[Laszlo-dev] Question concerning Cumby FlashLite enabled Devices
henry.minsky at gmail.com
Sat Jan 12 05:44:52 PST 2008
There was a note a few months back that someone had gotten an app to run
without modification it seems:
Begin forwarded message:
>>> From: Bryan Stearns <stearns at eliot.com>
>>> Date: October 12, 2007 4:18:44 AM EDT
>>> To: temkin at laszlosystems.com
>>> Subject: Hey! it works!
>>> Hi David,
>>> It's 1:16AM: here's what's happening:
>>> - A while back, heard about Chumby - I'm sure you've heard of it
>>> by now, too. I put myself on their "keep me posted" mailing list.
>>> - A week or so ago, they finally let me order one.
>>> - It arrived today. I spent an hour playing with it, then decided
>>> to look at how to create Flash movies for it.
>>> - I spent a couple of hours trying to get "ming" to built a non-
>>> empty .swf that did anything, without crashing. Not successful -
>>> took my girlfriend for pizza.
>>> - After pizza, and some TV, and the late news, I decided to poke
>>> at it some more. Quickly gave up on "ming", decided to look at
>>> - About *twenty minutes ago*, I remembered that OpenLaszlo
>>> produces Flash! I downloaded 4.0.5, wrote a hello-world, tried it
>>> in a browser, hit the button to deploy SOLO, dug a SWF out of the
>>> resulting ZIP, and scp'd it to the Chumby, et voila! eureka! waa-
>>> (ok, so it's only a green background with "hello, world" written
>>> on it, but I inadvertently left a "<window/>" in it, so my Chumby
>>> has a little window frame that I can drag around the touchscreen
>>> with my finger! how cool is that?!)
>>> I'm heading for bed now, but wanted to let you know of my great
>>> out-of-the-box experience with OpenLaszlo (even though the box
>>> was small). Who knows, maybe Chumby will open up a new market for
>>> Hope all's well in your world.
On Jan 12, 2008 3:16 AM, Michael Kroll <m.kroll at mac.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> does anyone have experience with those chumby devices available at
> They are capable of runing flash lite apps. Maybe OL apps can be used
> with those devices as well.
> Thank you for your input,
hminsky at laszlosystems.com
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