[lively-kernel] Try DBJr (HyperCard-like stacks in Lively Kernel)
alan.nemo at yahoo.com
Thu May 3 15:51:20 CEST 2012
This is nice! We should join forces -- we actually need a "DBjr" kind of media that can make "universal pages" i.e. anything desktop publishing can do, but also programmable ...
> From: Astrid Thomschke <astrid.thomschke at googlemail.com>
>To: "<lively-kernel at hpi.uni-potsdam.de>" <lively-kernel at hpi.uni-potsdam.de>
>Sent: Thursday, May 3, 2012 12:21 AM
>Subject: Re: [lively-kernel] Try DBJr (HyperCard-like stacks in Lively Kernel)
>Hi everyone -
>I once built a HyperCard implementation in LivelyKernel myself, which
>can be found here:
>Initially this was supposed to be a demo implementation to see how
>good LivelyKernel works on iPad - or more how well our progress on
>bringing LivelyKernel to the iPad is going (I'm part of a bachelors
>project which implements collaborative and mobile features). However,
>thinking about the functionality of the background, it kind of ended
>up in implementing morph diffing and merging for the PartsBin, which
>is still WIP...
>On 2 May 2012 21:49, Casey ransberger <casey.obrien.r at gmail.com> wrote:
>> HyperCard, for every computer. Holy cow!
>> Oh the times they are a-changin'...
>> On Apr 30, 2012, at 2:39 PM, Ted Kaehler <Ted at vpri.org> wrote:
>>> DynaBook Junior (DBJr) is an end-user authoring system in the tradition of HyperCard, SuperCard, and Visual Basic. If you remember HyperCard, you will recognize the concept of a page, a background, and a stack. Load this page in Chrome:
>>> DBJr lets you store information freeform without the restrictions of a database. You customize the action of a button by writing a script. It is even possible to make games and other mini-applications.
>>> The world has a demo stack that explains DBJr. You can make a new stack with
>>> From that stack, you can use the user interface to add and delete pages, drop in morphs of any kind, and move morphs to the background.
>>> I built DBJr originally in Squeak, and ported it to Lively Kernel. Many thanks to the Liver Kernel team.
>>> --Ted Kaehler. (Viewpoints Research)
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