[sword-devel] Ezra Project 0.17.0-Beta3 - First working test candidate on Android
contact at tklein.info
Sat Jan 23 11:00:51 EST 2021
Could you let me know which specific Android version you are using on
Also, would you mind sending me a debug log by:
1) Running adb logcat | grep NODE
2) Starting up the Ezra Project app
On 1/22/21 3:21 AM, Troy A. Griffitts wrote:
> Hi Tobias! Excited you got things compiled. Some things work for me on
> a Samsung Tab A and some things don't. They all seem like details now
> that you have a full stack compiled and deployed! Looking forward to
> see what becomes of it. Here's my screenshot.
> On January 21, 2021 12:39:32 PM MST, Tobias Klein
> <contact at tklein.info> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm glad to announce the first working test candidate of Ezra Project on
> Android (tagged Ezra Project 0.17.0-Beta3).
> Here is a link to the app, which is now in the "open testing phase".
> Note that the app requires at least Android 7 and a 10" display.
> Here's some technical background info:
> The code base of Ezra Project only needed slight modifications to
> support running with a Cordova wrapper as an Android app.
> The pure cordova part now lives here:
> That repository simply includes the main Ezra Project repository as a
> The following additional aspects were added on Android:
> - Write permission handling on startup
> - Added an option to keep the screen on (it otherwise turns off after a
> short time without user interaction)
> - Added platform-specific startup code
> - Added platform-specific full screen handling
> There is still some work left to replace certain mouse-dependent
> features with a touch-screen compatible UX.
> Under the hood, a major refactoring of the "backend functionality" was
> required first. All functionality that is directly interacting with the
> filesystem was moved to a separate process (Sword, Settings, i18n,
> Database). The architecture is the same in the Electron app and the
> Cordova app. For each, frontend and backend are separated in two
> different processes and interacting with each other via an IPC layer.
> This IPC layer is in detail a bit different for Electron and Cordova,
> but behaves the same from an interface perspective.
> I'd be happy about feedback!
> Best regards,
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