Friday, September 12, 2014

Intel XDK - Grab the latest September release

After the July 2014 release, the September 2014 SDK was released (Intel XDK - Release - 2014
September 08 v1332) recently.
Plugins and Services integration especially for games development with HTML5 was the
high point of the July release.

Read previous posts if you have missed:
Details of July release here:
http://hodentek.blogspot.com/2014/08/jump-start-your-cross-platform-app.html

Types of project you can create with Intel XDK here:
http://hodentek.blogspot.com/2014/08/project-options-for-cross-platform-apps.html

Creating a ListView type of cross-platform app with Intel XDK here:
http://hodentek.blogspot.com/2014/09/creating-listview-type-of-cross.html

Step-by-step procedure to create a ListView cross-platform app with a template here:
http://hodentekmobile.blogspot.com/2014/09/creating-projects-with-intel-xdk.html

New features in the September release are:
Improvements to Live Development
  •    Live Development in Develop tab has been changed. Simultaneous editing and previewing  within  browsers or devices now possible.
  • Run my APP lets you test your app on the emulator in a separate window or on the Android       connected to an USB port. This allows access to  test native device functionality.
  •  Live Layout allows you to test your app's UI over WiFi on Android and iOS devices.
  •  App Security API's first release aid in providing security for on-device app data and      storage.     
Other related improvements:
  •      Updated App Preview
  •      Deprecated App Games Interfaces
  •      New Samples to illustrate Ads and Monetization
  •      Improvements to UI for Cardova plugins(App Security & Dolby Audio)
  •      Bug fixes

Download the new release from here:
https://software.intel.com/en-us/html5/tools

Downloaded file name: xdk_web_win_master_1332  
File size: 128MB

Double click the above file to install. You need not remove the previous version to install.
When you launch IntelSDK from its shortcut on the taskbar, you may get a message to update your most recent application on the old SDK followed by a login screen.

Release information here:
https://software.intel.com/en-us/html5/articles/release-notes-information-intel-xdk
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