SIDEBAR
»
S
I
D
E
B
A
R
«
Palm pre?
August 12th, 2009 by myhip

We’ve recently begun looking at the Palm pre SDK, and the webOS platform.

In less than a week we had ported over 9… err 8 (one is waiting on a bug to be fixed) of our existing iPhone apps.

We’ve encountered a problem in porting with one of our most popular iPhone apps, “Mind Reader on myHIP”. Problem: The app makes use of a standard HTML method for in page positioning called “fixed anchors”, however, there’s a bug in Palm’s HTML engine that is ignoring “named anchors”, thereby making it impossible to position a page to it’s named anchor.

So this code, won’t work properly… (opening “<" omitted for readability) a name="top">
img somefile.png height=440>
a href=”#page2″>next page
a name=”page2″>
img someotherfile.png height=440>
a href=”#top”>previous page

We haven’t decided if we will release apps for Palm pre. We are waiting until further info becomes available about the business agreements between developers and Palm.


Comments are closed

»  Substance:WordPress   »  Style:Ahren Ahimsa