Week 6 GSoC Progress Update (Android Port)

Dirk Hohndel dirk at hohndel.org
Mon Jul 6 06:13:45 PDT 2015

On Mon, Jul 06, 2015 at 11:55:38AM +0300, Grace Karanja wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 6, 2015 at 1:51 AM, Dirk Hohndel <dirk at hohndel.org> wrote:
> > Things looks nice, great progress. Styling is a bit off on my display (text
> > seems to be too close to the bottom of the surrounding box) but it's quite
> > usable already. It's just so cool when you add your credentials and it
> > simply shows all your dives...
> Thanks. I am working on improving the UI issues. Once I have a dive profile
> in place, I should be able to implement some swipe gestures.


> > That will be cool. I am really happy how close to useful this is already -
> > and we only at about half time of the project!
> >
> > > and
> > > - Spend time on improving Android compilation. As the app has only been
> > tested
> > > on desktop, we will need to run it on Android for better testing.
> >
> > Definitely. Please keep asking Anton(glance) to help you there. Worst case
> > I can try and dig into what I can find... I don't consider fixing the
> > cmake problem part of your GSoC tasks and don't want you to have to waste
> > too much time on this.
> >
> > > All of the work done so far is on my GitHub repository.
> >
> > I pulled from there to play with things. I'm not quite ready to pull this
> > into master because there seems to be too much redundant code movements.
> > One patch moves code here, the next patch moves it there.
> > One patch comments out code, the next patch remove the comment.
> > Several patches have incremental changes to the same file.
> >
> > I know that you have used git rebase -i in the past. I'd really like to
> > see you combine some of these commits so the series of patches becomes
> > more structured and goes reasonably straight to the end result.
> >
> > From a commit message point of view I think you are doing well. One thing
> > that would be nice would be a "tag" in the commit title. For example if
> > all of the commits that deal with the QML UI started with "QML UI:" and
> > continued in lower case. Something like
> >
> > QML UI: implement saving dives in the cloud
> Thanks...I will redo the commits in this format :)

Thank you. I look forward to a fresh pull request.


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