So I just got to know Adobe’s HTML5 extension builder and I am super excited to build some neat tools with it BUT! As I’ve tried to get deep with it, I’ve found out it’s considerably harder to even start a project for 2017’s suite, cause of a myriad of menial reasons.
So I will start explaining what I have faced so far.
1st the CEP folders changed, to this location
(Win User): C:\Users<username>\AppData\Roaming\Adobe\CEP\extensions
(Win System): C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\CEP\extensions
(Mac User): ∼/Library/Application Support/Adobe/CEP/extensions
(Mac System): /Library/Application Support/Adobe/CEP/extensions/
2nd the enabled version allowed on the default manifest is too low
so we need to change from
Host Name = “PHXS” Version = “[14,0 16.9]”
Host Name = “PHXS” Version = “14,0”
(or any defined version range we want)
3rd since extension manager is about to be killed apparently we would need to use the command lines to install our tool
but even knowing those things,
when I try to debug or even just run my panel in Photoshop, it’s not there, Eclipse opens PS normally without any error messages, but on the tab Window>Extensions… my tool’s button it’s just not there!
And when I try to build and install it (with the command lines) it says i got the error -159 and it cannot be installed
So my fellow programmers with fantastic artistic taste, if you are also interested on this fight would you kindly share with us your discoveries? Thanks!