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Amigaworld.net News   Amigaworld.net News : Interview with AmiStart author Darius Brewka
   posted by MikeB on 31-May-2003 19:24:05 (1768 reads)
AmigaWorld has interviewed Darius Brewka, the author of the StartMenu utility AmiStart. A new screenshot is also included to demonstrate the advanced features, including background-patterns, transparency and antialiased TrueType fonts support.
    

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Re: Interview with AmiStart author Darius Brewka
Posted on 31-May-2003 21:20:28
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Its looking very nice now. Hopefully it will be a little more stable than the last releases I tried

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In the late 1999 I dropped AmiStart because I sold my Computer equipment, this was not against Amiga, it was more against Computers in general. In late 1991 I restarted the development of AS just to have some fun


I'm sure that has to be a typo though...as he resumed development 8 years before he quit in the first place


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Re: Interview with AmiStart author Darius Brewka
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Looks nice. Works well, except that no programs added to it starts when clicking on them. Which would have been a nice feature to have, ehm. Could be because I'm using winUAE with 3.9 though ..

/Björn

 
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Re: Interview with AmiStart author Darius Brewka
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@ Orgin

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Works well, except that no programs added to it starts when clicking on them.


Well, maybe you were just expecting a little too much then.

Seriously though, IMO it would be great to have various good alternative OS components available for AmigaOS4.x. Such flexibility is IMO a great selling point and different people have of course their different preferences, although I believe the new AmiDock will rock.

BTW, typo corrected.

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Re: Interview with AmiStart author Darius Brewka
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That screenshot looks very impressive! Pity I have no graphics card .

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Re: Interview with AmiStart author Darius Brewka
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Very nice!


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