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The emerging Elementary experience

Feb 03, 2011, 18:05 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joey Sneddon)

"Today saw 'Slingshot' – a new application launcher project headed up by the elementary team – leak in to the wild. But just what is it and what does it form part of?

"Not just a a'theme team'

"To some the elementary project is seen as little more than a 'team' of themers. Having first established the project around a GTK+ theme and icon set this isn't an entirely unjust view to have.

"But when looking much closer you soon see that it couldn't be further from the truth. With their own batch of applications (contacts app Dexter, e-mail client Postler, Noise music player, Marlin) either released already, currently cooking in development or, for some, tried and abandoned the question asked is simple: why so much work and what's it all for?"

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