The documentation you will find here is (or will be over time) a collection of help files and guides mostly focused on the making of pafsShort for and refers to a portable application that adheres to and complies with the PortableApps.com Format™. Read this for more.
I'll be using this term in reference henceforth. . Because I am only just one man who has to live outside of my computer, this will take sometime to finish (if ever) so please forgive me on it's incompleteness. This will also serve as a reference/cheat-sheet for those (I know I'll need it, which is partly why I've started this) who need a quick reminder on certain functions and macros for use within the
I've started this because the documentation which is supplied with palAgain for this site, I'll be using PAL in reference to PortableApps.com Launcher from now on. by PortableApps.com doesn't have, in my opinion, any solid information on the power and complexities it's framework has. So I've taken it upon myself to begin working on this unofficial guide to making a PAF with PAL. I assume that you've read and gone over the offical documentation because if you haven't then you're going to have a rough time understanding certain topics that I'll be discussing considering I will be referencing from it as well.
Aside from the growing populous at PortableApps.com, there is a small community of enthusiasts on the Discord chat platform that will be more then happy to help answer any of the questions that may arise during your quest for PAF enlightenment if you cannot find what you are looking for here.
If you haven't already, download the required applications and files you will need before you proceed with making a PAF with this site. Grab a build of PortableApps.com Installer, PortableApps.com Launcher Generator, and a build of NSIS Portable, you can find the download links to these files below.
I use a modified variant of PAL which I'm currently developing. You can visit the GitHub project page here. It has the makings for better PAF development as the official version hasn't had any updates in several years.