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Better Widget Design: A Practitioner's Approach

Ed Lycklama, Vice President R&D, KL Group Inc.
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Programming in Motif employs a powerful object-oriented con- cept based on widgets. This paper discusses the Motif widget model, showing how they are used and briefly discusses how to create a new widget class. Issues involved in designing new high-quality widget classes are discussed, drawing from the author's experience in implementing several commercial Motif widgets.

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