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Where’s George Modified Design

  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

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Viand Sync Diary #4 – More Notes

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

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Viand Sync Diary #3 – Notes

Some “visual” notes on Viand syncing.

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Viand Sync Diary #2 – Refreshing

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

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Viand Sync Diary #1 – Overview

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

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Quantity Displayed vs. Quantity Saved

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

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Reappearing List Items

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

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Viand Alpha – Phase 1

I gave my wife a copy of Viand to test out in “single mode” several days ago (no sync, no sharing). She appears to like it and has added custom items to the database. I’ve noticed three minor issues that I’ll have to … Continue reading

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Buy Before Add

On the Add Item screen the “Save to Add list” option is selected by default. Somehow this workflow didn’t seem right. Let’s say you’re on the Add screen, searching for an item to add to your Buy list. You can’t … Continue reading

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Quantity Data Binding

Right now when a new item is added to one of the item lists it has a default quantity of one. On the Buy list you can increase an item’s quantity in increments of one (you might want to buy … Continue reading

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