Category Archives: basic4android

Portals Published to Android Market

Portals is a location based GPS game that can be played anywhere.  The action takes place in the virtual Needham, Ma. townsquare.  If you are a geocacher there is a real logbook to sign and a secret codeword but that’s … Continue reading

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Portals Android Update

The command processors are working as expected.  The Android sends a command request to the server at thomasofneedham.com/android/portals and the server answers back Sample interaction: First command is “init” http://thomasofneedham.com/android/portals/portals_engine.php?android=newgame,init,,,,,,,,, Response is to put Android in Roaming mode httpResponse roamer,AVMW8Y,1,42.28067,-071.23669 … Continue reading

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Art Theft – An Android Adventure

Just an idea for now.  Maybe you are a detective and and maybe you are the art thief

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Portals – An Android Adventure

Portals is a geocaching game that asks the player to work through a virtual maze in Needham center. Portals on-going: 2011-08-01 The Zircons,  that cheap but flashy race is still here but fading.  I’m working on the outer circle of … Continue reading

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“You Are So Remote Android” app

Recently I rewrote “You Are So Remote” using Basic4Android because I’m experimenting with the language.  The app controls a slideshow of Dale Chihuly’s  blown glass art from when he was exhibiting at the Museum of Fine Art in Boston in … Continue reading

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Fly-Away-Home Part 1

Here’s a link to the FlyAwayHome app you can download. When you first signon to the  app,  it will create a location file using a spot in Needham.  The first time you set a Mark, the location will not look … Continue reading

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Basic4Android

Information about Basic4Android can be found on their homepage at http://www.basic4ppc.com/index.html This is a simplified basic4android project, the Vampire of Needham used a server to do the calculations and I wanted to do a simpler basic4android program that does something … Continue reading

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Vampire of Needham

Download from Android Market Geocaching.com     http://www.geocaching.com/seek/cache_details.aspx?wp=GC2EK9T             Recently a company called Anywhere Software  http://www.basic4ppc.com/ announced a new product for the Android – Basic4Android.  I really had avoided any type of Visual Basic over … Continue reading

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