— 24 March 2004 —
Check out Canon’s digital camera comparison page. I haven’t seen drag and drop used in this way (for commercial purposes) on but 2 other sites before. Yes, it is Flash, but they use it in a smooth, simple, and useful way that supports an interaction that (many) people understand.
And just in case people don’t understand, watch the page load as Canon has built in some just-in-time training.
I’d still like to see more integration in the camera information sectionâ€¦ What if you have no idea what a “Stitch Assist” exposure mode is?
By the way, I have no idea what a “Stitch Assist” exposure mode is.
And as an end note, I don’t go out looking for Web-based drag and drop so there probably are more than 3 sites that use it. Let me know if you’ve seen other examples.
Update: Here’s Macromedia’s Rich Internet Application Flash examples page. Some interesting examples. I don’t get the opportunity to use Flash as an interface option, so frankly I don’t pay much attention to it. Are you developing Web applications and taking advantage of Flash? Upsides? Downsides? How about using it for an MCLB?