Breakthrough #1

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  1. crizh4x

    crizh4x Active Member

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    This may be insignificant to a lot of people, I just want you to know how significant it is. I have a post in the Application Ideas section about an app called "The Missing Link". This app would be extremely difficult without little breakthroughs that make things that are not supposed to happen - happen.

    Here is a screenshot of my breakthrough:

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    parsing a plist file would take minutes to code on a Mac, or on an iPhone, as it is their native storage file format if you choose to think of it that way. Forcing Windows to do it is something else as it doesn't follow a "typical" XML scheme, therefore I can't just simply read the thing.

    This is kinda slow, if you have several gigs of songs, you may have to leave it overnight to assemble this database, but the database can be dumped to a "standard" XML file and can then be accessed very quickly and efficiently.

    This was about 400 lines of code, hopefully we can speed it up a tad.

    Thanks for reading, I will be posting several other "mini breakthroughs" as I come to them.

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    So your 'Missing Link' is coming to life? :O
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    micaheljcaboose Well-Known Member

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    Great progress there chris. Its looking really good. Can't wait for a nice release.
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    um, hey chris, can you pm me that beta? or pm me and tell me when to get on aim, it will be some time manana!
  5. crizh4x

    crizh4x Active Member

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    This thing isn't anywhere near ready for testers. I gave it to one guy just to see if it would read his library... Vista doesn't like me, I think it has a vendetta or something. I'll be working on a small fix for that.

    Otherwise, give this app a few days/weeks to mature. This is priority 2, iPhone Utilities is first. You testers know how good it is too

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    And yes, this IS The Missing Link and yes, it lives

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    indeed, i do know HOW good iphone utils is, it's awesome.
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    crizh4x Active Member

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    Yeah, well, there seems to be one major issue on the iPhod side that is preventing release of a public beta. Bummer. we'll get it though.

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