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by Draco1962
Sun Sep 20, 2020 2:57 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: .xml or .ini for FE and emulator configuration?
Replies: 0
Views: 6

.xml or .ini for FE and emulator configuration?

The title of this thread is my question - Will you leverage .xml or .ini for FE and emulator configurations? While most .ini are really basic .xml in disguise, I find that I appreciate true .xml schemas. There are times that I prefer to use a "setup wizard" to make changes, but others where digging ...
by Draco1962
Fri Sep 11, 2020 8:27 pm
Forum: Development
Topic: Your Perfect Front End?
Replies: 14
Views: 808

Re: Your Perfect Front End?

I assume that the FE controls will pretty much fit close to existing standards. Seems that most users get hung-up on the per emulator and per game CP settings, including yours truly.
by Draco1962
Thu Sep 10, 2020 7:11 pm
Forum: Development
Topic: Your Perfect Front End?
Replies: 14
Views: 808

Re: Your Perfect Front End?

Intuitive as in easy to understand. Being able to drag and drop controller graphics and assign keys, buttons, sticks, etc.
by Draco1962
Tue Sep 08, 2020 12:01 am
Forum: Development
Topic: Your Perfect Front End?
Replies: 14
Views: 808

Re: Your Perfect Front End?

Top 5 of my perfect system: Easily skinned and customizable. Having worked indepth with the GameEx Theme Editor. I found it to be good for its time, but missing good WYSIWYG features. A true preview window as you are making changes would be awesome. Custom menus Emulators and features in the order ...
by Draco1962
Tue Aug 25, 2020 12:35 pm
Forum: Development
Topic: Your Perfect Front End?
Replies: 14
Views: 808

Re: Your Perfect Front End?

I know some like the HTPC integrations and that is fine. But if possible, taking a modular approach may be preferable.
by Draco1962
Sun Aug 23, 2020 6:19 pm
Forum: Development
Topic: Your Perfect Front End?
Replies: 14
Views: 808

Re: Your Perfect Front End?

Top 5 of my perfect system:

Easily skinned and customizable.

Custom menus

Easily configured emulator setup

No HTPC features

Intuitive controls setup