Sunday, May 22, 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/

Wednesday, April 20, 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.


Sunday, December 26, 2021

Creative Book Builder v5.6

New features:

1. Configure font color (enable or not) in book style

2. Show text statistics (# of nouns, verbs, etc.) by paragraph, markdown, page and book

3. Import Blogger: add published date to the content

4. Embed YouTube playlist

5. Storage: quickly delete all generated files for books

6. Support WebP image file

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

8. Bug fix

Friday, November 26, 2021

WidgetGrid - Turn Google Spreadsheets into Widgets on the 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

Monday, August 16, 2021

Creative Book Builder v5.5

New features:

1. Publish book online using Static.app

2. Bug fix

Monday, July 26, 2021

Publish your books online

Creative Book Builder can generate HTML5 books that can be viewed in any browser or Creative Book Reader. There is a new service called Static.app which provides one-click solution for static website. It is super easy to publish your books online using Static.app for FREE. You can just send the link to anyone for viewing in the browser.

How to host your books using Static.app:

1. Open Creative Book Builder to export your book as HTML5 book in zip file format
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 your book

Here is the demo:

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

Friday, May 21, 2021

Creative Book Builder v5.4

New features:

1. WYSIWYG book style editor

2. Option to delete custom font files in book (book style -> custom font files)

3. Size Picker: pick recent used size from history

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

5. Bug fix