e4 + css contacts demo

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Based on the work of Tom, Boris, Kevin, Angelo and many others, I started a little e4 demo, playing around with Angelo’s Tk-UI css engine to style SWT. Here is the current result:

e4 contacts demo + css

As you see, many things work nicely, some don’t (yet). From the end user’s point of view it was pretty easy to use the Tk-UI css engine. This is definitely something I will investigate further…

2 Comments

  1. Boris Bokowski
    Boris Bokowski10-09-2008

    Looks great!

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