Xenon, another wrapper like node-webkit

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Post » Mon Jul 08, 2013 2:37 am

Actually, it's not free, I have a mac I would like to try this trial. Using space blaster game.

http://www.multidmedia.com/software/xenon/
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Post » Mon Jul 08, 2013 3:14 am

Pros:
-It can hide source code, it outputs one .exe, if you open it with notepad, you can't see HTML tags, it's totally binary.
-You can use Application Information.
-You can use Application Properties such as Icon. (Resource Hacker not needed).
-You can edit windows size and position.
-Offers API like shaking window, advanced file system, screen capture, Network like IP address, Access Hard Drive, Prompt restart computer, etc.

Cons:
-It only works in Mac computer.
-Fails to run on Windows OS.
-Not free (It's expensive).
-No Linux support.

Comments:
Same FPS like Chrome does. I haven't tested with WebGL effects.
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Post » Mon Jul 08, 2013 3:30 am

Sounds cool but if it only runs on mac then uh..next :)
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Post » Mon Jul 08, 2013 3:51 am

@Tokinsom, It actually exports to Windows but I couldn't run it. They will release windows version for next year.Joannesalfa2013-07-08 03:52:24
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Post » Mon Jul 08, 2013 9:16 am

It lacks Linux support and is pretty expensive, whereas node-webkit is free, so I doubt we'll ever officially support this. Node-webkit can do most of those things you listed too, even if we haven't added integration for them yet.
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Post » Mon Jul 08, 2013 10:20 am

You can try Pokki too (based on chromiun like other) you have a nice built in-app with construct2 too ;)
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Post » Mon Jul 08, 2013 10:20 pm

@ThunderZ, not really, it's simple HTML5 application. It doesn't output files.
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