Guikachu 1.5.10: GNOME Resource editor for PalmOS projects
Posted on: 10/07/2006 08:03 PM

Guikachu 1.5.10 has been released

Dear users of both large and small computing tools,

A new unstable release of Guikachu is available.

About Guikachu
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Guikachu is a GNOME application for graphical editing of resource files for PalmOS-based pocket computers. The user interface is modelled after Glade, the GNOME UI builder.

Catch it all from http://cactus.rulez.org/projects/guikachu/

Features
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* Uses GNOME-VFS, you can load files from anywhere, e.g. from the Web, from an SMB share, from a tarball.
* Exporting to/importing from PilRC .rcp files
* Support for non-Palm PilRC targets (like the eBookMan)
* Support for the following PalmOS resource types:
- String and string list resources
- Dialog resources
- Menu resources
- Form resources
- Bitmap resources
- Per-application resources (e.g. version number)
* WYSIWYG Form Editor, with drag drop capability and visual resizing
* Flexible, complete undo support
* Sample file with sample GNU PalmOS SDK-based application
* Documentation (a complete user's manual)

About this release
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We really need to get Guikachu 2.0 out the door ASAP, so here's a new release that's actually a release candidate for 2.0.

* Windows port improvements:
- Icon for the executables
- Nullsoft (NSIS) installer script
* Menu editor preview fixes
* GCC 4.1 compilation fixes

Guikachu uses the GNOME 2 platform, particularly the GNOMEmm and GTKmm C++ bindings. It can also be compiled for Windows 2000 and later, using the MinGW POSIX-like runtime. Please see README-win32.txt for details. To actually create the PalmOS resource files, you will also need PilRC (part of the GNU PalmOS SDK) to compile the .rpc files produced by Guikachu.



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