Need startup suggestions for writing a MSA viewer GUI in python

Joel Hedlund joel.hedlund at gmail.com
Thu Jan 11 17:01:05 CET 2007


> UI design requires a different skillset than programming. It can be a
> very frustrating and thankless task as well. It is incomparably easier
> to see the flaws in existing interfaces than correcting them (or even
> creating the said interface). Make sure to start with something simple,
> and learn that way.
> 
> I would also recommend that you implement something novel, there are
> many existing MSA viewers and it won't be easy to improve on them. Do
> something that adds new value and people will be willing to expend
> effort to use it.

That's true for any software. And for any aspect of life, come to think 
about it.

/Joel



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