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GamesGuyTV
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Scratch offline for Chromebooks

Can we make one for chromebooks? (On Scratch 3.0) The reason why I suggest this is because Scratch 3.0 will be written in HTML 5

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Scratch offline for Chromebooks

GamesGuyTV wrote:

Can we make one for chromebooks? (On Scratch 3.0) The reason why I suggest this is because Scratch 3.0 will be written in HTML 5
Isn't Scratch allowed in Chromebooks already?


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Scratch offline for Chromebooks

Charles12310 wrote:

GamesGuyTV wrote:

Can we make one for chromebooks? (On Scratch 3.0) The reason why I suggest this is because Scratch 3.0 will be written in HTML 5
Isn't Scratch allowed in Chromebooks already?
This topic's title says "Scratch offline for Chromebooks"

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Charles12310
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Scratch offline for Chromebooks

Sheep_maker wrote:

Charles12310 wrote:

GamesGuyTV wrote:

Can we make one for chromebooks? (On Scratch 3.0) The reason why I suggest this is because Scratch 3.0 will be written in HTML 5
Isn't Scratch allowed in Chromebooks already?
This topic's title says "Scratch offline for Chromebooks"
But isn't offline also allowed on Chromebooks?


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Scratch offline for Chromebooks

No play the dinosaur game offline

I think Scratch is already on chromebooks and I think they'll continue to stay on chromebooks

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Sheep_maker
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Scratch offline for Chromebooks

Charles12310 wrote:

Sheep_maker wrote:

Charles12310 wrote:

GamesGuyTV wrote:

Can we make one for chromebooks? (On Scratch 3.0) The reason why I suggest this is because Scratch 3.0 will be written in HTML 5
Isn't Scratch allowed in Chromebooks already?
This topic's title says "Scratch offline for Chromebooks"
But isn't offline also allowed on Chromebooks?
There's no Scratch offline editor for Chromebooks though

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Charles12310
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Scratch offline for Chromebooks

Sheep_maker wrote:

Charles12310 wrote:

Sheep_maker wrote:

Charles12310 wrote:

GamesGuyTV wrote:

Can we make one for chromebooks? (On Scratch 3.0) The reason why I suggest this is because Scratch 3.0 will be written in HTML 5
Isn't Scratch allowed in Chromebooks already?
This topic's title says "Scratch offline for Chromebooks"
But isn't offline also allowed on Chromebooks?
There's no Scratch offline editor for Chromebooks though
proof?


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Scratch offline for Chromebooks

Charles12310 wrote:

Sheep_maker wrote:

Charles12310 wrote:

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There's no Scratch offline editor for Chromebooks though
proof?
Here; no download link for ChromeOS.

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mstone326
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Scratch offline for Chromebooks

It works online but there is no Scratch 2.0 offline editor. When I travel I bring my Chromebook and would love to use Scratch on the plane but I can't because there is no offline version.

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Scratch offline for Chromebooks

mstone326 wrote:

It works online but there is no Scratch 2.0 offline editor. When I travel I bring my Chromebook and would love to use Scratch on the plane but I can't because there is no offline version.
they will probably make one at Scratch 3.0

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Scratch offline for Chromebooks

aking_ wrote:

No play the dinosaur game offline

I think Scratch is already on Chromebooks and I think they'll continue to stay on chromebooks
Please stay on topic

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Scratch offline for Chromebooks

Chromebooks? Well, I would expect they have it on a Chromebook…
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Scratch offline for Chromebooks

Sheep_maker wrote:

Charles12310 wrote:

Sheep_maker wrote:

Charles12310 wrote:

snip
There's no Scratch offline editor for Chromebooks though
proof?
Here; no download link for ChromeOS.

I use Scratch on my Chromebook (now, in fact), but I use it online, on Google Chrome, as I can't download anything (school chromebooks). I would like this feature if it could be for when you have no internet. Support!

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GamesGuyTV
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Scratch offline for Chromebooks

mstone326 wrote:

It works online but there is no Scratch 2.0 offline editor. When I travel I bring my Chromebook and would love to use Scratch on the plane but I can't because there is no offline version.
the problem with making a Scratch 2.0 offline editor is that Scratch 2.0 is written in Flash/ActionScript, So that is very hard to do with Chromebooks, due to the dying Flash support.

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Scratch offline for Chromebooks

GamesGuyTV wrote:

mstone326 wrote:

It works online but there is no Scratch 2.0 offline editor. When I travel I bring my Chromebook and would love to use Scratch on the plane but I can't because there is no offline version.
the problem with making a Scratch 2.0 offline editor is that Scratch 2.0 is written in Flash/ActionScript, So that is very hard to do with Chromebooks, due to the dying Flash support.
I think you can download the SWF of Scratch and somehow embed it into your own webpage

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Scratch offline for Chromebooks

aking_ wrote:

No play the dinosaur game offline
ah yes what a wholesome alternative to scratch

before trying to answer this question, we have to break it down a bit. here's how chromebooks work: the only actual application you can access on the laptop is chrome*. basically, it runs on the internet–however, the other quote unquote “applications” are chrome extensions. these can be used online because they're html that's not published to a website. a scratch 3.0 extension would be quite possible because scratch 3.0 is html-based. this implies that the html can be attached to an extension and thus be used offline on a chromebook. so with 3.0, it is quite possible to do on a chromebook.

2.0 could probably work. packaging an swf into an html page is something that people do already on tons of websites including scratch itself–if you can run those sites within chrome, then i see no reason why one can't do the same thing with their own swf file.

1.x and below would be a bit ridiculous to pull off, but i guess you could technically package SqueakJS into a web browser and have the .image file ready in your storage.

*you have internal storage as well, but downloading an executable for example wouldn't work because there's nothing to open it with.

those are my thoughts.







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Scratch offline for Chromebooks

Support. ChromeOS isn't my main OS, but I do use it on my secondary laptop for school work.

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Sheep_maker
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Scratch offline for Chromebooks

Online websites can work offline, by the way. They can cache necessary files using web technologies such as the application cache (deprecated, but well supported) or service workers (only works on Chrome and Firefox atm)

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GamesGuyTV
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Scratch offline for Chromebooks

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Online websites can work offline, by the way. They can cache necessary files using web technologies such as the application cache (deprecated, but well supported) or service workers (only works on Chrome and Firefox atm)
exactly my thoughts

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