Dyndyn Gtk+2 Engine
GTK2 Themes
Description:

A cairo GTK+2 themes that features Dynamic widgets, meaning each widget will be a bit different than the other.

Right now only tiger stripes are supported, but more effects will come (such as bubbles).

It was based on Murrine.

Warning: this is an Alpha release - it might not work (though it should).

Changelog:

10 years ago

0.1
Initial upload

10 years ago

y0u

2author Dyndyn Gtk+2 Engine
excellent engine!

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10 years ago

y0u

only one bug in firefox2 in settings stripes always in top left corner in buttons.

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10 years ago

Bohtvaroh

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10 years ago

ghostface210

Your engine is amazing. Please keep on coding. Your are giving GNOME the look it needs ;-)

PS:
I made an Ubuntu package!
Here is the url:

http://www.autohaus-burgstaller.at/gnome/dyndyn_0.1-1_i386.deb

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10 years ago

jlconnor

It's not terribly slow here either. And it's really good looking.
Keep up the good work!

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10 years ago

lizardking

murrine: Global Test ~ 17 s
dyndynn :Globak Test ~ 55 s

oh shit It is quite slow!

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10 years ago

sijp

hey.

here are my benchmarks:
Murrine:
Total time: 23.37
Dyndyn:
Total time: 28.47

so I don't know why it was slow for you, it seems quite ok here.

anyway, I don't think it is because of the random code. I use a Hashtable for storing the stripes for each button, so it will happen only once. drawing the stripes shouldn't also take so much time.

I guess it's because of the highlights.

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10 years ago

emrahunal

these benchmark results may be differing due to cairo and/or gtk versions. under edgy, default test with gtkperf gave

Total time: 22.76

while clearlooks scored:

Total time: 27.82

so, not that slow :)

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10 years ago

cimi86

try murrine ^^ i reach 8,7 seconds with a 2400+

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10 years ago

cimi86

yes in development releases i've added dynamic thinks in murrine (with options) but the result was an incredible SLOWDOWN!

I'm thinking that it would be better to wait further cairo versions and then we can cooperate to add your works in the official murrine branch! (with fair credits obviusly)

Releasing a slow engine will defect user experience rather than improve it.

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10 years ago

ghaefb

It doesn't seem slow to me, it's quite snappy on my computer.

Where should I exerience slowness ?

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10 years ago

cimi86

if you try a benchmark you'll see it is slower than pixmap themes...

this is due to cairo slowness.
I had got same idea of him one month ago, but i didn't merge it into murrine since it drops down the performances (i.e. buttons are 40% slower in dyndyn)

with new releases of cairo i will probably add these things... so i think it would be better to cooperate me with him and add new "murrine options".

Maybe call the new murrine themes like MurrinaDynCandy etc...

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10 years ago

sijp

I wouldn't mind cooperating with you.

How did you check it was slower?
actually, most of the randomizing is done only once. the buttons cache the effects so these would be calculated only once.

Could it be that the gradients I added are the cause of the slowness?

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10 years ago

cimi86

What do you think about a cooperation?

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10 years ago

sijp

Tell me what you need, and I will try to help as much as I can.

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10 years ago

lizardking

try to stimate the slowness with this tool
http://gtkperf.sourceforge.net/

regards

For me is slow only the first time

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10 years ago

sijp

BTW, on neither of my machines, I noticed any slownesses.

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10 years ago

cimi86

cairo antialiasing is the problem, not the random code.

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10 years ago

ghaefb

Please continue with this work it looks so cool. :)

And Clearlooks or Gilouche based theme would be even better. IMO

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10 years ago

Bohtvaroh

Great!!! Please, keep working :)
P.S.: first "New" button in the evolution's toolbar look strange ;)

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10 years ago

Bohtvaroh

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