Hi Jaymie _ thanks for asking about this. The issue is still present but we have learned to live with it.
The vuo patch is attached along with a VDMX project - which sends the syphon and osc controls.
If its useful to look into this from a Vuo view then it would be great to hear your thoughts but its not a pressing issue.
Let me know if things need more explanation.
Thanks for those links, the 2nd one is what i was hoping for but without the need to store values. Basically a separate UI window that is automatically generated from the published inputs when you export to an app. This was a feature or QuartzBuilder, the kineme app that built apps from QC comps and i was expecting vuo apps to have the same functionality. It really does add a lot to the usefulness of being able to create separate apps, i guess for now i'll look using OSC to intract with app.