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February 2021
« on: February 28, 2021, 03:29:01 PM »
Here is a brief progress report on HN5 development for the month of February 2021.

The aim is to get the Chart demo project running inside HN5 Creator IDE.

The development is being carried out on a Windows 7 x64 machine with regular testing of HN5 on Linux(Ubuntu) and now OS X Catalina.

The development language is Free Pascal which should ensure HN5 will be able to run on a variety of older and newer Operating Systems.
The main targets being Windows, Linux and OS X.


(1) Card Window

The Chart project controls can be dragged and resized.
All 14 control types now show on the Card window for editing etc.
This works smoothly on both Windows and Linux.

Properties (toolbar) window still needs more work including tab panels and groups etc.

(2) Run Window

Started implementing the controls such as buttons etc on the Runtime window.


The current HN5 build works on
 - Windows x32 & x64, including XP x32,  7 x64, 10 x64
 - Ubuntu 18.04
 - Rapsberry Pi (Buster)
 - ReactOS - an x32 OS that can run many Windows apps.
 - OS X Yosemite and Catalina
 - macOS Big Sur, HN starts up but still has errors loading icons etc, so loading halts.
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