[Newbies] Modal UI

Bert Freudenberg bert at freudenbergs.de
Sun Nov 7 12:24:54 UTC 2010

On 05.11.2010, at 23:18, Sean P. DeNigris wrote:

> In the process of my app's execution, it needs to put up a UI, and pause
> until the UI returns an object (only this piece of code needs to pause, the
> rest of the world can keep going).  I was thinking of using forks, but
> FillInTheBlankMorph seems to manually drive the world's doOneCycle while it
> waits (seems ugly and a little too controlling).
> What would be the best way?

Redesign your app so it does not have to pause but is event-driven (or possibly continuation-based). Then just lock the part that should not be interactive.

FillInTheBlank has to do that ugly doOneCycle because it was made to work with non-eventdriven programs.

- Bert -

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