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Re: Need some dedicated testers.
« Reply #435 on: December 03, 2014, 08:10:51 pm »
Freust  ;D

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Re: Need some dedicated testers.
« Reply #436 on: December 07, 2014, 05:57:46 am »
just gonna leave this here.

file under coming very soooon.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cNcJ0taAEK4
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Re: Need some dedicated testers.
« Reply #437 on: December 07, 2014, 10:42:01 am »
To know that the guy doing the video once worked in the entertainment industry makes you wonder how that industry could have ever survived :D :D

Great progress, golgoj4!

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Re: Need some dedicated testers.
« Reply #438 on: December 07, 2014, 07:05:02 pm »
To know that the guy doing the video once worked in the entertainment industry makes you wonder how that industry could have ever survived :D :D

Great progress, golgoj4!

* davegravy is dizzy.

And really? Portrait video?  :P

In all seriousness, amazing work!

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Re: Need some dedicated testers.
« Reply #439 on: December 15, 2014, 05:07:24 pm »
We are moving to Qt5 guys. for a number of reasons.
*Narrow the amount of skins targets. Supporting 2 versions of Qt adds 2x the UI work
*Lots of technical enhancements that Qt5 brings.
*Sanity for developers

Some reasoning:
https://docs.google.com/drawings/d/1yLeekvLidg4qKSYw5epNXY3VaLBJmTD7RSRJyhQJ4gM/edit?usp=sharing

Some Raw Numbers on how much work there is to develop 1 skin.
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1PbFSrje1QK8QLyd06o0UVHtgmvylH4GkDQExksF39YA/edit?usp=sharing

All is not doom and gloom. Qt4 Android Qorbiter will continue on for a bit to allow people to transition or get devices to replace the old ones. This will likely need to be posted as a sticky, but for those tuned in:

*Android Support for Qt5 is going to be android 4.0 forward.
*Any device you expect to run qorbiter on should support hardware acceleration.
 *A larger discussion needs to be had about if a masking UI will even be developed given the new UI framework
*iOS support will be from 5.0 onwards.
*Linux desktop targets should be using 14.04 or later.
*Osx, Windows minimum requirements TDB, but don't assume you can bring an old os to the party.


This past weekend was spent porting the existing Android Qorbiter skin to Qt5 (video below), as well as building up more iOS infrastructure (plugins, rotation, working on settings for iOS system integration). Hopefully we will see a limited beta soon.

Phenigma has been hard at work integrating qOrbiter into the linuxMCE build system and larger system so that its less of a rogue agent. This has been painful at parts, but quite necessary as we are trying to do this as correctly as possible. The end result is that soon we will have it available for download right for the webadmin page. In addition, the onscreen qorbiter is the next challenge to meet the requirements of an MD.

Now is the time to get involved at the QML level people :)

Have some non rotating video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kBay1k52jXE

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Re: Need some dedicated testers.
« Reply #440 on: December 15, 2014, 06:11:28 pm »
\o/

wise decision. Hope it helps you in your progress. Congrats on the work thus far.


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Re: Need some dedicated testers.
« Reply #441 on: December 18, 2014, 08:12:26 am »
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Re: Need some dedicated testers.
« Reply #442 on: December 21, 2014, 03:48:14 am »
Please Response Here if you would like to sign up for beta testing. Getting around the bend for an test release.


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Re: Need some dedicated testers.
« Reply #443 on: December 21, 2014, 11:04:30 am »
In case someone is asking: what beta? It is for the iOS version of qOrbiter.

Apple in their indefinitely doesn't allow people to just download apps to test them. They have to go through the app store which can be a long and (for us) very complicated process. To circumvent this, the developer can create an app and mark it usable for a specific device. So, if you have two iPhone 5s you want to test qOrbiter on, you will need two qOrbiter files. Nice, isn't it?!

Thanks golgoj4 for your work and determination to get things to all the platforms, even if some platform is more restrictive than others.

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Re: Need some dedicated testers.
« Reply #444 on: December 21, 2014, 03:52:09 pm »
Yeah i was looking into and it seems i can use up to 100 devices before needing to submit to the app store.
Right now i need to make sure that this alpha version runs on other things besides my ipad (all i have to test) and then there will likely be a lull while i solve some issues like:
*Consistent deployment setup
*Network / Audio cutting off when it goes to the background
*Saving Retrieving Configuration file.

So far, working on the platform is
*Starting (obviously)
*Loading screens
*Running screensaver
*Playing video* with issues...https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D_iaIYr4ojc
*Playing audio with out issues

So its pretty much on par with the Android Qt5 version

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Re: Need some dedicated testers.
« Reply #445 on: December 21, 2014, 06:05:59 pm »
Count me in on two test devices. Let me know, when you need the UUIDs

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Re: Need some dedicated testers.
« Reply #446 on: December 21, 2014, 10:13:48 pm »
Golgoj4, awesome progress,
The amount of work you did in the past several years on this is incredible.
My biggest of compliments!
Count me also in for testing on 2 devices (iPad first gen and iPhone 4s)
(I helped Foxi352 test this way also when he was developing RoamingOrb)
Let me also know when you need the UUID's.

Br,
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Re: Need some dedicated testers.
« Reply #447 on: December 22, 2014, 02:16:11 am »
I'm in for ASUS TF201.

It's running Cyanogenmod ROM, so I'll understand if you don't want to include it, but I can also test on my HTC One M7. It seems to work fine with Qorbiter so far.

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Re: Need some dedicated testers.
« Reply #448 on: December 22, 2014, 06:05:24 am »
I'm in for ASUS TF201.

It's running Cyanogenmod ROM, so I'll understand if you don't want to include it, but I can also test on my HTC One M7. It seems to work fine with Qorbiter so far.

I'd say go for it. My android experience has expanded so that makes supporting roms a possibility (not full guarantee!) but it cant hurt to try.

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Re: Need some dedicated testers.
« Reply #449 on: December 22, 2014, 11:52:37 pm »
We run Cyanogen 10 on our Galaxy Tab 10.1.  qOrbiter works great on it!

J.