31
Aug

With only a few hours to spare, I just tagged version 1.0.11. Yay! And after a final bit of testing, I also submitted it to the ADC2. Now PackRat’s fate lies in your hands, dear reader — I hope you like it, and if you do, please vote for it! I’d love to have the [...]

I wish I could already show off the app logo/icon. Over the past few days, we — that is, Sander, Rob and I — have been discussion different versions of Sander’s sketches, and finally zeroed in on a design we all liked best. Today Sander has show us a beautifully shaded version of that design. [...]

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26
Aug

I’ve said before that part of the reason for me writing this Android app is because I want to use it myself. I figured now that it’s pretty much completed, the best real world test I can put it to is to feed it my own collections. So that’s what I proceeded to… Granted, I [...]

24
Aug

As the Android Developer blog reveals, the Android Developer Challenge 2 is now open for submissions. The key thing to remember is that all submissions must be entered by 11:59:59pm Pacific Time in the United States on August 31, 2009. If your applications are not submitted by that time, they won’t be eligible for participation. [...]

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23
Aug
stored in: Development and tagged: ,

I have to admit, I was a bit worried. Early on in the development process for this app, I asked a designer I know if he would like to create a logo/app icon for PackRat. He agreed, but his life turned out to be a bit more exciting than he’d planned, and that didn’t work [...]

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If you’re anything like me, then you collect a lot of stuff. But I don’t collect just any old stuff — I collect CDs, books, movies, games… well, pretty much any form of media. Books and CDs present a particular problem to me, mostly because I already have a lot of each: I’m never entirely [...]

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As this day draws to a close for me, I find myself wondering how much actual effort this little project has been so far. I’m a sucker for useless statistics. I hope you are, too… otherwise the following might bore you. It’s fairly hard to quantify the effort I invested into this project in terms [...]

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18
Aug

Right. I’ve decided to reveal bits of what this particular website is about in a piecemeal fashion over the course of the next few days. Since becoming self-employed, I’ve spent my time doing mostly two things: trying to get more paid work lined up for the next months, and getting ready an app for this [...]

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13
Aug
stored in: Website News and tagged:

Nothing to see here (yet). That’ll likely change in the next week or three. Come back regularly, or subscribe to the RSS feed!

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