UI usability solution I am especially proud of

25 or so years ago we were designing one accounting application that required intensive input of numbers by operators. That was in Russia at the time when personal computers were just appearing in offices massively. Amount of numeric data that operators needed to input was enormous and as in any financial institution the requirement for…

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…

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) {…