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Quick Review of Desktop and Native Apps using Javascript
Quick Review of Desktop and Native Apps using Javascript
Quick Review of Desktop and Native Apps using Javascript
Quick Review of Desktop and Native Apps using Javascript
Quick Review of Desktop and Native Apps using Javascript
Quick Review of Desktop and Native Apps using Javascript
Quick Review of Desktop and Native Apps using Javascript
Quick Review of Desktop and Native Apps using Javascript
Quick Review of Desktop and Native Apps using Javascript
Quick Review of Desktop and Native Apps using Javascript
Quick Review of Desktop and Native Apps using Javascript
Quick Review of Desktop and Native Apps using Javascript
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Quick Review of Desktop and Native Apps using Javascript

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  • 1. Quick Review ofDesktop / Native Applications with Javascript
  • 2. Agenda Why? Why Not? GLUEScript (http://gluescript.sourceforge.net) Seed (http://live.gnome.org/Seed) GJS (http://live.gnome.org/Gjs) Qt Script (http://doc.qt.nokia.com/latest/qtscript.html) QtQuick (http://qt.nokia.com/qtquick/) Topcube (https://github.com/creationix/topcube) Phones Summary
  • 3. Why Desktop / Native in JS?Javascript is......a fair choice as a language for building a UI...embeddable in other languages, esp. C++...also in your web-apps (code reuse???)I am in search of something better than web-apps in certain problem domains
  • 4. Why Not? Limited API ? Code reuse could be difficult Slow ? Package Hell ! :( ???
  • 5. GLUEScript G)lueing L)ibraries U)sing E)cma-Script http://gluescript.sourceforge.net SpiderMonkey + POCO (C++) + wxWidgets Windows / C++ focused Building on Linux hard – I couldnt get there Mac ? Not worth it yet – could be great when they get to apt-get install gluescript
  • 6. Seed Javascript for GTK Apps using WebKits JS core http://live.gnome.org/Seed GObjectIntrospection to bridge into GNOME Brittle on my machine – Seg-Faults, missing or incompatible dependencies (probably Gtk) Demo
  • 7. GJS Javascript for GTK using Spidermonkey http://live.gnome.org/Gjs GObjectIntrospection to bridge into GNOME Similar issues to Seed Demo
  • 8. Qt Script Scripting Engine for Nokias Qt framework http://doc.qt.nokia.com/latest/qtscript.html Typical scripting access to native Qt objects WebKits JavascriptCore
  • 9. Qt Quick Q)t UI C)reation K)it http://qt.nokia.com/qtquick/ QML – a JS- / CSS- like language Desktop and Web devices Access to the Qt Framework Can call JS files No Qt widgets??? Demo
  • 10. Top Cube Node.js binding to WebKitGtk https://github.com/creationix/topcube Use HTML5 / CSS3 to build a GUI for Node apps Demo
  • 11. For Phone Apps IOS:  Nimblekit (http://nimblekit.com) et al. Cross-platform  Titanium (http://appcelerator.com)
  • 12. Summary The GTK tools seem clunky and broken Qt options need more investigation Node.js with a GUI – might be cool Stick with C++, Python etc bindings for desktop Use Java, C++, Objective-C or HTML5 for Phones The search continues...

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