Palm Ares SDK now in public beta

The web-based SDK from Palm known as Ares is no longer available to just selected developers, but has entered the public beta domain, basically opening the floodgates for anyone with some basic technical ability to churn out their own webOS app. Of course, the final results will probably be far from what a seasoned developer can churn out, but at least it ought to give you a sense of satisfaction knowing that you’re using your very own note-taker that you programmed instead of somebody else’s work. This service can be accessed via the web browser using Safari, Chrome or Firefox browsers from The other features are listed in the extended post.

  • Integrated development environment – drag-and-drop interface builder, code editor, visual debugger, log viewer, source control integration
  • Access to the full library of Mojo UI widgets
  • Push-button project & scene creation
  • Drag-and-drop file upload
  • Instant project upload & download
  • Preview apps in the browser
  • Run apps directly on the webOS emulator or device (requires SDK installation)

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