I think this kind of discussion tends to build on false assumptions, e.g.
• visual programming doesn't involve text
• text-based programming isn't visual
• visual programming hasn't reached popularity yet (graph-based programming as least is very popular in some domains)
Without breaking those assumptions I think discussions are limited
I find imgui really interesting though as a library for making user interfaces that aren't for users
09/29/2023, 3:32 PM
ImGUI (and similar toolkits) is definitely very dev oriented.
09/29/2023, 3:38 PM
Grabbed a few new project links for my codex. Thanks!
10/03/2023, 10:17 PM
Why wouldn't you use ImGUI for end users? I know it's not intended for that, but I didn't find it too bad
10/05/2023, 2:52 PM
No you are right, you can use it for that as well. It’s just that it’s a little less polished than a native UI toolkit. But even that could be dealt with with enough time and will
10/05/2023, 3:19 PM
What's the trade-off - what makes this better for devs than an end user gui toolkit?
10/05/2023, 3:23 PM
It’s easier to setup and make use of, it’s cross platform and usually built on top of 3D primitives (OpenGL, directX …) making it very handy for use in games an such