KendraBase Query Builder Screenshots
Based on ideas I've built a [mockup in HTML]. What's been learnt:
- The whole page needs to be refreshed every time a button is pressed if we're to keep Java script low/zero. I'm very happy with that. Though things may be slowed up if accessing a remote server it will give us more power for the logic.
- May want to have Freeze/Unfreeze? buttons for each line to reduce download times.
- May want to have following global buttons:
- Unfreeze All
- Freeze All
- Or All
- And All
Meanwhile here's a screen grab:
Though this is not a webpage I'm trying to get the functionality of an iTunes smart playlist builder as a webpage:
And here's some screenshots of a BeOS? query builder. Notice the ANDs and ORs. Managed to get BeOS? up and running on an old PC - very impressed with its clean interface:
And another - notice that the attribute restrains what the search operators are:
And the whole query can be represented as a text formula:
And here's [Retrospect] with it's ability to build very complex queries. Need to merge this kind of complexity with a more simple and immediate interface.
And here's an idea from the makers of [TriangleOS]