Enhanced Darkcoin Wallet UI

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tungfa

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Right now we're still implementing the first demo theme, and it needs a lot of trial & error to get everything right.
The way Darkcoin/Bitcoin use QT isn't what you'd call "CSS-friendly", there's about a million places where you have to check things and I don't want to do this via changes in the existing Darkcoin code (which would be trivial, but less fun :)).

As soon as the first demo is finished a second/third/... will be trivial to implement. That will be the moment when we need moaar design stuff. But, thanks for asking!
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please keep me posted and just send me a 'ping' when in need
 

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At the end of the day, I think all I want is a nice, clean Metro-style UI. If anyone can pull this off, you'd be my hero. :D

Light version:

Dark version:
Actually your "Light version" looks almost (okay, the colors at least) like our current work-in-process.

The bad news: we've only 75% finished so far, so it'll need some more time

The good news: once the first theme is completed it'll be (more or less) trivial to implement additional ones :cool:
 

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On the "Send" screen, will the InstantX and Darksend check boxes be more visible for users so they don't miss them if they want to use either or both of them? I can't think of how they can be more clear to them but you guys are the experts, you know what i mean... :)
 

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On the "Send" screen, will the InstantX and Darksend check boxes be more visible for users so they don't miss them if they want to use either or both of them? I can't think of how they can be more clear to them but you guys are the experts, you know what i mean... :)

Right now it's like this, but it would be no problem to make them bold, or red, or BOTH:
Send.jpg
 

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Great idea! Maybe something like this? :D

Looks good too.. Now I'm thinking maybe all of them should be bold, even "Balance: 21.400214 tDRK" ... We'll just make them bold and stand out..

What do you guys think?
 
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New colors and fonts are cool, but has anyone thought about how to get the process of mixing and the concept of anonymous and non-anonymous coins easier to understand and use for the average joe yet?
 

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New colors and fonts are cool, but has anyone thought about how to get the process of mixing and the concept of anonymous and non-anonymous coins easier to understand and use for the average joe yet?
That would be functional changes...what we're doing here are visual changes only.
 

moli

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New colors and fonts are cool, but has anyone thought about how to get the process of mixing and the concept of anonymous and non-anonymous coins easier to understand and use for the average joe yet?
Not sure how to get the concept of anonymous and non-anonymous coins to be easier to understand to the average joe or non-average joe, as it's already not that hard to understand. If someone doesn't have the basic understanding of or doesn't need privacy/anonymity, there's not much you can do.

Now the process of mixing... I think Evan is still working on something new as we're testing Masternode blinding. We will have more info from Evan, I'm sure.
 
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snogcel

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I posted a little something a while back: https://darkcointalk.org/threads/enhanced-darkcoin-wallet-ui.1705/page-15#post-28655

My UI skills are bad obviously, but just tried something with a bit different approach.
I like the idea you posted. I'd personally love to get the Darksend Balance to display in the same general location as Available / Pending / Total balances. There's unfortunately some structural issues at play that make this impossible at the present time, but perhaps in the future :cool:
 

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Status update: almost finished, now testing and ironing out issues. ETA Monday evening / Tuesday morning.

If you can convince eduffield :D to test v0.11.2.x for 2 more days I'll be able to create a pull-request at Github so it could be part of the official testing.
Tested your PR - good work!!!
See my comments on github, I suggest painting the iconset too.
 

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yes yes yes !! :D

work in progress dude, no harm done ... (with jamaican accent) "pull it to da hub, mon!" :cool: ... let us test it ASAP !
 
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I remember people suggesting this early on in this project, and I really liked the idea, but it seems to have been lost along the way:

Put a quick send feature in the overview tab!

I remember that I instantly fell in love with this design:
Enzwell Here is an updated version with tooltip and input fields populated by start text.
Also I had some ideas regarding functionality and default wallet complexity back then:
The Overview area of the wallet needs to have as LITTLE information as possible. In this way I actually like the old QT.

I think that all the extra info should be put in their own tabs, which you can hide or unhide from the options menu.

I would really like a tab where you can enter public addresses you want to monitor. In this way I could click the monitoring tab and see all my masternode and paper wallet balances! This would be awesome!

Also import private key tab, maybe even with a way to scan your QR code with your webcam? Would be really easy to sweep paper wallets with QT then :)

I think that all extra-info tabs should default to hidden in order to make it easy for everyone to understand the fundamentals. Then more advanced users can enable the tabs they need in options.
 

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Yeah. I was looking at rewriting the UI using Tdk and tk toolkit but that was only if the UI just received notifications from the deomon
 

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crowning and snogcel are in the moment the only once trusted with the wallet !!
(no offence)

the wallet obviously (security) is Evans project , but as he is super busy I am very happy to have these 2 in the loop

for any rewriting UI and such
please keep talking to the 2 direct,
as for the moment all I know is the redesign and no rewriting of code (as that has to be double checked by Dev Team and such)
 
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What would You say to add to wallet GUI scheduled payment options, for example:
repeat every [number] [days | months] transfer to [address] [amount] <+ add the next scheduled payment>

applications are huge:
dev donations
music artist donations
occasional events
charitable donations

option should include both the wallet GUI
the possibility like this was a nice topic for a newspaper article

For masternode something I wrote earlier :
https://dashtalk.org/threads/core-developer-contest-and-sponsor-program.4358/page-3#post-48088

  • could it all together to have a cool name
  • this could dethrone Flattr in the future
  • and help fund further work on the DASH
  • strengthened community
  • helped in the adoption

excuse my english
I hope I was able to express thoughts... :)
 
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What would You say to add to wallet GUI scheduled payment options, for example:
repeat every [number] [days | months] transfer to [address] [amount] <+ add the next scheduled payment>
I like the general idea, and it's actually not too hard to add calendar functions to the wallet.

But it's usability wise not really what you have in mind, because:
  1. the wallet needs to be running to trigger payments
  2. the wallet must be unlocked to send funds.
 

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Use any scheduler available on your platform, configure it for any schedule you prefer and paste a link
"dash:XsV4GHVKGTjQFvwB7c6mYsGV3Mxf7iser6?amount=1.23456789&label=Donation to UdjinM6"
When popup from scheduler appears just click the link (, wait for wallet to open up and sync if it's closed at that time) and hit Send :D

PS. Change link according to your needs, I guess it's pretty much straightforward.

PPS. forum wraps "dash:..." URIs to "https://dashtalk/dash:...." :(
DCT ?


EDIT: actual link is "dash:XsV4GHVKGTjQFvwB7c6mYsGV3Mxf7iser6?amount=1.23456789&label=Donation%20to%20UdjinM6" but my apple calendar is too smart for example :what::D
 

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Yeah everybody remember to copy Udjin example EXACTLY so he gets alot of payments! :rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes: Just Kidding Udjin.

Actually since you brought this up, is there any docs for the whole run from the command line thing? I am sort of working on a payment module for osCommerce to accept DASH. I want to design it first and then hire some people to write it. I would need to create a payment address per order, etc....so looking for some NOOB docs on getting this layed out.
 
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