New topic: Learning how to write for OpenMoko
radryan214 at gmail.com
Mon Feb 12 15:07:23 CET 2007
Thanks for all your help.
>"video ringtones" are not programs - they are just video
animations. You can do them in graphic programs.
I know that the actual video is not a program, but I would like to
develop a program that plays the videos when you get a call.
>if you focus on graphic applications (Photoshop, Gimp, 3D Studio
Max, Blender) you may do this by contributing themes, backgrounds etc
I have photoshop, so thats probably a good start. I guess I should
wait to get a Neo, so I will know what to tweak.
On Feb 12, 2007, at 1:56 AM, Krzysztof Kajkowski wrote:
> 2007/2/12, Ryan Kline <radryan214 at gmail.com>:
> I would really like to contribute to OpenMoko by writing some
> Hi Ryan! Thank you for your eagerness to help OpenMoko! As you may
> know already Neo1973 is a phone with Linux and X-Window (GUI
> applications are written in GTK+ toolkit). So basicaly all rules of
> making programs for Linux and GTK+ will apply to Neo1973. There
> are, of course some hardware limitations (screen size, memory,
> processor, etc). I suggest you try googling for "linux programming
> howto", "gtk+ howto" etc. This would be the good point to start.
> What I would like to write:
> -Graphically cool looking programs like video ringtones
> that have
> some kind of really cool animation that plays when you get a call.
> "video ringtones" are not programs - they are just video
> animations. You can do them in graphic programs.
> -Tweaks to the UI to make it look really cool
> This is not trivial (on applications level) but if you focus on
> graphic applications (Photoshop, Gimp, 3D Studio Max, Blender) you
> may do this by contributing themes, backgrounds etc.
> -A program that allows you to use MP3s as ringtones
> I am sure that somebody with more experience will do this or it is
> already implemented ;) Maybe focus at creating MP3 ringtones?
> Writing app that plays mp3 is actually good excersise (if you use
> specialized library to play mp3) and you may find plethora of
> examples of such application.
> Good luck!
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