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…

FreeConferenceCall – Sciter UI

FreeConferenceCall company has published new version of their video conferencing application that aims at one-presenter-thousands-viewers video conferences and screen sharing. Their application works on Windows and OS X and uses solely Sciter based UI with extensive use of Sciter’s unique popup DOM elements. Even video is rendered by Sciter with custom native video frames providers….

Tokenizer + ::mark() = syntax colorizer

Here is selfie of syntax (tiscript) colorizer – the text below is a full source code of syntax highlighting routine. The code has colorized itself: Can your browser do that in 40 lines of code? And here are styles that define style of tokens: plaintext > text::mark(number) { color: brown; } plaintext > text::mark(number-unit) {…

::mark(…) feature is comming

Please consider these tasks: Find all words in text on HTML page and highlight them Syntax highlighting: parse text of <pre> and mark all keywords by changing their color Find all misspelled words in <textarea> highlight them specifically. Currently you can do #1 and #2 by wrapping each text found into <span>s with specific classes…

New DOM/script inspector is coming

Sciter’s is getting new Inspector tool. New Inspector is a standalone executable that communicates with the inspectable Sciter window (view) over TCP/IP using DataSockets. There are few reasons behind such architecture: Mac OSX and GTK (or QT) do not really support multiple GUI threads in the same GUI process. Inspector UI must be run independently…