The first thing you should
developing any application is formulate a blueprint. That is, you
should decide what elements you need, and how those elements fit
together to make a whole. There is never only one correct way to
create an application, so creating a plan helps you ensure that the
way you are approaching the development includes the necessary
features and that everything fits together.
The image viewer/slideshow application has four main parts:
- Low-resolution preview pane
This portion of the application
allows the user to view the low-resolution versions of the images.
Each image is loaded into its own viewer that can be resized and
The user can add thumbnails to the
sequencer. Dragging and dropping the images into different positions
changes the order of the thumbnails.
- Sequence viewer
The full images can be played back in the
same order as the thumbnails in the sequencer.
The menu consists of a
list box of available images as well as buttons for previewing the
images, adding images to the sequencer, and starting the sequence