Maia look and feel

I am pleased with the improved performance and stability of Maia as compared to Diana 8.1.2 doing fulltime Flex development. But I am disappointed about the ongoing homespun look and feel of the application. Flat icons, the whole 2D look, the splashscreen inidicates version 8, so I am not even aware that I start the EAP. I think IDEA is the most productive Java/Flex IDE but I have to admit that Eclipse/Flex Builder is visually _much_ more pleasing to the eye. There are cool frameworks out there (e.g. JIDE) - how about a little brushup?

Regards,
Peter

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I believe you can plug-in your own look & feel, e.g. something like this:

http://napkinlaf.sourceforge.net/IntelliJ.jpg

I never did it myself I am quite happy with L&F's provided right now..

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I always found eclipses colour scheme depressingly dull and that IDEAs bright and a pleasure to use
One of the reasons that I don't like eclipse is the look and feel, although I don't use Flex
Have you got a screenshot of the Eclipse/Flex Builder?

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I've always loved the IntelliJ UI responsiveness and really well thought out.
But i also have to admit that the different borders around panels are very unpleasant to the eye.
It shows especially in the screenshot you posted

Gilles

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Homespun? You mean Alloy Look and Feel? It is a commercial laf and quite good looking imo, but it is a matter of taste. Flex Builder is just a Eclipse with round tabs turned off. And it's EAP. Features first, cosmetics last so better close the more aesthetic demanding eye . Once again app looks is a matter of taste, so don't count on big change .

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