§25.12. Using Inform with Vorple

"Vorple" is an innovative system by Juhana Leinonen for allowing web-based Inform stories to make use of web controls and other gadgets. Using Vorple, a story can in principle have an entirely different user interface, and can make much better use of CSS styling, interface to Javascript libraries, and so on.

At time of writing, "Vorple" is limited to Z-machine stories only, but it's hoped to bring it to Glulx stories too by 2015. Further information can be found at its home page:


In the mean time, users can get started with Vorple by downloading the Vorple extensions (available on the Public Library), and by using the release instruction:

Release along with the "Vorple" interpreter.

which is included with the current build of Inform.

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