Free Template Tuesday #36 – Tumult Hype “Orientation”

Orientation Thumbnail — iPhone EmojiNow that the 2020 edition of A Book About Hype was published, what to do about those templates? Well, initially, the plan was to stop creating them. Instead, energy was focused on the Widgets app. But after a recent visit to the Hype forums, it looks like detecting the device orientation was an issue. That’s an easy fix… right? That should be an easy template to make… right?!

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Free Template Tuesday #35 – Tumult Hype “Webpage”

Hype Logo Illustrated — With Color SplashCreating websites, it’s a strange profession. The Internet has matured to the point where people rarely get excited about a new website launch. It seems best you can hope for is to keep the complaints to a minimum. The projects can be extremely expensive and time consuming too. Is Hype a better way to build a website? While working on A Book About Hype, this was a question I intended to answer.

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Free Template Tuesday #34 – Tumult Hype “Jump”

Jump Template — Image ThumbnailCan Hype be used to make games? That was one of the primary objectives for A Book About Hype. Hype 4 introduced the Physics API — a way to leverage Matter.js inside your Hype projects. Yet, it’s next-level JavaScript. It’s tough on the brain. Most people use Hype because they don’t want to code. That’s why we haven’t seen too many games built by Hype. This week’s “Jump” template aims to change that. While there is programming involved, it’s not too terrible.

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Free Template Tuesday #33 – Tumult Hype “Jigsaw”

Hype Jigsaw ThumbnailMany years ago, back in the Guild Wars days, there used to be a cute jigsaw puzzle game on this website. Sadly, it was based in Flash — and Flash is dead. As time passed, I had forgotten about the game… both Guild Wars and the jigsaw puzzle. But with Hype 4’s new vector features, the jigsaw has returned. That’s what this weeks free Tumult Hype template is about. Hype is now powerful enough to create HTML5 based jigsaw puzzles.

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Free Template Tuesday #32 – Tumult Hype “Dark Mode”

Light Mode / Dark Mode — macOS Preferences — ThumbnailOne of the problems with adding “Dark Mode” to your website are those glaring white boxes. You know it when you see it, those pieces of content that simply weren’t designed for low-light conditions. While text and pictures can easily be adjusted, what about interactive content? That’s a little more complex, which is why “Dark Mode” is the topic of this week’s free Tumult Hype template.

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