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Re: Improving Satyams YUI3 'Portal Example'

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  • ara_kevonian
    I m sorry that is embarassing. It s neither actually, turns out it s Dav Glass that made it. Any way of changing my original message to reflect that? Or maybe
    Message 1 of 3 , Feb 8, 2009
      I'm sorry that is embarassing. It's neither actually, turns out it's
      Dav Glass that made it. Any way of changing my original message to
      reflect that? Or maybe delete this and I'll recreate?

      --- In ydn-javascript@yahoogroups.com, Satyam <satyam@...> wrote:
      >
      > Might that be Satyen's?
      >
      > Satyam
      >
      >
      > ara_kevonian wrote:
      > > I've been working on a Customer Portal application built on YUI 2.6
      > > where I create a canvas (which is a simple Panel object) and then
      > > populate it with individuals dashboard items (which are simple
      > > 'Dialog' objects), which can house RSS feeds or whatever... basically
      > > very similar in performance to what Satyams YUI3 Portal Example does
      > >
      (http://developer.yahoo.com/yui/3/examples/dd/portal-drag_source.html).
      > >
      > > However I would like to improve it, and find that the drag & drop
      > > capability in his YUI3 example would be very very useful.
      > > Unfortunately I have a bit of an obstacle, and need help devising an
      > > approach that would work.
      > >
      > > This is what my portal looks like currently:
      > > http://www.mudcastle.com/portal.jpg
      > >
      > > It's fairly simple, it has a 'canvas' (simple Panel object) that
      > > houses a bunch of dashboard items (simple Dialog objects). However,
      > > unlike Satyams example where each dashboard item fits the width of
      > > it's container, in mine, they come with preset widths of either 25% of
      > > the canvas, 33%, 50%, 66% or 100%. As you see in the example, the
      > > first row has a single dashboard item that takes up 100%, and the
      > > second and third rows have 3 items that take up 33% each.
      > >
      > > Any ideas on what I can do to obtain the same type of behavior seen in
      > > Satyams YUI3 Portal, where items can be drag and dropped, and 'snap'
      > > in to place so to speak?
      > >
      > > I am willing to completely rewrite my Portal if need be, so any
      > > suggestions are fair game.
      > >
      > > Thanks in advance.
      > >
      > >
      > >
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