JBlueLine Ringing Software on your Phone


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Software to run on your mobile phone or PDA to enable bellringers to test their method recall by "ringing" their chosen method in a simulation. The aim is to test memory recall at speed, therefore it more like a game than something intended to allow you to listen to the changes.

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JBlueLine Ringing Software on your Phone

  1. 1. J Blue Line In aid of St. Mark’s, Cheltenham bell fund. ‘ J’ is for Java http://www.stmarkschelt.co.uk/JBlueLine/
  2. 2. Very Portable Blue Lines <ul><li>Wherever you are </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Leaning against a grave stone waiting… </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>In the pub searching for a method name </li></ul></ul><ul><li>On a variety of devices </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Personal Digital Assistants (PDA) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mobile phones </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Smart phones </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Try before you buy </li></ul>
  3. 3. How well do you learn methods? <ul><li>I mean, really learn them? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Blow perfect recall of the blue line? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Instant place bell recall? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Blow perfect navigation through calls? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>How many rare opportunities to ring an unfamiliar method have you fluffed up? </li></ul><ul><li>How precisely sure are you ringing through the mistakes of others? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Do you fall down the holes left by others because you just weren’t sure? </li></ul></ul>
  4. 5. J Blue Line Varieties <ul><li>J Blue LineME </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Java Mobile Edition, J2ME </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>For any mobile device with a Java Virtual Machine (JVM) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>WinCE, Symbian, PalmOS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http:// www.stmarkschelt.co.uk/JBlueLine / </li></ul></ul><ul><li>J Blue LineSE </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Java Standard Edition, J2SE </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>For any desktop or laptop personal computer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Download and install a free Java Virtual Machine </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Windows, Linux, Macintosh </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Free on-line Java Applet demonstration at http:// www.cheltenhambranch.org.uk/jblueline.php </li></ul></ul>
  5. 6. Features – Different Method Views
  6. 7. Features – Method Library Searching
  7. 8. Features – “Ringing” a Method <ul><li>Testing memory recall at realistic speed </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Perfect recall of every blow </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Instant recall of each place bell </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Practicing calls </li></ul>Place Down Up Pause Bell Control
  8. 9. Features – Method & Call Editor
  9. 10. Features – Setting Preferences & Options Choose what to ring
  10. 11. J Blue LineME – Try before you buy <ul><li>Thorough memory recall testing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Plain courses </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Random Leads </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Random Touches </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Personal performance feedback (!) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Last minute checks </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Against a grave stone waiting for your last ringer to arrive! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Check you really have learned the method properly </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Just whip out your pocket device! </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Try before you buy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>£12 buys the registration code </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Support ringing at St. Mark’s, Cheltenham </li></ul></ul>Even does Bob Doubles
  11. 12. J Blue LineME – Mobile Phone Compatibility <ul><li>Best bets </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sony Ericsson </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>HTC, which supply </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Qtek </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>i-mate </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Dopod </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>O 2 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>T Mobile </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Orange </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Vodafone </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Motorola </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Touch and go </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Nokia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Series 40 - no </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>S60 - fix now released (preferences not saved) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>LG </li></ul></ul><ul><li>No success yet </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sagem </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Samsung </li></ul></ul>Try yours and see
  12. 13. J Blue LineSE – Same principle
  13. 14. J Blue LineSE – With additional “Grid” editor
  14. 15. J Blue LineSE – Free on-line applet http:// www.cheltenhambranch.org.uk/jblueline.php#applet