UK Trains &
Learn On The Go
Gustavo Guerra
Windows Phone User Group
Learn On The Go
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Coursera website didn’t work on WP7 browser
Transferring videos to device was cumbersome

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Learn On The Go
Demo
Learn On The Go
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190 reviews, 4 stars, 2900 downloads
Some users can’t play videos 

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Fiddler and Chrome Developer Tools
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Data model and sample data

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UK Trains
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Other available apps expensive, and had annoyances
Did a simple version and was surprised on num...
UK Trains
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UK Trains
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520 reviews, 4.5 stars, 12k downloads
Design Consultation with Dave Crawford
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UK Trains
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Chrome developer tools
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Data model and sample data

Processing Html, Csv , and ...
Windows Phone Dev Highlights
• Getting accurate bug reports is essential (remote debugging)
• Ads are more trouble than th...
Questions?
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http://github.com/ovatsus/Apps

http://blog.codebeside.org/blog/2013/10/14/fsharp-for-screen-s...
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Uk trains & learn on the go

  1. 1. UK Trains & Learn On The Go Gustavo Guerra Windows Phone User Group
  2. 2. Learn On The Go • Why • • Coursera website didn’t work on WP7 browser Transferring videos to device was cumbersome • What • • • • List enrolled courses List lectures by section Stream videos (WP7) / Pre-download videos & play later (WP8) Download lecture slides
  3. 3. Learn On The Go Demo
  4. 4. Learn On The Go • Present • • 190 reviews, 4 stars, 2900 downloads Some users can’t play videos  • Future • • • • • 1.5x & 2x video play In-Video Quizzes WinRT version Announcements / forums Course catalogue & enrolment
  5. 5. Learn On The Go • How • • • • Fiddler and Chrome Developer Tools F# for • • • Data model and sample data Processing Json and Html Handling async load/refresh/cancel C# for • • • UI Access isolated storage Background transfers Libraries • Coding4Fun Controls, WP Toolkit, FSharp.Data, Html Agility Pack, GZipWebClient
  6. 6. UK Trains • Why • • • Other available apps expensive, and had annoyances Did a simple version and was surprised on number of downloads What • • • • • • Live departure and arrival information (platform number, delays) Quickly check the arrival time (very important for connections) Nearby & recent stations Walking directions to station Background refresh Lock screen / Live tiles
  7. 7. UK Trains Demo
  8. 8. UK Trains • Present • • • • • • 520 reviews, 4.5 stars, 12k downloads Design Consultation with Dave Crawford Runner up in Nokia Create Mini Mission 3 – Maps & Places UK Store Spotlight Ireland Trains spinoff Future • • • Improved Background Feature Offline support Android version
  9. 9. UK Trains • How • • • • Chrome developer tools F# for • • • Data model and sample data Processing Html, Csv , and Xml Handling async load/refresh/cancel C# for • • • UI Access isolated storage Location services Libraries • Coding4Fun Controls, WP Toolkit, FSharp.Data, Html Agility Pack, Here Launchers , GZipWebClient
  10. 10. Windows Phone Dev Highlights • Getting accurate bug reports is essential (remote debugging) • Ads are more trouble than they are worth • Design-time data is very important • Even with the imposed limitations, F# cuts the development time tremendously • Submission process is a big pain • DVLUP is a big motivator
  11. 11. Questions? • Links • • • • http://github.com/ovatsus/Apps http://blog.codebeside.org/blog/2013/10/14/fsharp-for-screen-scraping/ http://fsharp.github.io/FSharp.Data/ http://htmlagilitypack.codeplex.com/

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