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Chrome Extension Creator v 0.4 Progress

We are trying to release new minor versions of the program quite ofthen. This approach allows you to test and use new features of the tool.

List of completed tasks for 0.4 version:

  • Improved News Feed component. Fixed a couple of minor bugs.
  • Added HTML Box component. Now you can add any HTML code inside the popup.
  • Added News Feed component. It allows to show RSS or Atom news feeds from any sites.
  • Added Social Box component that can be used to provide fast access to the most popular social sites.
  • You can send use POST requests for Search Box and Menu Item components
  • Now you can edit component's border using standalone editor
  • A user can extend functionality of some components by writing custom JavaScript functions
  • A lot of minor but useful usability improvements and bug fixes.
 
Chrome Extension Creator v 0.3 Progress

While we collect feedback from you about most important features, we are working on minor improvements of the program.

List of completed tasks for 0.3 version:

  • Memory usage optimization
  • Fixed a couple of small errors related to user interface interaction
  • Changed encoding of manifest.json file to UTF-8
  • Added an ability to duplicate selected control using conext menu or toolbar button
  • Added an ability to enable Google Analytics tracking for your extensions.
  • Added an ability to align vertically and horizontally content of MenuItem control.
  • Improved Message Console.
  • Added file association for *.chromepr files.
 
Chrome Extension Creator v 0.2 Progress

We have released v. 0.1 yesterday. And today we are already working on 0.2 version. There was a couple of small development tasks that we have decided to postpone for the next versions. Now we are waiting for feedback from you regarding the main feature of the next version. So, it is good time to do minor, but necessary tasks. We will try to create road map for the project. So, you will be able to see our progress.

List of completed tasks for 0.2 version:

  • Localization of the project
  • Improved behavior of Icon File Chooser dialog from Property Editor, fixed minor problems with resource copying
  • Fixed problem with semi-transparent background repainting in some cases
  • Fixed problem with background color painting in Search Box component
  • Added in-place editors for some components. Now it is possible to edit Text property of Label and Menu Item components and Image path property of Image component using mouse double click
  • Added Placeholder text and Placeholder text color properties for Search Box component
  • Added an ability to remove components using drag and drop
  • If you point your mouse over an icon path, then small popup with icon preview will appear
  • Added an ability to align images horizontally and vertically
  • Added an ability to edit border for each component
  • Added Request Focus option to Search Box component
  • Fixed a couple of other small bugs in different parts of the project

 

 
Chrome Extension Creator v 0.2 Discussing

We are going to release the next version of the tool in a couple of weeks. At the moment we need to define most important feature of the next release. What it will be?

 

 


Key Feature of ver. 0.5