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PROMETHEUS - A system for programming graphical user interfaces

: Ehmke, D.; Kreiter, M.; Sänger, C.; Siepmann, D.

Bullinger, H.-J.:
Human aspects in computing. Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction. Vol.1: Design and use of interactive systems and work with terminals
Amsterdam: Elsevier, 1991 (Advances in Human Factors. Ergonomics 18A)
ISBN: 0-444-88775-X
International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (HCI International) <4, 1991, Stuttgart>
Conference Paper
Fraunhofer IGD ()
Dialogue Programming; Graphics Systems; user interface; Window Manager

This paper describes PROMETHEUS, a system for programming graphical user interfaces. It starts with the description of the projects and their goals, which resulted in PROMETHEUS predecessors. Experiences with them and reasons for combining them to PROMETHEUS are reported. The PROMETHEUS concepts windows, frames, frame contents, control and dialogue management are described.