Pokki developed by OpenCandy is a framework built on Chromium that allows developers to build basic applications using standard web technologies. It also provides a common platform same like app store or more precise Google Chrome’s web store to assemble apps and make available publicly. Pokki currently has apps for Gmail, Facebook, Groupon, eBay, the WSJ, Living Social, and Twitter and added two new music-focused Pokkies, Grooveshark and Rdio.
- An interface that makes it easy for users to access apps and notifications
- A framework that enables web developers to build great desktop apps
- A store for users to find apps thus connecting users and developers
Using Pokki as an interface you will find some exciting features while using its apps like Facebook, Gmail, etc. First, these applications support nice notification tags in the menu bar and are also handy by design When you click on one app it will pop up in a small window that you can use to access your Facebook wall, Gmail inbox, or whatever other application you’ve installed and as soon as you click outside of the Pokki, and it disappears.
Pokki’s web store also offers you apps for your usage so that you need not to open web browser to go to your favorite sites like Facebook, Twitter or reading your new mails.
To use Pokki, you need to install the basic framework first, but this will come bundled with all Pokki apps. After that you can use the prebuilt apps or can create your own apps.
Pokki can be fun, can be an earning platform or can be a resource store. It offers you many functionalities and it’s also light weighted. Currently Pokki works on Windows platform but its support for MAC OX will be available soon.