Not sure what the actual official Google’s position about colored Status bar’s icons. Nobody really seem to use them.
Doing some experiments on Android exploting the Notification area.
Thinking about have a set of directv commands up there (skip and channel up and down?) and current show info.
In the middle of home renovation: the 3d always start itching
I should be able to focus a bit more in next weeks (months?).
Lot of new features for the DirecTV Remotes ( configuarable autotune, full channels list, sharw favourite shows?)
Refined the code for the Onkyo/Integra receivers and added zones support.
Porting to Universal Windows app universe the applications (bye bye full screen and confuse settings)
Finally publishing the zwave controller
I’m being shamelessly streaming my craziness on LiveCoding.tv .
Sorta fun having people checking in and keep me a bit more motivated.
Being (supposedly) able to publish the UWP (Universal Windows Platform) apps for the XBOX ONE motivated me to do some porting experiments.
It’s always fun seeing the same application running on completely different hardware and force you to re-evaluate how the interface is going to be use.
The future look bright and shiny. The (new?) class DeviceInformation look pretty complete and seem that every peripheral connected to the computer have and UUID (¿Universal? Unique Identifier):
is the “Id” of the AEOTEC USB Stick connected to the computer USB port.
I want point out the genericness of the Name field:
USB Serial Device (COM3)
and the PID of the Microsoft GPS module:
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Seem I could use it to automatically recognize when the USB STICK is swapped around on different ports (USB and virtual COM).
I’m writing a Windows Store application based on an actual hardware device. I need to be sure things stay idiot proof