Bloomberg Terminal, how I would do it with Sciter.

I think the image above looks familiar to people working around stock exchange. The screen contains many areas that are updated in real time so it is interesting to try to implement this using Sciter and its rendering pipelines. So I’ve made simple mockup of typical screen used there, in particular that scrollable list with…

Sciter+Node versus Electron

Electron As we know Electron.js is built of Chromium and Node.js. Where Chromium is a full scale Web browser that even uses its own, independent JavaScript engine. Therefore each Electron.js application is essentially a separate Web browser and Web server installed on your machine – as many Electron applications you are running – as many…

C# Span versus aux::slice

The Span<T> has landed in .NET Standard today. According to the article (Span<T> is) at the heart of most performance-related improvements in .NET Core 2.1. Since it allows managing buffers in a more efficient way, it can help in reducing allocations and copying. We consider Span to be a very fundamental type as it requires…

HTML-NOTEPAD

HTML-NOTEPAD application is out While it works for me consider it as a beta. More features and fixes will be added down the road.

Splitting strings

Have read Splitting Strings by Chris Zetter mini saga… What this expression: “”.split(“,”) shall produce?

SCITER.COM

After 6 years Sciter Engine finally got its own home : sciter.com. The site is not complete though, I am still working on content, documentation in particular. The plan is to combine in one place stuff that was spread across many sites and blog articles. Forum users are advised to re-register on Sciter’s new forum…

Omni

Mr Ramon F. Mendes have published his Omni tools that allow to use Microsoft Visual Studio to design markup and Sciter specific code: I’d recommend to give a try to this great tools, you will love them!

ZIP resource packaging in Sciter

I am adding zip resource packaging support to Sciter v. 3.3.0.6. Imagine that you have some folder where your app files are located: content images img1.png img2.png scripts script1.tis styles style1.css index.htm view1.htm dialog.htm then you can load it into the Sciter using …/content/index.htm path. Nothing new up to this moment. But with ZIP packaging…

WPF vs Sciter

WPF Sciter Definition Windows Presentation Foundation (or WPF) is a graphical subsystem for rendering user interfaces in Windows-based applications by Microsoft. Is an embeddable graphical user interface engine (dynamic or static library) by Terra Informatica Software. Released 2007 as part of Windows Vista. 2006 – h-smile core release date (HTMLayout, Sciter1, Sciter2 and Sciter3). OSes…