Posts Tagged ‘visual editor’

Motorola Mobility (now Google) presents Ninja, an HTML5 development solution that features a client side and server side (using Node.js) framework, Montage, that provides UI components and templates, bidirectional data binding, persistence, serialization, event management (including KVO), and a visual designer (Ninja, made using Montage) that allows to create SVG, Canvas, WebGL and CSS3 based media using a timeline editor, and also manages binding of Montage components to create a rich web application. A test tool (Screening) for Montage based application is also provided.
The Montage project and Screening tool (alpha version) are available through Github, and Ninja editor is downloadable at Chrome App Store (requires Chrome).
Google then use standard technologies (HTML5), however in a proprietary environment (Chrome, and then Chrome OS).
ArsTechnica provides a detailed review of Ninja.

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As expected, Apple unveiled iAd Producer, a WebKit-based visual editor for creating animations that rely on iAd JS, that also provides javascript code editing and debugging. It seems far more advanced than Adobe’s Edge prototype.

A version targeted to web application development (alla Atlas) may then be announced during the next WWDC.