The representation of a GUI gives a first impression of your product. The later handling of the GUI is most a criteria for the acceptance. Therefore it is profitable to invest some additional effort into the GUI design activities.
A promising way is to use individual objects which are especially designed to fit your requirements. But individual object design is time consuming and expensive.
XiSys Software has developed an extended vector graphics format, which is able to describe dynamical aspects of vectors and its properties. Each property of a vector can be assigned with a change profile. The dynamical changes will be interpreted by the graphics server in real time.
This is a very effective method to design objects which can be animated without the need of additional program coding.
All specifications of the new vector format are implemented and supported by the new drawing tool - the object editor.
1. Drawing a static object.
2. Setting the animation entries. Animation entries are describing the interface of an object.
3. Defining the change profiles of the appropriate vector properties.
4. Assigning the change profiles to animation entries.