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Creating Your First AppJS App with Custom Chrome

It seems AppJS is no longer being updated or maintained for the time being. For a similar platform, check out node-webkit which is backed by Intel Open Source and is consistently being improved and updated. I’ll write a new tutorial for node-webkit sometime in the future. Also, despite the legacy name, node-webkit uses Chromium as … Continue reading

→ http://www.studiochris.us/2012/creating-your-first-appjs-app-with-custom-chrome/

Digital Art Academy for Windows 8

Windows 8, the newest incarnation of Microsoft Windows, will officially be released to the masses on October 26, 2012. For those unfamiliar with the new operating system, Windows 8 is a reimagining of Windows and comes with a brand new user interface, Metro Modern UI that is, in Microsoft’s terms, “fast and fluid” and “authentically … Continue reading

→ http://www.studiochris.us/2012/digital-art-academy-for-windows-8/

FruitBat 1.5 Update Available

It has been a while since the last FruitBat update was made available and since then, a lot has changed. BlackBerry 10 is on the way and Tablet OS updated to 2.0 with 2.1 in beta. WebWorks also continues to evolve in the BlackBerry github repository. With all of the activity around BlackBerry development, FruitBat … Continue reading

→ http://www.studiochris.us/2012/fruitbat-1-5-update-available/

FruitBat 1.4.0132 Update Available

The FruitBat 1.4.0132 update includes the following changes: BUGFIX: (Mac Only) Automatic updates did not function in 1.4.0127 (sorry guys – you’ll have to download the installer from the site this time). This was fixed and tested in an intermediate unreleased version 1.4.0130. BUGFIX: Auto-generated WebWorks ZIP file name could possibly be invalid when attempting … Continue reading

→ http://www.studiochris.us/2011/fruitbat-1-4-0132-update/

FruitBat 1.4 Beta Release

Considering it has been so long, I’ve decided to release a public beta of the in-progress version of FruitBat… and this time something for the Mac folks too! As there is so much new stuff, be sure to check the main page for instructions, though you probably won’t need them because most actions have only … Continue reading

→ http://www.studiochris.us/2011/fruitbat-1-4-beta-release/

FruitBat 1.3 Bug with SDK version 1.1.0

Using Tablet OS SDK version 1.1.0 and AIR 2.7, the main screen in FruitBat that shows your application’s icon when a descriptor is loaded may show “undefined” for both app name and app version. This does not affect FruitBat’s main functions; it still works as advertised, you’ll just see “undefined” instead of your app’s name … Continue reading

→ http://www.studiochris.us/2011/fruitbat-1-3-bug-with-sdk-version-1-1-0/

MXSMaker: Image to Painter Mixer Pad

Painter has a few ways of creating color palettes from images whether it be through color sets, the Match Color command or the stylistic coloring achieved through automatic processes such as in the Underpainting panel. Now, add one more: the Mixer panel. With MXSMaker, it is very easy to convert any JPG, PNG or GIF … Continue reading

→ http://www.studiochris.us/2011/mxsmaker-image-to-painter-mixer-pad/