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  • 1. January 19, 2011 @monteslu Chrome OS and Web Store
  • 2. What is Chrome OS?
    • Google's Chrome based Operating System that is shipping on netbooks this year.
    • Chrome OS is built on the Chromium OS open source project.
  • 3. Chrome OS   vs  Chromium OS
      • Share the same codebase
      • Chrome OS has enhancements for verified boot & easy recovery.
      • Chromium OS does not have auto-updates.
      • Chrome OS is supported by Google an its partners.
      • Chromium OS is supported by the open source community.
  • 4. Why it's fast
    •  
  • 5. More Chrome OS...
    •  
    System settings are handled in browser. All user data is saved in "The Cloud".  CR-48 is the netbook/notebook/laptop thing to ship with the Chrome OS to beta testers. demo...
  • 6. What is the Chrome Web Store ?
    • It's an open market place where users can browse and purchase items and install them in their browser.
    • Items include:
      • Themes
      • Extensions
      • Webapps
    • Each of these are comprised of a manifest.json and other resources in a zip or crx file.
  • 7. Themes
    • An extension that changes the way the browser looks. They're packaged like regular extensions, but they don't contain JavaScript or HTML code.
    • {   "version": "2.6",   
    •      "name": "camo theme",  
    •       "theme": {   
    •           " images " : {       "theme_frame" :         "images/theme_frame_camo.png",  
    •                                    "theme_frame_overlay" : "images/theme_frame_stripe.png",      
    •                                    more stuff...    
    •           },    
    •           " colors " : {       "frame" : [71, 105, 91],  
    •                                      "toolbar" : [207, 221, 192],      
    •                                       "ntp_text" : [20, 40, 0],       
    •                                        more stuff...     
    •            },    
    •           " tints " : {          "buttons" : [0.33, 0.5, 0.47]     },
    •           " properties " : {       "ntp_background_alignment" : "bottom"     } 
    •        }
    • }
  • 8. Extensions
      • Browser Actions
        •   Add icons to the toolbar
      • Desktop Notifications
        • Notify users of important events
      • Options Pages
        • Let users customize your extension
      • Override Pages
        • Implement your own version of standard browser pages such as the New Tab page
      •   Page Actions
        • Add temporary icons inside the address bar
      • Themes
        •   Change overall browser appearance
  • 9. Web apps!
      • Packaged Apps
        • Can be fully contained in .crx file and run without an internet connection.
        • Can also make requests to external resources via Javascript 
      • Hosted Apps
        • Provides a link to an application hosted on an external server. 
  • 10. Packaged Apps
    • {
    •    "name": "Simple Whiteboard",
    •    "description": "Simple drawing application that can be used offline.",
    •    "version": "0.1",
    •    "app": {
    •      "launch": {
    •        "local_path": "index.html"
    •      }
    •    },
    •    "icons": {
    •      "128": "128.png",
    • "16":  "16.png"
    •    },
    •    "permissions": [
    •      "unlimitedStorage"
    •    ]
    • }
    • demo...
  • 11. Hosted Apps
    •    {
    •     "name": "Google Mail",
    •    "description": "Read your gmail",
    •    "version": "1",
    •    "app": {
    •      "urls": [
    •        "*://mail.google.com/mail/",
    •        "*://www.google.com/mail/"
    •      ],
    •      "launch": {
    •        "web_url": "http://mail.google.com/mail/"
    •      }
    •    },
    •    "icons": {
    •      "128": "icon_128.png"
    •    },
    •    "permissions": [
    •      "unlimitedStorage",
    •      "notifications"
    •    ]
    • }
    • demo...
  • 12. Draw it Live  Collaborative Whiteboard
      • AppEngine in Java
      • Channel API
      • BigTable - JDO
      • Dojo 1.5 client
  • 13. Authentication
      •     Uses OpenId for authentication.
      •   Can skip authorization screen for verified site.
    • demo...
  • 14. Selling Apps
      • For each hosted app you publish, you can choose from any of the following payment options:
      • Free
      • One-time payment  with the Chrome Web Store Payments
      • Monthly or yearly subscription  with Chrome Web Store Payments
      • Free trial  with b or c
      • Custom payment solution
      • Uses OAuth to communicate with Google licensing service.
        •  Service responds with a JSON or XML message indicating the user's access level is FULL,FREE_TRIAL, or NONE
      • Google gets $0.30 for a sale plus 5%
  • 15. Enough Talk...
    • More Beer!