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Re: Nmap GUI
From: digmet <digmet () mail ru>
Date: Sun, 5 Jun 2005 19:23:09 +0400
Sunday, June 5, 2005, 2:20:05 PM, you wrote:
G> There is a chance that one of the summer of code projects
G> (code.google.com) is going to be the creation of a new nmap GUI.
G> Because of this I think it would be wise to have a discussion about
G> what the community wants from a new GUI.
0. GUI is very useful. GUI is very important. Its too much increases users number.
1. GUI must be simple_to_use like minesweeper game.
2. GUI must be whole Multilanguage.
3. Related link:
Citation: A user interface is well-designed when the program behaves exactly how the user thought it would.
G> When I use nmap I normally have one of the following questions:
Use case 1.
G> Who is on this network?
Use case 2.
G> Who is running web servers on this network?
Use case 3.
G> What services is this client running?
Use case 4.
G> What web server is this client running?
Use case N.
What is remain?
G> For me it's therefor important that the new GUI handle this
G> cases in a efficient way.
5. Agree. GUI must handle ALL use cases in a efficient way.
G> It would be interesting to hear about
G> other situations where nmap is used.
G> Another question is what toolkit to use in the new GUI. In my
G> opinion QT4 and JAVA are good alternativs. Anyone have comments on
6. Only QT.
6.0. Swing is so slow. All users hate swing.
6.1. QT looks better.
6.2. Java requires the virtual machine.
G> Ole Morten Grodas
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