Download NIM Tool Applications from the Website

April 26, 2012

Now that I have created the Pocket Notes on the Go Tool for:

  • Web
  • Desktop – Windows
  • Desktop – Mac
  • iPhone/iPad device (waiting developer approval via UNC)
  • android device
  • Online demo

I need to allow the user to either

  1. go to the marketplace to download the apps(iTunes or google play)
  2. or allow the user to download the software from the site.

Since Apple only allows you to install from the iTunes store, the website will be setup to only allow us to provide downloads for the desktop applications. The Apple and Android device apps will send the user to the respective marketplaces.

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Using dmgCreator to package AIR apps on MAC Or How to create a native Mac installer file for an adobe AIR application?

April 25, 2012

Once I had figured out how to package the PocketNotes AIR application for windows, I then had to address the same issues on apple desktop machines. I thought I was in the money when I googled on the topic and found this site by Serge Jespers on package-assistant-pro. Unfortunately it was built for AIR 2 so I moved on.

I googled for a dmg creator and finally settled on a simple package called dmgCreator which is available on sourceforge. “Creates compressed and internet enabled DMG files, i.e. for software distribution” which is all that I wanted to do.
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