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My application I Paid Who? is still alive and well, due to various things it had to take a back seat for a while but it is now squarely in the spotlight again and coding will continue. In the meantime here is a few videos of the features.
After revising the list of Podcasts that I subscribe to in iTunes here they are broken into categories all first rate and well worth a listen. All with links back to the iTunes feed.
Programming & Graphical
Adobe Creative Suite
Adobe Developer Connection
Creative COW Final Cut Help (iPod)
The Mac Developer Roundtable
The MDN Show
You can find a new video for my Tip Tuesday series on my site, this one deals with swapping image files out quickly across your application code in Flex.
Updated the video to show a new feature of my upcoming multi-platform application ‘I Paid Who?’.
Adobe has released to the public BETA’s of the newly rebranded Flex Builder which is now called Flash Builder 4 and Flash Catalyst the design tool for interactive development between designers and developers.
You can jump to the labs to read, download the applications and watch the videos. I strongly recommend watching the videos!
Personally I’m pretty darn excited about Flash Builder 4 and the new features, a lot of them are great time savers for coders, testers and rapid development.
So finally here is some information on my application I am calling
‘I Paid Who?’.
What’s it do?
The application came about as a solution to a problem I had. I wanted a way to record my charity donations and easily get at the data. I soon realized that it might be useful to others as a payment notepad. To that end you can record the following information in a record: name, date, amount and a text note.
You can also edit and delete records, this is the planned feature set for the initial release although I have a list of features I would already like to add eventually including report style printing, search and view filtering by name, date and amount (you can currently sort the list by name & date). Along with features to allow for easier recording of entries, things like being able to chose from names currently in the database rather than typing them every time.
My plan is to expand the application slowly ensuring each release is solid and reduce the possibility of bugs or problems as I go.
Is there something I can see?
Indeed, here is a link to a video!. I have not made a web site yet for it as I have been focusing on getting the application ready.
But I have opinions and want to express them!
Well OK then, get over to the forums and share them.
When will it be ready?
At the moment it is still in development and testing, I have work to do on the look and feel of the interface now that the basic core functionality is in place. I also have a list of features that I plan to add as it moves along and you can read about those in the forums until the web site is ready.
Nothing, I had not planned to charge for this and have no plans at this time to start doing so, but I reserve the right to change my mind if the application feature set reaches a point that it requires more of my time to work on it.
I have posted another sneak shot of the application I am working in in Adobe Air using Flex 3.
In response to the many wonderful questions I am getting from people regarding topics like actionscript, flex and flash I have opened some discussion forums on my web site www.uibuzz.com where you can ask away and we can discuss solutions and share content with the World!
I have set-up some basic categories like Flex, Flash, ActionScript, web development and photography as they cover most of my posts here on my blog.
You can find my forums at this link, I look forward to discussions with you all.