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Articles tagged "community highlights"

Objective-J 2.0, Continuous Integration and 0.9.6 RC2

The Cappuccino community is buzzing with activity. Here's a recap of recent news.

Followers of the mailing list will know that work on Objective-J 2.0 is in full swing. This improved compiler which will generate much faster execution performance for Cappuccino apps. Multiple people are working on various versions - Christopher Bruno, Martin Carlberg and Francisco Tolmasky. Presently Martin is trying out an acorn based parser with promising performance.

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Cappuccino Training Course: iDeveloper TV

I've been a big fan of Cappuccino since late 2009 and have written and spoken about it pretty extensively. This past July I went to sunny Tetbury, UK to record a video course entitled “Cappuccino for Cocoa Developers.” Here's some background on how the course came into being…

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CappCon 2011: Success!

The first ever Cappuccino conference was a massive success. CappCon 2011 had a diverse set of attendees from six different continents and included both speakers and sponsors from Pixar, Google, Sofa, Push Pop Press, Shopify, and many others. The overall theme of the conference was “Design, Develop, Distribute”; everything you need in order to build a successful app. The talks explored this theme and covered a huge breadth of knowledge, while each one explored its topic in satisfying detail. In addition, all seven members of the core team were in the same room at the same time to answer questions from the community.

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Cappuccino Apps on the Web Store

Yesterday Google announced their revolutionary web store. We're super excited about this and thrilled that there are already eight Cappuccino apps on the web store today.

We're really proud of these applications built with Cappuccino. If we've missed any, please leave us a comment and we'll be sure to add it!

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Mockingbird 1.0 Released

Mockingbird 1.0 was released today by the folks at Some Character, LLC. If you've been following the work Saikat Chakrabarti and Sheena Pakanati have been doing on Mockingbird you'll know how much effort they've put into the project. The duo has spent the last year refining their already excellent beta to create the best mockup and wireframe tool on the Web.

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App Spotlight: PicsEngine

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Today Michael Villar has released Version 4.0 of PicsEngine, a photo management utility. Version 4.0 has been completely rewritten making use of Cappuccino for the photo administration. This beautiful new application features an entirely custom UI designed by Michael himself.

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Community Highlights: Adventures in localizing a Cappuccino Application

Community Highlights: Using Cappuccino to build the MemoryMiner Web Viewer

Back with a second post is John Fox, creator of MemoryMiner, a digital storytelling application for Mac OS X. John writes about the steps he took to localize his Cappuccino application, a web viewer for MemoryMiner.

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New Cappuccino App: TimeTable

After many months of development Randy Luecke has finally released version 1.0 of his new Cappuccino project, TimeTable! We're proud to share in the excitement as yet another Cappuccino application is made commercially available. TimeTable is an application designed for freelancers to keep track of their projects and clients. TimeTable boasts a plethora of features including integration with web services like Google Maps, Gmail, Google Voice, and Skype.

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Cappuccino in Checkout 3

Sofa just released the third version of their award winning point of sale software, Checkout. Chances are if you've ever seen a Mac behind the counter when you've made a purchase, it was running Checkout. Version 3 adds lots of new features, but what's really cool is that they've added a new web component built on top of Cappuccino called Enstore that allows you to take your physical store and put it completely online. For Enstore, Sofa wanted a truly desktop like experience for managing and creating online stores, and you really have to try it yourself to see how amazing it feels.

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