Components and tools for Cappuccino, an open source application development framework for developing web applications that look and feel like desktop applications.

Thursday, October 7th, 2010

PicsEngine: The latest great Cappuccino sample

Category: Cappuccino, Showcase

The Cappuccino community loves to build rich and beautiful applications. The latest example of this is PicsEngine 4.0 by Michael Villar. The application features a clean UI and nice drag and drop support.

Posted by Dion Almaer at 2:40 am
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3.7 rating from 34 votes

Thursday, May 13th, 2010

Your Cappuccino Apps Just Became Desktop Apps

Category: Announcements, Cappuccino

The 280 North crew just released NativeHost, an open source component that takes your Cappuccino applications and makes them desktop apps, without you having to write a line of code: Again, we feel that the ultimate distribution platform is the web, and that the desktop is almost a transitional necessity today. So with that in Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 4:47 pm

3 rating from 2 votes

Friday, April 23rd, 2010

Drawing Together with Cappuccino and Node.js

Category: Cappuccino, Comet, Node

Saikat Chakrabarti of Mockingbird is looking to make the tool collaborative. Along the way he wanted to test out tools to make this happen, and one test ended up with a collaborative drawing program using Node.js with WebSocket support from Socket.IO: , the actual interesting parts that are doing anything other than serving static files Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 12:16 am
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2.1 rating from 7 votes

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010

Cappuccino 0.8: auto-spriting, components, tools, and CommonJS

Category: Cappuccino

The Cappuccino team have gotten a new version of the toolkit available before JSConf. Version 0.8 comes with auto-spriting, new components, new tools, all on top of CommonJS and Jake. Check out some of the new components: and the rest: Automagic Image Spriting We alluded to this feature a little while ago when we first Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 3:54 pm
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4.5 rating from 13 votes

Monday, November 16th, 2009

280Atlas: Paid Beta Available

Category: Cappuccino

The long awaited 280Atlas keeps marching on to its full release. The milestone that the awesome 280North team have accomplished this weekend was paid beta. The tool is Mac only right now and the team interestingly created their own framework for taking a Web app and making it run on the desktop. Note the scrollbars Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 1:19 am

3.3 rating from 29 votes

Friday, November 6th, 2009

Mockingbird: Cappuccino-based visual mockup tool

Category: Cappuccino, Showcase

Mockingbird is a nice Cappuccino based tool that lets you quickly mockup a wire-frame on the Web. Fire it up, build out your “pages”, drag and drop your UI, and then share it with your clients!

Posted by Dion Almaer at 6:19 am

2 rating from 93 votes

Tuesday, September 29th, 2009

Cappuccino is a Push over

Category: Cappuccino, Examples

Elias Klughammer has implemented the Juggernaut push server in a Cappuccino app. Always nice to have an open source bare bones sample app for a marriage like this. Nothing beats looking at the source.

Posted by Dion Almaer at 6:11 am

2.7 rating from 46 votes

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2009 beautiful new Cappuccino app

Category: Cappuccino, Showcase

I am sitting in the JavaOne keynote watching the event in real-time through the new application, It aggregates tweets, links, photos and videos all in one nice interface. You will notice that the UI has an iTunes-like feel with the bottom timeline, and it looks great. I am starting to wonder if you have Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:47 am

3.5 rating from 41 votes

Wednesday, May 20th, 2009

Cappuccino 0.7: Aristo UI, Theme Engine, nib2cib, and more

Category: Cappuccino, Framework

The Cappuccino team has announced Cappuccino 0.7. There are some fairly big improvements: Aristo New Look Open Sourced Sofa has been working on a new look, and Aristo has been released to the world via PSD. It is very cool that the look and feel has been open sourced. All the controls have been updated Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 12:02 pm
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3.7 rating from 50 votes

Friday, May 1st, 2009

Francisco Tolmasky Starts Blogging and Jump-starts Profiling

Category: Cappuccino, Debugging, JavaScript, WebKit

It’s no secret that we’re mightily impressed with the fine work of the 280 North crew, what with 280 Slides, Cappuccino, Atlas, working with SOFA to make Aristo free for other projects to use, and that whole Objective-J thing which we’ll never use but we love nonetheless. ;-) Francisco Tolmasky, one-third of the team, started Read the rest…

Posted by Ben Galbraith at 1:08 pm

3.4 rating from 20 votes

Friday, April 24th, 2009

280Slides, Cappuccino, Atlas, and Aristo

Category: Atlas, Cappuccino, Component, Design, Video

Francisco Tolmasky presented on the latest goodies from 280North at JSConf. In the past we’ve given the 280North guys a bad time for talking about 280Slides and their other stuff using… Keynote. I don’t know if he used Keynote at JSConf, but Francisco published the slides using the 280Slides web-based presentation viewer, which is also Read the rest…

Posted by Ben Galbraith at 11:00 am

3.3 rating from 36 votes

Tuesday, February 24th, 2009

Big News from Cappuccino: Aristo and Atlas

Category: Cappuccino, Framework, Toolkit

As it turns out, the Cappuccino team has been busy hacking away on some very impressive stuff. Today at the Future of Web Apps Miami, they announced Aristo and Atlas. Aristo Cappuccino worked with the popular design firm Sofa to create Aristo, a new open-source look-and-feel that will be freely available, including the source PSD Read the rest…

Posted by Ben Galbraith at 5:20 pm

4.2 rating from 56 votes