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By Daniel Worthington

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Cupcake is a small tool used for manipulating color codes when making web pages or writing code. Simply select a color code in your favorite editor and press a key combination. Cupcake will show you a color picker for that code, along with a history or recently used colors and saved favorites.

Who might find this useful:
• Designers who write code (HTML, CSS, and Cocoa).
• Developers who work with colors.

• Works practically anywhere you can select text (use your favorite editor).
• Very fast workflow for manipulating color codes. Much simpler than switching between your editor and Photoshop, using copy and paste, or writing down color codes.
• Save your favorite colors, e.g. “website link color.”
• Keeps a history of your recently used colors.
• Quick Adjust picker for making small changes to saturation and brightness using only the keyboard.
• Supports common color code formats used in web design and Cocoa (Hex, CSS RGB, CSS HSL, NSColor, UIColor, and CGColor).
• Select an entire line or several lines of code and edit multiple color codes at once.

What's New in Version 1.0.2

• Added help window explaining service workflow and launching Keyboard Settings for you.
• Corrected the format of UIColor color codes.
• Fixed an issue where spaces and tabs at the beginning of a line would be removed.
• Fixed an issue where color history was not shared between service and app.
• Other minor bug fixes.


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Customer Reviews

Really Useful

This is a really useful app … needs support for SKColor from Apple’s Sprite Kit though

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  • $2.99
  • Category: Developer Tools
  • Updated:
  • Version: 1.0.2
  • Size: 2.1 MB
  • Language: English
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Compatibility: OS X 10.7 or later, 64-bit processor

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