So much has been happening lately, it’s hard to tell what’s a crumb, crisis or great news! Here is a selection:
72ka updates his Google maps app to 0.3.4. Check the webOS Nation App Gallery. A Preware feed update is hopefully due soon. In his day job as a colour grader, Project Macaw developer, David Cole has won a Hollywood Post Alliance award for his work on television pilot, “ Reign“. Here is a picture of him on stage. Congratulations David! In other movie news, last week saw the 100th anniversary of the birth of film star Hedy Lamarr. Here’s why she is relevant to this site. Another legend! Jason Robitaille, author of Homebrew gateway program, webOS Quick Install, will be updating it and including the novacom drivers. Jason plans LuneOS support as he awaits delivery of a Nexus 4. Congratulations are also due to Jason for his recent graduation. There are problems with Photos posted to Facebook from the webOS app. The problem seems to be at the Facebook end and there’s no solution yet. Here’s the thread to watch. Forum user, Mazzinia has been scouring the corners of the internet for webOS projects. Here’s some interesting and potentially useful stuff: Business software, Music, Go agent proxy service, Python for webOS, Jumpcore C++ game framework, Bluespice media wiki.
With this many crumbs, it’s clear that webOS is very far from being
Welcome! To our Spanish speaking friends: ¡Bienvenido!
All Hallows Eve, known colloquially as Halloween. It is traditionally a night when supernatural spirits, spectres and ghosts emerge. The dead walk among us and we show them some respect.
In Mexico, they have the
Day of the Dead: A festival that features decorative skulls like those pictured above. Continue reading Día de los Muertos: webOS
There’s been a lot of big news in the last week, so time for a quick clean out!
Some app updates went through HP’s admin last week. We know there are a couple more in the pipeline. Thanks to all the developers still supporting webOS. Expect reviews soon on pivotCE. Platform game, Orcrest has new levels. See the pivotCE article here. What’s Shaking is a must for earthquake… er fans? Zap Photo Share let’s you share photos and slideshows across the wifi network. Why hand your phone around when you can beam to a bigger screen? Lithium Messenger is an assistant for messaging, posting & tweeting. Expand words, add emoticons, pics, videos, shorten links, even translate! Is there a news crumbs mode? Maybe in the next update. LG posted photos of Dev camp 2014. Owners of webOS TVs eagerly await the results of their efforts. Meanwhile we were concerned to hear that two of the top designers had moved to Pebble. Will this affect the progress of webOS? We hope not. Further disappointment came from This article from Gigaom.com, claiming that all is not well in LG’s Sillicon Valley Lab. Some disputed the fairness on twitter and webOS Nation. Have a read and decide for yourself.
I hope you enjoyed that, I fancy a nice
grilled pannini to go with my affogato. Image: Enyojs.com
Derek Anderson is back in Minneapolis for another
Enyo meetup! Following on from an introduction at the start of this month, he will be showing how to set up your development environment, prototype your app and also how to connect it to a public API.
most major platforms including webOS phones, tablets and televisions.
The fun starts at 7pm. More information and registration is
here. Image: Enyojs.com
Are you interested in Enyo development? If you are in the Minneapolis area on Friday the second of May, why not spend your evening with fellow developers at an free introduction to Enyo course?
The event is being presented by Derek Anderson and runs from 7pm to 8.30pm. All levels of experience are welcome. More information is
here, where you can sign up.