Monday, May 23, 2022

Insert Mathematical Equations into Google Forms Easier

TextForms app introduces a new way to insert mathematical equations into Google Forms much easier. You can just type equations in KaTex format (https://katex.org/) in plain text. TextForms will convert equations into image when submitting to Google Forms. TextForms also provides an equation editor to edit equations with reference of functions defined in KaTex. 




Here is demo video:


TextForms supports iOS, Android and web. Check this out: https://text-forms.web.app/

Saturday, April 23, 2022

TextForms - Text to Google Forms Generator

TextForms app is the fastest way to create Google Forms. It transforms plain text with intuitive tags into Google Forms and automates some editing tasks. You can create forms in any text editor instead of bothering with complex UI. 


Fast & Familiar 
Just typing like writing a document and using keyboard shortcuts 

Intuitive Tags 
All tags are enclosed with square brackets and use full name for easier understanding, e.g. [Question] stands for question title and description, [Multiple Choice] stands for multiple choice's options, etc.

Google Drive Storage 
All the text documents are stored in Google Drive folder 

Instant Preview
Form preview is displayed instantly when typing text 

Manage Content Easier 
Just cut, copy & paste text to duplicate, move or delete items 

Effective Validation 
All the stuffs are validated before submitting to Google Forms 

Outline 
Jump to different parts of content faster 

Automatically Saved 
All changes in text documents are automatically uploaded to Google Drive 

Linked Forms 
Update Google Forms according to the specified Form ID

Here is demo video:


TextForms app supports iOS, Android and Web now.


Tuesday, January 4, 2022

TouchAppCreator v4.4

New features:

1. Preview web app in different device's frame (iPad only)

2. Customize the content's width (control page margin)

3. Reset style (alignment and font) for the whole page or web app

4. Show text statistics (# of nouns, verbs, etc.) by paragraph, markdown, page and web app

5. Import Blogger: add published date to the content

6. Embed YouTube playlist

7. Support WebP image file

8. Web app style UI enhancement

9. Fix bug for keyboard shortcuts (copy, cut, paste)

10. Bug fix

Monday, November 29, 2021

WidgetGrid - No-code Platform for iOS widgets on home screen

WidgetGrid is a new way to turn Google Spreadsheets into data-driven widgets on the home screen. You can start from templates to create widgets. You can edit your data in spreadsheets and customize the design of all kinds of widgets in WidgetGrid.

You can download WidgetGrid for FREE via App Store: 

https://apps.apple.com/app/widgetgrid/id1586316173

Here is demo video:

Features

  • Choose from layouts: Grid View, List View, Card View, Chart View
  • Start from templates: Project Tracker, Class Attendance, etc.
  • Start from your own spreadsheets
  • Change style including background color, background image, font style, font size, font color, alignment, and line limit
  • Support all kinds of widgets: Small, Medium, Large and Extra Large
  • Tap item in widget to show item detail or any links that defined in item record
  • Change mapping of data from widget components to column within spreadsheet
  • Launch spreadsheet to edit source data
  • Edit title and item records, and then synchronize the update back to spreadsheet
  • Support line chart, bar chart, pie chart and doughnut chart

Wednesday, August 18, 2021

TouchAppCreator v4.3

New features:

1. Publish web app online using Static.app

2. Bug fix

Monday, July 26, 2021

Publish your web apps online

There is a new service called Static.app which provides one-click solution for static website: just drag-n-drop zip file. It is super easy to publish web app generated by TouchAppCreator online using Static.app for FREE.

How to host your web app using Static.app:

1. Open TouchAppCreator to export web app as zip file 
2. Go to Static.app and create an account if you do not have
3. Upload zip file
4. Change title (also change subdomain if you want)
5. Finally, browse web app

Here is the demo:


If you want to use custom domain, you can consider to join Static.app's yearly plan or monthly plan.

Wednesday, May 26, 2021

TouchAppCreator v4.2

New features:

1. Option to delete custom font files in web app (app style -> custom font files)

2. Size Picker: pick recent used size from history 

3. Import Blogger: support embedded youtube video & import xml content (backup from blogger)

4. Bug fix