Application in our Mojo Simulator

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Posted by Lawrence Sinclair on 04 Apr 2009 at 18:19

The following links to a live example of code running in our Palm Pre Mojo Simulator. It is an extension of the simple RSS application in the O'Reily webOS book.

http://www.eastagile.com/uploads/news/

Please note that the simulator is only fully functional in Apple Safari version 4 beta since this is the only browser that supports the HTML5 which is used in Palm Pre applications.

Palm Pre Mojo Simulator

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Posted by Lawrence Sinclair on 02 Apr 2009 at 21:45

As part of our Pre development preparations, we've created a simulator of the Palm Pre Mojo framework. It allows working Mojo/javascript code to be written and executed just as it would on an actual Palm Pre.

    * Provides exactly the same API as the real Mojo framework so that the application-level code will work correctly on Palm WebOS
    * Based on the API specification written in the Palm WebOS book
    * Can support
          o application with multiple stages
          o background process
          o notification system
          o widgets
...

Smartphone apps: Fast or Forget It?

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Posted by Lawrence Sinclair on 10 Mar 2009 at 11:40

The iPhone app business has already become quite saturated. The maker of the Dapple app (by all accounts creative and well implemented) reveals how disappointing his sales have been: a little more than $500 in a month. The experience looks a lot like that of Facebook developers. This confirms the need to get to market fast and early, or perhaps not at all in secondary application markets. This is likely remain true with upcoming platforms such as the Palm Pre.