Monthly Archives: February 2010
RedEye and iRed2 seem to be appropriate consumer products where an iPhone can be used to control IR devices such as DVD players, Foxtel IQ, WDTV Live, etc.
I have an iPhone, not a Blackberry. I have always heard “the Blackberry is great for email” – better than the iPhone. Well, I must say if you are hooking up to an IMAP account, the iPhone kills the Blackberry in my opinion. I may be biased as I have been recently exploring various IMAP […]
Housekeeping item: I have taken down one of my most popular pages – “Links for LiveScribe Developers”. The page was getting out dated and I don’t plan to keep it up to date. I think the information there is not that useful given its age now. I suspect it was visited a lot based on […]
This post is a rework of my response to this thread in the LiveScribe forums. When developing an app, I have a frequent (maybe a little *too* frequent in some cases) edit/compile/deploy/start-app/test cycle. The nav cross can be used to start an app. You double tap on the cross, then tap the down and right […]
Unit tests are of course really useful to make sure your code works and continues to work. I use JUnit for writing unit tests, but if you throw them into your ‘src’ directory, they get bundled into the penlet itself! Not very desirable. Having a quick look at the ant script invoked to deploy a […]
A common thing for a LiveScribe pen penlet (pen application) to do is require the user to draw a button that they can later tap on. Its sort of funky in a way – making the printed page “active”. The standard “piano” application is one example of this (tap notes to play a tune) and […]
This is a quick post on timers in a LiveScribe pen penlet (pen application). I had asked in the forums about how to track the pen position as it moved across the page. The following is my take on the response I got. Sample Code In this case, I am going to start with code […]