Conceptual Design - Solid better User Experience

@adventure, nice it could help for a quick start but I encountered a bug : I was logged as holacratie.solid.community and want to explore smag0.solid.community/public . When I want to see subfolders, as smag0.solid.community/public/blog but altought this folder is public, I’ve no right.

It looks that the part ‘public’ in the URL as disappear and it looks at smag0.solid.community/blog
. See this pics
But it looks ok if I put the trailing / as https://smag0.solid.community/public/

Oh, that would be a nice way to try out the idea.

I’ve not been thinking about design though - still fermenting. I’ve not given up but also not sure if my idea is worth continuing with, as it would be a lot of work. So I was not planning to think more about this part, and was going back to play with a different area of the concept that lead me to think about that. The original seed was more spoggy like stuff (visualisation and interactive UI), so I’m going to look at and play with visualisation stuff I think.

Happy to engage of you want to have a go though.

There must be a way to rip off Sparql Web Pages. I say ‘rip off’, but I mean that in a nice, kind gentle way. Legally :smile:

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I understand, it is sensitive, you have put the / at the end, like: https://smago.solid.community/ I do have a version that does not require / if you think that would be bettor. It’s in the mashlib, I could probably edit that feature out for the instance of this use?

How about Sparql-Fiddle? https://mikeadams1.github.io/solidash/sparql.html
How about jquery? https://mikeadams1.github.io/solidash/jquery.html

“How about Sparql-Fiddle? https://mikeadams1.github.io/solidash/sparql.html
How about jquery? https://mikeadams1.github.io/solidash/jquery.html

I think two threads got mixed together. I was responding about Building an app out of RDF.

Well how about that, it’s like Ragu, its in there now.

I just switched my picture back to starbucks if thats what you mean :grinning:. I was temporarily masquerading as saint thomas aquinas to appear philisophical, although I don’t know much about philosophy!

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Just want to note that the bug that was reported here earlier now has an issue in the folder-pane repo.

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Thanks @megoth I am also checking this out as well.

I had a thought that, it would be nice to use file tabs on the dashboard, take a look and tell me what you think, I can create it anyway you like it, this is just a basic presentation. https://mikeadams1.github.io/solidash/my-files.html

Maybe it could be a bettor way of displaying apps so that, your work on each app is not disturbed as you go from file to file, that is, so long as you don’t refresh the page, you can use the mouse to refresh the file itself instead of the whole page but, I am working on putting in some controls for that, and for launching other new files.

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Hi @adventure, good idea, thxs, but the problem with tabs is that it is not really friendly on mobile device.


And the goal is to be able to interact with POD’s from everywhere, only with tools that I always have in my pocket.

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Agreed, did not think of that at all! Maybe a button to switch from desktop view to mobile?

Yes or tabs that could scrolled horizontally

You can automatically change the UI to suit the display size - search Responsive/Progressive Web design/frameworks.

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What frontend Framework do you Use and Why ?

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I don’t know much about Web Components and think they sound like a good idea but I’ve heard they have downsides too, mainly from comments on Twitter. Rich Harris of sveltejs has written a critique on why he doesn’t use them.

I’m going to be trying out sveltejs for my front end stuff because:

  • I want to learn about Sveltejs (https://svelte.dev) and it seems to meet my needs.
  • Svelte seems straightforward and easy to learn, much easier so far for me than React (though I’ve not done much with either yet).
  • At first glance it appears fast and suitable for making static sites which fit well with both Solid and SAFE Network.
  • Downside is that it is new and doesn’t have lots of libraries specially for it, but it does work well with other libraries and it has a very helpful, active community.

FYI I made a topic about static frameworks on the SAFE Dev forum - feel free to add to it:

I do think this is the way to go, and I don’t know why Inrupt doesn’t.

As already noted, I don’t understand the issues myself, but Web Components aren’t going down well with everyone. Here’s a recent tweet from Rich, and if you look at his ‘tweets & replies’ from the last day he’s been having a good rant about this again!

https://twitter.com/Rich_Harris/status/1198332398561353728?s=20

I’m not an expert either. I don’t even know what a11y is. But it seems to me there are 3 ways to make apps, from easiest to hardest:

1 With the mouse

2 With HTML

3 With your favorite programming language

The databrowser is going straight for the end zone and trying to let people create apps with the mouse. That still needs a lot of work and isn’t there yet. An intermediate stage like creating apps with html, which can lead to creating them with the mouse is needed. Very few individuals will try #3, I think, but companies will.

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