I'm writing this short post in the spirit of passing on my humble learning, in order to help others trying to script in Magic Lantern's Lua.
Basically, scripting is all well and good, ie getting the syntax and
'equations' right; however, a good script can be let down by a poor/weak
User Interface (UI): which I think covers: usability and user
Having now reached the 'script and maths' is right
stage, I realized my two main scripts (The Focus Bar and The Toggler on the right)
were letting themselves down with respect to their UI.
Of course I can only
talk about this through my (old) eyes and how my brain works, but I was
clear to me (pun intended) that the UI needed attention. For example,
font size and font colours (foreground and background), plus message
I've therefore attempted to get a 'better' user experience and welcome any feedback on what I've tried to do.