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Have you ever wanted (or needed) to create your own app for webOS?

I did.

My aim was to create custom apps to launch websites or local html/css/javascript files.  Read on for…

What I did:

Since I knew nothing about Mojo or Enyo, I went looking for a simple template app that I could customize as required using nothing but a text editor and Jason Robitaille’s IpkPackager. But if such a template exists, I couldn’t find it. So I created one. You can get it over at .

Go explore the template app!

The template app contains a set of detailed instructions and the files are commented to make them easy to understand.

The app also contains instructions for launching local files rather than a website. The idea is to make it as simple as possible to create apps for webOS using regular html, css, and javascript. If the learning curve isn’t as steep, perhaps more users will be able to help themselves.

If you make improvements to the template, please fork the repository and contribute!

If you have questions or comments, visit the story thread over at .

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