[Phpmyadmin-devel] Introducing my idea for GSoC

Marc Delisle marc at infomarc.info
Mon Mar 29 23:54:30 CEST 2010

Цоло Цолов a écrit :
> I am writing with hope that I will get your forgiveness for sending
> this introduction as a GSoC candidate so late.
> My name is Tsolo Tsolov and I'm a Bulgarian "TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF
> SOFIA" student with about 3 years of experience in professional web
> development.
> My experience is mainly in modifying and creating plugins for CMS. In
> the beginning of my PMA experience it was pretty hard for me, because
> I get really confused of the great various of the interface options.
> And from there came my idea:
> It is about making a “lite” interface for inexperienced users. My idea
> about the Lite version is to have its own folder called “lite” and to
> use as much as possible the PMA source. The possibilities in this
> interface will be only the basic ones that will be useful for the
> beginners.

duplicating code in a distinct folder would make maintenance very difficult.

>  The other idea that I have and I can attach like a patch (in early
> version) is DHTML tree menu for the navigation frame. The tree menu
> will have easy CSS template styling and functionality to group tables
> by prefix.

Did you try setting $cfg['LeftFrameLight'] to false and see what happens?

Anyway, doing another kind of menu for the navigation frame is not a 
project that covers 12 weeks x 40 hours.

> Please give me your opinion about that interface, because I am really
> keen on its development even if it’s not for the GSoC program.
> Best regards
> Tsolo Tsolov
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Marc Delisle

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