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DOI: 10.4230/DARTS.2.1.7
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Järvi, Jaakko ; Parent, Sean

One Way to Select Many (Artifact)

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The artifact is built around the MultiselectJS library that implements the multi-selection semantics presented in the companion paper. The purpose of this JavaScript library is to help programmers add multi-selection to Web user interfaces with ease. The artifact includes a demo application showcasing the use of the library, documentation of the library API, and a tutorial on how to use the library. The library clearly separates the reusable aspects of multi-selection from the application specific aspects. The latter are collected into an object referred to as the selection geometry. The complex task of implementing a full-fledged multi-selection feature reduces to a considerably simpler task of implementing a selection geometry. The demo application implements several different selection geometries. It supports the claims of the companion paper that the library considerably lessens the task of implementing multi-selection. Following the guidance of the tutorial, users can build their own multi-selection features.

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  author =	{Jaakko Järvi and Sean Parent},
  title =	{{One Way to Select Many (Artifact)}},
  pages =	{7:1--7:2},
  journal =	{Dagstuhl Artifacts Series},
  ISSN =	{2509-8195},
  year =	{2016},
  volume =	{2},
  number =	{1},
  publisher =	{Schloss Dagstuhl--Leibniz-Zentrum fuer Informatik},
  address =	{Dagstuhl, Germany},
  URL =		{},
  URN =		{urn:nbn:de:0030-drops-61280},
  doi =		{10.4230/DARTS.2.1.7},
  annote =	{Keywords: User interfaces, Multi-selection, JavaScript}

Keywords: User interfaces, Multi-selection, JavaScript
Collection: DARTS, Volume 2, Issue 1
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Issue Date: 2016
Date of publication: 14.07.2016

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