on a team). What ideas do people have?

Guidelines:

-Not necessarily Zaurus- or N810-specific
-Nothing 3D
-Nothing TOO massive (like a desktop environment or web browser, strangely enough I don't feel as though a game would be "massive")
-No "contribute to existing projects" requests, please (unless you feel excruciatingly, and I do mean excruciatingly, strongly that that's the way to go)
-Preferably only requiring one or two external toolkits/libs

Notes:

-It will be a C/C++ app
-The only external lib I really have experience with is SDL, a little FLTK. I'm willing to learn to use common libs like ogg/vorbis
-There are no guarantees that this program will ever be {started|completed|stable} or will {follow your idea exactly|follow anybody's idea at all}.

Thanks.
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the_oak
post May 30 2008, 06:03 AM
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Something I've always thought to be missing on my Z is a paint/graphics program. There ARE a few, such as Cloverpaint, Petite Peinture, Sketches of Z, FreeNote QT, but most are scaled too small, support only qvga screen rotation (portrait mode), or are missing one thing or another. For instance, most existing projects cannot open but one or two image formats. Some only save as png, or pdf, then won't let you edit after you save to that format. Most do not have tools for selecting a square, rectangle, circle, or ellipse. Must haves are: undo tool, fill tools, line width tools, color selector. Crop to selection, and clone tools would also be welcome. It would be nice to be able to use the more common 3d filters such as drop shadow, cut out, inner bevel, etc., and support layers. Something like Conduits Pocket Artist maybe?
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Capn_Fish   What Program Do People Want To See Coded?   May 29 2008, 06:27 PM
Frederic Bergeron   I'm curious to see what other people will prop...   May 29 2008, 11:23 PM
Dromede   Heh... i don't think we really need any new ap...   May 30 2008, 12:04 AM
canguy247   QUOTE(Dromede @ May 30 2008, 04:04 AM) He...   May 30 2008, 05:14 AM
the_oak   Something I've always thought to be missing on...   May 30 2008, 06:03 AM
Jon_J   I'm probably going off the deep end asking for...   May 30 2008, 06:17 AM
the_oak   ooh, ooh...........how about a print dialog? Somet...   May 30 2008, 09:05 AM
the_oak   More information on printing to Zaurus and some ip...   May 30 2008, 09:32 AM
the_oak   A little more work on printing simple text files f...   May 30 2008, 11:27 AM
matthis   A calendar that syncs with google calendar (both w...   May 30 2008, 04:23 PM
Capn_Fish   Thank you for all of the suggestions! I have, ...   May 30 2008, 06:02 PM
zmiq2   Oh, come on captn, just post some info like if it...   May 31 2008, 06:01 AM
Capn_Fish   OK, we're talking about an add-on library. In...   May 31 2008, 08:04 AM
adf   a simple pim that syncs with google apps? this ju...   Jun 1 2008, 01:56 AM
Capn_Fish   As an update, I realized that the library I wanted...   Jun 1 2008, 10:55 AM
adf   QUOTE(Capn_Fish @ Jun 1 2008, 10:55 AM) A...   Jun 1 2008, 12:48 PM
sdjf   Ooh, yeah, lots of interesting suggestions. It wo...   Jun 1 2008, 08:34 PM
Capn_Fish   No need to worry about whatever I turn out (or not...   Jun 2 2008, 03:39 AM
sdjf   Of course, GPL is the only way to fly! I am j...   Jun 2 2008, 08:48 AM
Capn_Fish   Does anybody know of any good how-to guides for ma...   Jun 5 2008, 01:49 PM
Dromede   QUOTE(Capn_Fish @ Jun 5 2008, 11:49 PM) D...   Jun 5 2008, 02:09 PM
Capn_Fish   First off, I just skimmed the linked book, I did n...   Jun 5 2008, 05:46 PM
Dromede   Heh... you're asking the wrong person... I jus...   Jun 6 2008, 02:36 AM
nilch   How about a nice Stock quotes/ ticker application ...   Jun 6 2008, 10:57 AM
speculatrix   how about a program which makes the zaurus mimic a...   Jun 11 2008, 04:30 PM
jamesannan   QUOTE(Capn_Fish @ May 29 2008, 06:27 PM) ...   Jun 12 2008, 03:28 AM
danr   I used to use Mentor on my Psion some time back, b...   Jun 12 2008, 07:29 AM
MaBo   What I would *really* like is to have freemind wor...   Sep 24 2009, 05:52 AM
ppyo   How about a Portabase port to GTK/Zubuntu? Also a...   Sep 28 2009, 06:11 PM


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