Graphite - Scroll bars
I recently made the scrollbar functional in graphite - an open source drawing program for the web. This built on TrueDoctor's work of finding the bounding box of artwork.
The scrollbars where difficult to implement because they needed to allow users to scroll infinitly far by reserving a space at the end of the scrollbar whilst also not just sharply stopping as they reached a certain point but slowing down the position change as it got further up the track (as specified by Keavon).
My initial approach with this caused some strange issues like the going back over the artwork when the scrollbar was dragged very far or when zoomed out very far (thanks to Keavon and TrueDoctor for finding these problems). My initial implementation also caused the scrollbar to stop when the artwork was inside the viewport which combined poorly with the dragging mechanism.
This taught me about planning things out on paper as well as responding to feedback.
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