The process of developing a Motif Graphical User Interface for the Global Land Information System (GLIS) involved incorporating user requirements, in-house visual and functional design requirements, and Open Software Foundation (OSF) Motif style guide standards. Motif user interface windows have been developed using the software to support Motif window functions war written using the C programming language. The GLIS architecture was modified to support multiple servers and remote handlers running the X Window System by forming a network of servers and handlers connected by TCP/IP communications. In April 1993, prior to release the GLIS graphical user interface and system architecture modifications were test by developers and users located at the EROS Data Center and 11 beta test sites across the country.
|Title||Development of a graphical user interface for the global land information system (GLIS)|
|Authors||Susan R. Alstad, David A. Jackson|
|Publication Subtype||Journal Article|
|Series Title||Pecora 12 Symposium|
|Record Source||USGS Publications Warehouse|