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Post Posted May 22nd, 2015, 3:22 am

Sorry if this is the wrong part of the forum, I'm not sure where this should go.

I want to create a webapp that works on a desktop. With it's own program icon and stuff. Like this pacman: https://marketplace.firefox.com/app/pacman-canvas?src=search.

I found a few sources that seem to explain how to create a firefox OS app. But that's not what I want.
sources:
- https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/Apps/Quickstart/Build/Your_first_app
- https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/Apps/Build
And I tried a few things with the IDE in de developer edition, but can't figure it out.
From what I tried, is it true you can't use Iframes?

I also just want to run/install my app locally without using the marketplace.


Can anybody point me in the right direction/ get me started.

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Post Posted May 22nd, 2015, 3:31 am

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Post Posted May 22nd, 2015, 5:51 am

I believe the sources you found to create a Firefox OS app are what you want.

The Pacman you linked to installs and works on the desktop.

Sorry, I can't help you with your other questions.

Your questions might already be answered, or you might be able to get them answered in the mozilla.webapps mailing list. webapps Info Page

I would check the collection of prior posts before subscribing.
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Post Posted May 22nd, 2015, 7:12 pm

Maybe this: https://developer.mozilla.org/Marketplace/Options/Open_web_apps_for_desktop - it refers to "Web Runtime for Desktop"

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Post Posted May 24th, 2015, 9:27 pm

I found the answer here:
https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/Mar ... publishing

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