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Chapter 15. Towards a Real User Interface

In which we grow the user interface from a label to a table. We achieve this by adding a feature at a time, instead of taking the risk of replacing the whole thing in one go. We discover that some of the choices we made are no longer valid, so we dare to change existing code. We continue to refactor and sense that a more interesting structure is starting to appear.

A More Realistic Implementation

What Do We Have to Do Next?

So far, we’ve been making do with a simple label in the user interface. That’s been effective for helping us clarify the structure of the application and prove that our ideas work, but the next tasks coming up will need more, and the client wants to see something that looks closer ...

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