We have recently been working with Rhomobile to test and deploy some business class mobile apps. So far the testing has gone well, however the documentation at the Rhomobile site is lacking in some areas and has fallen behind the mainline development. The Rhomobile forums are also a good source of information but it is obvious Motorola is having some trouble keeping up with the developers that seem to be discovering this hidden gem (pun intended… Rho is ruby-centric).
As we learn more about developing with Rho, we have found some unique things about the environment. Here we post some notes and hints. We will add comments or extend the post with more hints as we come across them.
The following settings are the possible values in the 3.3.3 release:
- splash_screen=’zoom’ (default)
- splash_screen=’none’, android = no effect
- splash_screen=’hzoom’, android = no effect
- splash_screen=’vzoom’, android = no effect
- splash_screen=’hcenter’, android = no effect
- splash_screen=’vcenter’, android = no effect
Derived from the source in <installdir>
hodes-3.3.3\platforms\shared\common\SplashScreen.h and SplashScreen.cpp
There are developer notes in some “random forums” that this was re-factored in 3.3.3 to always zoom/stretch to fill the screen at all times (zoom).