Ubuntu QML toolkit's Notepad-qml (demo app) presents interesting interface

Yesterday, January 2nd 2013, the developers publicly announced Ubuntu for phones (text-based descriptions, keynote performed by Mark Shuttleworth).

Furthermore, the developers also announced an interesting full-of-potential Ubuntu QML toolkit (in a preview stage,--yet, at a basic level, usable--), toolkit that is presently available for installation and testing.

Along with clear instructions about various how-tos (related to installations, dependencies, etc), the Ubuntu QML toolkit comes with app examples, facing the user/developer with basic yet interesting app examples, allowing developers to experience the look and feel of created-via-new-Ubuntu-supported-technologies apps.

Notepad-qml (testing purposes only) is definitely a good-looking application that houses a simplistic interface, allowing the user to easily create notes.

The main interface adopts a yellow color, a title and an Add a new note button.

Creating a new note is as simple as clicking on Add a new note button and writing the actual note.

Subtle yet elegant animations are immediately noticed for both note creation and expanding/contracting already-created notes.

A definitely interesting aspect of Notepad-qml is its visual adaptation to the screen, when the app is windowed and non-fullscreen, the app looks and behaves like a phone app (relevant elements,--the note holders--, are visually emphasized, time and date are displayed under the exposed text, the note's jagged top edges are decreased, etc).

Maximizing the application, presents the note-taking tool as an app suitable for a desktop, featuring clear title, more obvious shapes and contours, etc.

Complete installation details (necessary for Ubuntu QML toolkit and Notepad-qml) are available on http://developer.ubuntu.com/get-started/gomobile/