31 August, 2016

Amazon Watches Finder Release

watchmis.com , the Amazon Watches Finder, is having a production release today.

(Disclaimer: watchmis.com is not a 'business' project. It is using data scraped from Internet and it is more of a technical endeavor to have a production pipeline continuously tested and modified.)

Built with Django, django-bootstrap3Django Froala WYSIWYG Editor, Sendgrid. Hosted on a Digitalocean Ubuntu Droplet.

The choice of a framework for this side project was not obvious at all. I'm doing Android native development since 2009, all sorts of Java since 2006 and Java is my friend. So a framework like Play might seem a better option... until you look at the hosting, that is.

The cheapest droplet on Digitalocean costs $5/Months and it has 512 MB of RAM. The droplet can be upgraded anytime to a higher category. Exactly what a needed to start a project as unpretentious as possible while keeping the potential to grow fast.

27 January, 2016

new versions for Speak It & Random People

SpeakIt for Android verison 4.2.2 released:
  • removed intersitial ads
  • modified back navigation from the ‘More Apps’ section
Random People has a new version 4.0.2 too:
  • removed intersitial ads
  • reduced apk size
  • some navigation fixes

26 January, 2016

19 January, 2016

SpeakIt 4.2 release

SpeakIt for Android has an new routine maintenance release.

new in v.4.2.1:

new in v. 4.2:
  • added the long awaited drop down list of the available languages. 
  •  fixed Gmail 5 attachment denied permission problem
  •  reduced apk size
  •  added a ‘More Applications’ section
  •  modified the UI workflow

13 January, 2016

Random People 4.0.1

It so happens that Random People has an unanticipated new version release. The UI is now er, different, to put it mildly. How on earth did we live before the material design? Unimaginable.