GSoC Android proposal
ngewif at gmail.com
Mon Apr 23 19:45:16 EDT 2012
I just got the mail that my proposal was accepted to GSOC 2012.
Thanks to the mentors and the community for the support through the
I am looking forward to the coding work ahead.
On Tue, Apr 10, 2012 at 22:57, John Ralls <jralls at ceridwen.us> wrote:
> On Apr 10, 2012, at 1:17 PM, Christian Stimming wrote:
> > Am Dienstag, 10. April 2012, 01:36:56 schrieb Ngewi Fet:
> >> After doing a crash course in QFX, I have written a small module for
> >> outputting expenses in the OFX format which was proposed as a better
> >> alternative to the QIF format.
> >> The code can be found here: https://github.com/codinguser/OfxModule
> >> I am grateful for any feedback.
> > This is very good! The code looks clean, with a sufficiently detailed
> > architecture to actually see the working code and producing valid OFX.
> > Obviously you have some good experience with Android Java programming!
> The way
> > you are re-using the existing frameworks (e.g. Java Arraylist,
> > and javax.xml Transformer) is very good.
> > After seeing that code, I would strongly recommend to write the expense
> > tracker in Android Java, as you initially proposed. It seems to me you
> will be
> > able to get some usable Android prototype running very quickly. You
> > then be able to ensure that the interfacing between the Android app and
> > actual gnucash data file works really well. With this code example, I'd
> > you have a very very high chance to succeed with your complete proposal!
> > Thanks a lot.
> I took the liberty of copying the first paragraph to a comment on Ngewi's
> proposal for the benefit of the Gnome folks. I hope you don't mind.
> John Ralls
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