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Date: Fri, 08 Jul 2011 17:52:25 +0300
From: Shinnok <admin@...nnok.com>
To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: Johnny GUI design changes

No thoughts? Nothing against it? If so then I guess it stays. :-P

Shinnok

On 07/04/2011 11:45 PM, Shinnok wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I did a somewhat important change to the GUI design and I thought it
> would be nice to ask john-dev about it, so here it goes:
> 
> The application tabs(password, benchmarking, cracking options) have been
> changed from a traditional tab interface to a more comfortable and
> easier to grasp tab interface that now sits on the left side. I'll try
> and make it movable and dockable just like the main toolbar is, but that
> is no guarantee.
> 
> Screenshots:
> 
> Old traditional tab interface:
> http://openwall.info/wiki/_detail/people/shinnok/johnny/johnny-gnome-unity-2.png?id=john%3AGUI&cache=cache
> http://openwall.info/wiki/_detail/people/shinnok/johnny/johnny-gnome-unity-2.png?id=john%3AGUI&cache=cache
> 
> New tab interface:
> http://trunk.shinnok.com/johnny/johnny-new-tab-interface-1.png
> http://trunk.shinnok.com/johnny/johnny-new-tab-interface-2.png
> 
> This new approach takes away some of the bulkiness and complexity that
> the traditional tab interface inflicts and makes it more user friendly
> and warm feeling for new inexperienced users, while still adhering to
> the same rule that everything should be accessible for the experienced
> users at no more then on click or keyboard shortcut. Also this new
> approach makes options and settings embedding easier, thus taking the
> need for a preferences menu and dialog irrelevant.
> 
> Hashes and Passwords pages have been merged into a single one called
> Passwords, since it doesn't really make sense to have two separate pages.
> 
> Single, Wordlist and Bruteforce tabs have been merged into a single one
> called Options, that use stacked widgets to switch between them.
> 
> What do you think?
> 
> Suggestions are highly regarded too.
> 
> Regards,
> Shinnok

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