Make A Chrome App in 5 minutes

Making a Chrome App and an Extension is actually a fairly simple task. All you have to know is a few required fields and the JSON syntax.


Download the examples used in the video here:


http://www.tinkernut.com/demos/347_chrome.zip


Further Learning:

http://www.json.org/

http://developer.chrome.com/dev/extensions/getstarted.html

https://developers.google.com/apps-script/publishing_chrome_web_store

https://developers.google.com/apps-script/execution_web_apps

http://www.labnol.org/software/create-chrome-apps-extensions/27958/

Cool Geek Stuff – May 16th, 2012

Cool geek stuff for the week of May 16th, 2012
VIEW AND VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE LINKS!
http://www.tinkernut.com/tinkernerdz

Tutorial of the week:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rY6byKbAgGQ
Install the Android OS on a PC using VirtualBox

Game of the week:
http://www.realmofthemadgod.com/
Realm of the Mad God is a massively co-op 16-bit action RPG that drops you into the thick of the fight in a world overwhelmed by monsters

Cool Site of the week:
http://www.youtubedisco.de/
Mix and Remix Youtube videos and become your own internet VJ!

Partner Project 13: Mobile Apps

In part 13 of the Partner Project, we discuss different options for making your website or Youtube channel mobile by showing you paid and free options for making mobile apps for your content.

For those interested in coding your own apps from scratch, here’s the links to the individual developer portals for each phone:

For Apple: http://developer.apple.com/ ($99)
For Windows Phone 7: http://create.msdn.com/en-US/ ($99)
And forJava Phones (which is essentially all dumb phones): http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/index-jsp-135888.html ($0)
And here’s the free App creator programs available:
AppInventor (Android): http://info.appinventor.mit.edu
Andromo (Android): http://www.andromo.com – splits add revenue with you 50/50
AppMakr (Android, iOS, WP7): http://www.appmakr.com
Conduit (All Smartphone Platforms): http://mobile.conduit.com – splits add revenue with you after your app becomes popular
If you’re using the app for a Youtube channel, here’s an extra tips to help you along:
To embed your Youtube Channel as an RSS feed, use this format:
feed://gdata.youtube.com/feeds/users/YOUR_CHANNEL/uploads
Where YOUR_CHANNEL is the name of your Youtube channel.