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Pocket AMC Reader for Android 2.0alpha available [29.3.2016]
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VERSEAU44
PostPosted: 2016-12-20 15:27:01    Post subject: Reply with quote
View user's profile Send private message Hi sts85 & elman !

Thank you very much for replying so quickly ...

My RemoveBadChars script was not the latest version : it works fine now !!!!

Others questions between the two versions of PAR (Pocket AMC Reader) 1.9.1 and 2.0a2 :
. I've not the french translation for 2.0a2 : how to install it ?
. where can I watch comments for 2.0a2 ?
. is it possible to watch image extras (actors, etc) for both 1.9.1 and 2.0a2 ? The XML file contains the links AND 2014-08-26 19:47:20, you answer "Image extras are already supported" but ... how ?
. the history section of the firt Internet page on AMC POST does not explain the differences between 1.9.1 and 2.0a2 ... I've read on your 2016-03-29 22:01:03 POST : are there anothers evolutions ? Could you put them on history section ?

Thanks for your answer ...
Kind Regards
elman
PostPosted: 2016-12-21 23:52:10    Post subject: Reply with quote
View user's profile Send private message Hi, here are some answers.

VERSEAU44 wrote:
I've not the french translation for 2.0a2 : how to install it ?

I was planning on doing translations differently, but eventually didn't get to do it yet. So only way to do it now is copy translation files from older version and build it by yourself.

VERSEAU44 wrote:
Where can I watch comments for 2.0a2 ?

Version 2.0a2 is feature incomplete and a lot of features from older version is missing. So therefore no release notes are available at the moment. So far it is mostly rewrite of old code that would allow me to implement new features in the future (like custom fields). Biggest changes so far are:
- 2-pane tablet mode is supported,
- import is faster,
- tabs in details are removed and all info is on one page,
- you can swipe left/right between movies,
- posters are zoom-able by pinching.

VERSEAU44 wrote:
is it possible to watch image extras (actors, etc) for both 1.9.1 and 2.0a2?

Yes. Image extras are available by clicking on poster and then swiping left/right. In 1.9.1 poster is available in separate tab, in 2.0 click on poster at the top of the page.

VERSEAU44 wrote:
Are there anothers evolutions ?

Unfortunately no. At this moment I don't have time to work on this app. However version 2.0a2 was working quite all right for me, so I made it available. Also source code is available on Github, so if anyone is interested, he/she can continue my work.

Also another question was why this app is not available on Google Play. Well, Google removed the app because it was violating copyrights. Apparently I can't post screenshots with posters in it. Pretty stupid reason since this is movie cataloging app...
VERSEAU44
PostPosted: 2016-12-22 15:11:07    Post subject: Reply with quote
View user's profile Send private message THANKS a lot for your answers very clear, elman wink

And THANKS for your V 2.0a2 : great piece of soft grin kind

For translation, when you say
"copy translation files from older version and build it by yourself"
1/ I can not find the Pocket AMC Reader directory on my phone where there should be the translation files ...
2/ How to build it by myself (if it does not require any recompiling) ?

Last question ...
With 2.0a2, I do not have the impression that a reimport is automatic if the XML file changes : how to force it ?
To succeed, I deleted the data and cache application !
VERSEAU44
PostPosted: 2016-12-22 15:58:33    Post subject: Reply with quote
View user's profile Send private message Another question : http://forum.antp.be/phpbb2/viewtopic.php?t=6578
elman
PostPosted: 2016-12-22 18:31:00    Post subject: Reply with quote
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VERSEAU44 wrote:
For translation, when you say
"copy translation files from older version and build it by yourself"
1/ I can not find the Pocket AMC Reader directory on my phone where there should be the translation files ...
2/ How to build it by myself (if it does not require any recompiling) ?

It's not as simple as that. You would have to download source code from Github, add french translation file and then compile application and upload it to your phone. So basically requires programming skills.

VERSEAU44 wrote:
With 2.0a2, I do not have the impression that a reimport is automatic if the XML file changes : how to force it ?
To succeed, I deleted the data and cache application !

This feature is tested on my phone and on my tablet and works for me smile To find out, whether the file was changed, I check file size. So if you make changes and size remains the same, app won't start import.
esperteyu
PostPosted: 2017-03-26 08:04:43    Post subject: Reply with quote
View user's profile Send private message Hi, I know some other people have had the same problem, but it looks Iīm the only one not being able to solve it. I canīt import the XML, Iīve exported the DB as it was, Iīve also run RemoveBadChars, Iīve tried updating the script, Iīve changed the Catalog encoding... I donīt know what is happening, but I still get the "Problem with Import" message. I have enough memory (51 Gb available), and I guess my Android version is enough as well (Iīm running a MIUI 8.1.2 based on Android 6.0.1), I had an older version of the reader in an older mobile and it always worked, I canīt understand what is happening now. Could someone send me the link to download an older version of the app and try, or maybe send me a valid XML for a test, or if I could send my XML to someone able to check it?... Thanks in advance for your help.

Edit: I wasnīt able to fix it, but I managed to download a previous version of the app (1.9.1) and it works. I would like being able to use the latest version but unfortunately I canīt... and this can be an option for those having the same problem.


Last edited by esperteyu on 2017-04-25 18:21:07; edited 2 times in total
Ant316
PostPosted: 2017-03-26 12:02:23    Post subject: Moding/Editing the App Reply with quote
View user's profile Send private message Hi Elman

Currently I am playing around with the code in the app and trying a few things out as well as learning a few things in android studio.





Is there anyway that we can make the section that I have circled RED in the attached image (Filter/Movie count display section) part of the main title bar so that it stays static when we scroll down the list of movies. I have asked a few friends for opinions and they agree that it might be best is it was static and doesn't scroll with the user as if you want to refer back to the information on it the user has to scroll all way up to the top of the list again which is a little annoying.

Any input is welcomed.

Thanks
Ant316 smile
elman
PostPosted: 2017-03-28 22:13:22    Post subject: Re: Moding/Editing the App Reply with quote
View user's profile Send private message Hi, yes, I agree with your idea. I was planning to use quick return header. It means that header would scroll away, but when you try to scroll back, it would show immediately. No need to scroll all the way to the top of the list.

Thou I have no idea when I will be able to implement it.
elman
PostPosted: 2017-03-28 22:19:13    Post subject: Reply with quote
View user's profile Send private message Sorry I somehow missed these questions.

VERSEAU44 wrote:
1/ I can not find the Pocket AMC Reader directory on my phone where there should be the translation files ...


It doesn't work that way. You have to build application by yourself.

VERSEAU44 wrote:
2/ How to build it by myself (if it does not require any recompiling) ?


It does require recompiling indeed... I will add french translation into next release. Just keep in mind that not all string will be translated.

VERSEAU44 wrote:
With 2.0a2, I do not have the impression that a reimport is automatic if the XML file changes : how to force it ?


It works for me. I compare file size. So if file size doesn't change import doesn't start. If this is not the case, try to close the app from app list.
elman
PostPosted: 2017-04-27 14:57:55    Post subject: Reply with quote
View user's profile Send private message I have pushed new alpha to GitHub, if anyone is interested.

https://github.com/elman22/pocket-amc-reader/releases
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