Did you see the screenshots of the current 2.8 builds with the cool new icons toolbar? While it won't replace Blender's unique keyboard-based workflow, it will certainly attract help new users to Blender. William Reynish shares the details on the Blender Code blog.
As many of you might already have seen in the daily builds of Blender 2.8, we have been working on a new toolbar and widget system for Blender. I thought it would be a good idea to tell you why, and what our plans are.
Download a nightly 2.8 build to try out the new toolbar now!