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Jeff Yan
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Joined: Nov 05, 2009
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hey, i am making a virtual map software that is for a pda, or android phone etc. and i was wondering what was the best way to make the main menu, the only idea i have got is just the buttons (which are map, organiser, settings, logout) in a vertical column down. i was wondering if anybody had any better ideas on how to present it?
much appriciated. jeff

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pete stein

Joined: Feb 23, 2007
Posts: 1561
You'll may want to decide early on what device you'll be coding this for since the GUI solutions will likely be different for a PDA vs. an Android app. My main suggestion is to code your model to be as OS and GUI agnostic as possible giving you the flexibility of using the same model with any GUI you wish.
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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