MAUI Help

MAUI Intro
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MAUI Syntax
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MAUI References

MAUI XML
MAUI DBPro
MAUI LUA
MAUI License

Introduction

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About This Help

The next chapters of this tutorial will explain:

  • Why you should use MAUI
  • Design Concept
  • The syntax of MAUI XML

What You Should Already Know

Before you continue you should have a basic understanding of the following:

  • XML and the basics of building web pages

If you want to study XML first, please read W3School's XML tutorial.


What Is MAUI?

  • MAUI stands for Multi-Application User Interface and was originally written by F.L.Taylor.
  • MAUI is a 3D Sprite-based Graphical User Interface designed with Game Creation in mind.

Why MAUI?

Is FREE, Open Source, and written in DarkBASIC Professional.

Influenced by HTML (Image Map) and uses a XML-based file format for import/export.

<maui>
</maui>

It uses Event-Driven Finite State Machine Logic.

Scripted Behaviors, Styles, Themes, and Transitions.

Supports Bitmap Fonts, Image-based Border Themes, and SoundFX.


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