art with code

2010-05-24

Slideshow-qgl, now with new features

Slideshow-qgl — my tiny slideshow app — now has recursive dir traversal, a fullscreen mode and a slideshow mode. Which makes it more useful than.. most slideshow apps out there. GQview and EOG, I'm looking at you. With a stern eye. And a hint of rebuke.

As you might guess from the name, slideshow-qgl is based on Qt4 and OpenGL. Qt4 makes it relatively easy to write and OpenGL makes it fast to pan & zoom & fade between images.

It follows the mplayer approach to GUI design, specifically "widgets are ugly, get rid of them." This is what it looks like with an image loaded and zoomed in a bit:



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Built art installations, web sites, graphics libraries, web browsers, mobile apps, desktop apps, media player themes, many nutty prototypes, much bad code, much bad art.

Have freelanced for Verizon, Google, Mozilla, Warner Bros, Sony Pictures, Yahoo!, Microsoft, Valve Software, TDK Electronics.

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