Posts Tagged ‘Sprout’

Improved Sprout (v1.1)

Hey Sprout(which I talked about earlier) is in open beta now!!


Now anyone can try out the sprout builder and create the custom widgets. Here are some statistics about the SproutBuilder for the five weeks of closed private beta:

  • 5,000 users.
  • 17,000 sprouts.
  • 11 million sprout views.
  • Users from 30 countries.

Sprout (V 1.1) includes many new features such as:

  • A "save as" function so you can quickly clone your own sprout
  • templates so new users can quickly get started creating their first project
  • advanced text controls
  • MySpace external links
  • Hand tool to grab and move the canvas
  • A full list here!

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Have you ever wanted to add sophisticated dynamic content to your website of blog?

Dont know flash? Dont know Action Script? Dont want to hire professionals?

If the answer to anyone of the above is Yes then you would want to have a look at the "Sprout Builder". Sprout Builder is a Web Application built with Adobe Flex. Its very easy to make a Sprout using Sprout Builder’s friendly interface. Some salient features are:

  • Drag and Drop Interface.
  • Easily add videos, music, news feed, juke boxes, images, slide shows.
  • Use timer to control the display time of various objects.
  • Control opacity, links, and other effects of objects.
  • Publish on large number of sites or embed on your own.
  • Share sprouts.
  • View statistics about your sprouts.
  • Manage the sprout and instantly update all the sprouts that exist anywhere on the web.

The best part you can even use images, videos and music that resides on the web by specifying the URL. Although i lost my mouse pointer quite a few times while building the widgets but guess thats why its in Beta yet!! All in all a fun web app and a useful one too

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