The POD could do with a face lift. Can I help?

Afaik, the Data Browser doesn’t use React, but is vanilla Javascript


It would be a dream, if you can improve it and make it responsive @glensimister :heart:

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No probs. I’ll look into it :wink:


I’m still a little confused, sorry. I hope you’re talking about working on mashlib and solid-panes but if not please forgive me…

Recently a new pane called a folder-table was added and it was used in a stand alone web app version of the data browser. For some reason that web app has been withdrawn but the folder-table is still there in its own repository at

It was a more standard file browsing experience and was more intuitive for me and probably others. If you could get that working it would be really great. Or however you want to help improve solid-panes.

There’s an example of the folder-table at

Did you know that putting an index.html file in a folder ( or at the root of your pod :wink:) change the GUI of that folder showing your index.html instead of the default databrowser. This way you can propose another Ui to browse data, manage friends, trusted apps… :wink:


I didn’t know that. Thanks for the info. I’ll look into it :wink:

Right now i’m just playing around with some designs. I think it’s coming along ok. Ignore the icons on the top. I’m not 100% sure what icons i’ll need yet.


“They will not gain more access than you have”

could be more reassuring, like maybe

“To access any resource they must be used or controlled by agents with WebId’s that you have specified for that resource”.

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I’ve gotten into trouble for meddling before, but anyway…

Solid-pane’s are definitely at the deep end of the Javascript pool, and there are no lights, but if you could swim there you would be the first civilian to do that and that would be awesome.

Ok, done meddling :slight_smile:

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Well I’m still wearing arm bands (jQuery) :laughing:

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Very beautiful, @glensimister! Is this in a design tool, or actually displayable as the real thing?

Thanks :+1: Yeh that’s html/css. I haven’t uploaded anything to github yet as it’s still a rough(ish) draft.

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If it comes from the heart, it can never be meddling. Please don’t stop contributing to humanity @anon36056958. I can’t speak for others but I can say I appreciate your humanity, your skills, and your soul.

Yet when my own meager attempts to contribute from the heart to humanity magically disappears twice, just like Schrödinger’s Cat, one starts to wonder if its ones mind or ones heart that’s in pure lunacy.

Hi Glen I have some ideas where your POD approach here and safe/devolution API interlink & dash work could be useful in design of a generic template which supports both solid and safe in a real health system demo/testnet. Is your CV profile protonmail email address the best way to connect?

Hi. Yeh the protonmail address is fine :wink:

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Can i get your thoughts on what i’ve done so far? Solid POD UI

I still have a lot of improvements to make. It’s responsive but I haven’t done any cross browser/platform testing yet.

Also, I still don’t know what to do with the icons on the top yet. If I can find a use for them i guess i’ll just remove them.

I’ve added a small amount of jQuery for page transitions and effects, but other than that it’s just html/css.

On mobile…


I am very impressed with your work @glensimister (and also the other stuff with GunDB and Safe Network). Just this morning I posted some links to your videos to the Loomio Open App Ecosystem group:

That’s great thanks :wink: Loomio looks interesting too. I haven’t heard about that platform before.

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Great conversations here, thank you for all the contributions.

Just a quick reminder to check out the Solid code of conduct on

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Pretty impressive work with just jQuery.

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