Elasticdraw evolution

2017/03/04

This post allows reading up on Elasticdraw in the order it has been written about.

Another view is a list with excerpts, also in chronological order.

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Systems Illustration Life Cycle

2017/01/01

Involved in a product’s cycle from determining need to making product and taking it through versions through years, one’s point of view can change.  Like sitting in a train passing cities, villages, and mountains, one’s point of view changes on approach, entering, and passing.

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Elasticdraw is distinct from Adj

2016/06/03

Elasticdraw is the name of new software. The new software and team were started by the same person who had coded most of Adj.

Elasticdraw is available commercially since 2018, in multiple versions, also with supporting software, and related services.

We welcome contact with prospective clients, industry or professional partners, users, or contributors.

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Refreshingly irregular ∡

2016/05/31

Adj command telescopicTree allows free-form layouts: Put something here, then something to the left, then something below it, then something to the right of the first item, etc..

An Example telescopicTree

An Interactive Example Adj telescopicTree

A bit as if you were drawing on a whiteboard.

In telescopicTree Adj’s elasticity works – Adj’s raison d’être.

Within and around telescopicTree Adj’s ability to nest also works – a signature feature.

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HTTP request illustration ▤

2016/05/23

HTTP requests are carriers of information in modern systems. Illustrating requests is within Adj‘s purpose.

Adj rcGrid displaying HTTP request headers

Adj rcGrid Used To Display HTTP Request Headers

Today’s attached example uses Adj command rcGrid with text for a formatted display of request headers.

Adj is about different layouts and constraints than either HTML or plain SVG. Adj for example offers Read the rest of this entry »


Improving Adj constraint algorithms ⬚

2016/05/19

Today’s attached example provides a glimpse at algorithm improvements an individual could contribute.

Explain circularList Option packArc

Explain Adj circularList Option packArc

You can click the Explain checkbox and drag the slider knob. Documentation of command circularList is provided online.

Of the source commit of command circularList option packArc, essential code is Read the rest of this entry »


An interactive component in Adj ▦

2016/03/30
Lean Example Adj sliderKnob

A Lean Example of Adj sliderKnob

Adj is named so because it adjusts. Originally envisioned Adj adjustment would occur when subjects of illustrations change, such as during product lifecycle. While calculated in a fraction of a second, Read the rest of this entry »