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announcing: reFocus - Printable Version

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- minimalko - 2010-05-25 21:54

Amazing work Jeroen. Great designing skills. Exactly what I have been waiting for, a tasteful and clean skin. Great to see you back on the scene.


- Jeroen - 2010-05-26 17:31

Thanks mate Smile


- Stunts38 - 2010-05-27 00:10

Looks Beautiful Jeroen, I cant wait for this one....Fantastic!!


- Jeroen - 2010-05-29 20:06

So, I decided to work on a banner based tvshow view today. I'm not sure if it will be part of the first release, but I pretty much decided there will be one eventually.

Note that this is just a first try, this could very well end up differently in the end. The empty spaces at the sides are a bit too large I feel, but that's partly a consequence of the image dimensions. I feel a vertical layout suits the image type better though. Ah well, I'll tinker with it Smile

[Image: v35advrlneuduczb89x4.jpg]


- xbs08 - 2010-05-29 20:37

Looks amazing!


- ZIOLele - 2010-05-29 20:51

beatifull...

as for the space, if you move it on the left/right you could use the extra space to show information, like descriptionof the series or last added episode(id on't know if its possible)


- Jeroen - 2010-05-29 21:51

ZIOLele Wrote:beatifull...

as for the space, if you move it on the left/right you could use the extra space to show information, like descriptionof the series or last added episode(id on't know if its possible)

I tried something like that earlier but I felt it looked cramped then unless I made the banner a lot smaller. Maybe I'll make the banner just a bit larger, although it's already a bit bigger than the originals that are pulled from thetvdb.


- xbs08 - 2010-05-29 22:40

Dont clutter too much Smile


- nitio - 2010-05-30 01:54

xbs08 Wrote:Dont clutter too much Smile

This is interesting. But there are a lot of skins / views that already show all the information one might want to see.

Me I like to have as few as possible. I've edited quite a few views in some skins to remove the plot summary for instance (I really don't care - I've added this to my HTPC so I KNOW what's it about!)

But hey, it's your skin mate Smile Looking incredible so far. I'm already in love with it Wink


- nickritus - 2010-05-30 04:30

Really looking forward to this one.

No chance of a beta or svn before the XBMC release? It could be ages away! Sad


- D0nR0s4 - 2010-05-30 07:58

This looks so awesome it almost hurts. Big Grin


- Jeroen - 2010-05-30 08:55

nickritus Wrote:Really looking forward to this one.

No chance of a beta or svn before the XBMC release? It could be ages away! Sad

Maybe, we'll see. The XBMC milestone is due in 3 hours so there's still hope Laugh
At the moment I still have some touching up to do though. Currently I'm trying to finish the weather screen, which is the most boring screen to skin imo Stare

Just yesterday I found a showstopper bug that only reared it's head on a clean XBMC install. It was an easy fix, but I was glad it wasn't out though Wink

In any case, a release isn't far away. I wouldn't have announced it if there were still tons of things to finish.


- fonzie - 2010-05-30 09:11

This looks great! So many great looking skins coming out and being developed at once: Night, reFocus, and Welo's skin.

I can't wait to try this one out. Glad to hear its not far from being released.


- Jeroen - 2010-05-30 13:05

Preliminary weather screen.
[Image: zyytuub8qrakyz0r1y1a.jpg]


- ZIOLele - 2010-05-30 14:04

Jeroen... how about the infamous 10 feet distance? I've seen your screenies and while i find them stunning i was just tinking if i could read the information from my couch...

Are you also planning to ship some optionals bigger fonts?

ZIOLele