[etoys-dev] Etoys 5.0 intro materials

karl ramberg karlramberg at gmail.com
Mon Feb 13 13:49:41 EST 2012

The list of changes and fixes is quite long :-)
I see 402 commits to the Etoys repository in my mailbox.

I'm not sure all are so interesting that have to be featured, but
quite a few are.

Now we just need to compile the list of all the changes...


On Sun, Feb 12, 2012 at 2:12 PM, Harness, Kathleen
<kharness at illinois.edu> wrote:
> Trying again, yesterday I sent this from my Gmail account and it didn't
> reach you, the developers. The ed team has a copy and Richo and Steve sent
> notes saying they liked the ideas. The attachments are just drafts.
> Hi,
> I have been following the conversations about the new version of Etoys, but
> I do not have a good grasp of what will be included nor how some it can be
> used. Still, I want to help and the attachments are two possibilities.
> Would a book be a good way to show all of the new features in one place? It
> would not add to the Quick Guides and would be highly visible. It could also
> have a section of bug fixes or improvements.
> One good thing about using a book would be, when the next version is
> introduced, that the blue cloud could read Etoys 6 and lead to a book for
> those features while the Etoys 5's book now could become of of the projects
> in the Gallery.
> I would be glad work with everyone to make a book like the attached draft if
> you would provide projects and explanations.
> The screen print attachment shows a way to introduce new things from the
> opening world.
> Balloon help that is consistent with the balloon help in this version is a
> good idea.
> Kathleen
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