Category Archives: Side Projects
Over the years I’ve played many computer games about US presidential elections, games like Doonesbury Election Game: Campaign ’96, The Political Machine, and President Forever. They were entertaining but ultimately degenerated into a state-by-state resource grind. In 2012 I started development … Continue reading
Here’s the original design for Where’s George I’ve decided to modify the design to allow the app to handle more than one pet. The background color indicate a pet’s location (in the mockups below, green indicates outside while blue indicates … Continue reading
Some 3D printed pieces for a rock climbing game prototype I’m working on.
Some quick notes that I jotted down about syncing a single database between two app instances. Each app’s database will have a unique ID Generated at app startup if it doesn’t already exist Where stored? App Functions Create Account – … Continue reading
Some “visual” notes on Viand syncing.
Syncing data between the device and the cloud will happen at two times: Automatically when the application starts Automatically when the application comes to the foreground Manually when the user makes the refresh gesture on either list While I continue … Continue reading
My wife’s been using Viand for several month’s now with no major issues (there is one minor issue related to text size that I’ll have to fix before I push to the App Store). The final piece is syncing so … Continue reading
Sometimes when saving an item to the Buy screen the quantity saved is one less than the quantity displayed. On the Add Item screen I’m displaying the floating point slider quantity as a single digit without the decimal values using … Continue reading
While using Viand my wife told me that items she had previously bought were reappearing on the Buy list mysteriously. I finally had some time to look into it. Turns out it’s not so mysterious. When I create an item it’s … Continue reading