Barnes and Noble is preparing an educational apps initiative. Seemed like a good time to make sure MathTerms works well on the Nook. I’ve done a bit of updating to the UI and fixed a couple of minor layout issues. Should be submitted for the Nook Storefront very soon…
I ordered a Raspberry Pi Single Board Computer on the first day offered, on leap day, February 29, 2012, and received it on June 4, 2012. A bit of a wait but I was excited to “play” with a $35, full-blown Linux-running, HDTV 1080p output, computer — and it was all for a great cause.
I finally finished the Android version of MathTerms. Its my first Android app and I had my challenges learning all-things-android as well as wrestling with different versions of the Appcelerator Titanium SDK. I spent considerable time ensuring that MathTerms would run well on different resolution tablets. While primarily intended for the very popular Kindle Fire,
I’ve been making good progress on porting MathTerms to the Android OS with the goal of running on Amazon’s new Kindle Fire device. It should also be able to run on the Nook when done — I hope 😉 I have most of the logic and user interface implemented. Here are a couple of screen
Argh! I wanted to move my MathTerms app to Android — specifically the Kindle Fire. OK, I can create a new “term” window and make it look and act like an iPad split/detail window. Not too hard to do but takes effort to make it look nice and act well. When I went to read
MathTerms was written using Appcelerator Titanium so that I could deploy on iOS devices or Android devices. It does need substantial screen real estate, however, to see graphics and text — i.e. is really designed for tablets. Amazon has finally announced the Kindle Fire. I am in the process of porting to Android. As Amazon
A while back, I discovered the Miniot Cover for the iPad 2. This cover is made in Holland from a single piece of real wood. It costs “only” $70, so I ordered one in early April. It finally showed up June 30th — and it IS beautiful. I chose a “Standard Series” Padouk wood cover.
The iPad appication, “MathTerms” is now live and available on iTunes. For more information and support, you can use the top navigation menu to go to Apps -> MathTerms. It took a week after submitting the app to Apple to get into the review queue but only about a day to actually review it. I’m