Re: Gnome-Shell and Javascript Canvas

Hey Alex, you could also look into SeedKit��which will give you a WebKit View for the UI plus low-level access to system services.

2011/8/21 alex diavatis <alexis diavatis gmail com>
:(�Yes I had read that, I was hopping that they had support on canvas, it would be awesome...
Would be actually really awesome if there was something like integrated browser...

Anyway Jasper, as I read also your extension hacking good luck with that, looks nice.
Thank you for info.

- alex

On Sun, Aug 21, 2011 at 9:26 PM, Jasper St. Pierre <jstpierre mecheye net> wrote:
The Shell is not based on HTML5, just _javascript_. There is, however,
St.DrawingArea which provides native access to cairo, the API of which
is extremely similar to <canvas>.

On Sun, Aug 21, 2011 at 1:56 PM, alex diavatis
<alexis diavatis gmail com> wrote:
> Hello,
> I guess I ll make a dummy question here. I was hacking some shell extensions
> a bit, it is easy and you have done fantastic job, but it was not what I was
> looking for. I'm not interested making extensions to add *system*
> functionality to the Shell. On the contrary I'm very interested if I could
> use the <canvas> HTML element inside the Shell. I have some Apps (RSS
> readers, Shares and Bonds Finance Apps) that are made for Chromium.
> Everything is rendering inside the 2d context of canvas.
> Is it possible to make these apps run inside Shell? I know I may be dreaming
> to ask this, but imagine the possibilities to can run _javascript_ Canvas
> Applications inside Shell with access to the hardware.. Sick :)
> Anyway, I am waiting for an answer, even if I already know it :(
> - alex
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