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TouchArcade App Prototype

12-10-2009, 07:27 PM
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TouchArcade App Prototype

I was looking through the site, and found a lot of people asking for an iPhone app. I had a bit of spare time, so with the help of iCodeBlog (I copied some of the files from a tutorial, because my own implementation wasn't working) I did a bit of work.
I've put it on SourceForge, so other people can contribute. At this stage the homepage is done through Apple's RSS reader for the iPod - I'm currently working on theming a web application in Dashcode, although it would need to be hosted on this site. The new apps could be done through making it load the new games page with a custom style sheet. Forums would need a web app to read the database - this would be a big job, as it would need to handle cookies, as well as reformatting. The admins here could help with that.

If no-one wants to help, that's OK. But if people want to get involved, then we can develop and submit it to the App Store.

Without further ado, here's the link:
https://sourceforge.net/projects/toucharcadeapp/

Admins, could you upload a Dashcode web application with your feed URL in it? I would like to see how it looks. Alternatively, download and then upload the pre-made package on SourceForge

Last edited by Firestar; 12-10-2009 at 09:14 PM.
12-10-2009, 07:29 PM
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It's great to see someone finally taking this project on! I hope enough developers decide to chip in to lift the pressure a bit. Good luck

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12-10-2009, 07:33 PM
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good luck! Nice to see a forum member helping out the site
12-10-2009, 08:35 PM
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Done a bit more work on it, but before I do any more, I need to know if the TA admins support this and would be happy for me to use their icons, and host a web app on their site.
12-10-2009, 09:08 PM
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Great to see somebody has started development on a TA app.

Opened up the app and ran it in the simulator - looks great! Great view of the RSS feed. I wonder how hard it will be to implement the forums portion of it.

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12-10-2009, 09:10 PM
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Finally some one standing up.... Join the group!!!! The touch arcade app petitioners... If u need help with anything just ask the ppl in this group, we r glad to help!!!!
12-10-2009, 09:12 PM
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Could I beta-test?
12-10-2009, 09:14 PM
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http://forums.toucharcade.com/group.php?groupid=197.

Here is a link... All the ppl in the group are more than happy to help with anything u need to continue with your touch arcade app project!!
12-10-2009, 09:57 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Foozelz View Post
Could I beta-test?
It's open source, so anyone with a dev license can give it to you. I'm saving my slots though.
12-11-2009, 05:42 AM
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I'll hope this goes through well! Good Luck!