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Fresco is an object-oriented user interface system for development of window-based applications. It is a design evolution of the InterViews toolkit that was developed at Stanford University in the late `80s and early `90s. The Fresco architecture brings together objects that traditionally have not mixed. User interface objects such as sliders, buttons, and text editors - as well as the "layout" objects used to compose them - can mix arbitrarily in Fresco with graphical objects (those that perform graphical transformations).

Fresco uses a standard object model, CORBA , which allows for object distribution and provides a standardized, high-level notation called IDL for object definition. Fresco also provides support for Tcl-based scripting, multi-threading, resolution independence, and internationalization. Fresco is currently under standardization process within the X Consortium.

Fresco is a succesor to Interviews.

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