Gnucash Mobile Planing

Ngewi Fet ngewif at
Sun May 6 19:02:31 EDT 2012

Hi all,
The application will definitely be developed with future localization in
Android separates the string resources, so it should not be difficult to
later on translate and incorporate them in the app.


On Sun, May 6, 2012 at 1:31 PM, Muslim Chochlov
<muslim.chochlov at>wrote:

> Hi,
>> 1) consider only the android market in the beginning is good,but i think
>> you should consider the all market, so development in a multiplataform,
>> like java or python, will be an advantage in the long term.
>> As John said above this is out of scope for Ngewi's project. Actually we
> were discussing the possibility of using multiplatform mobile development
> frameworks
> like Appcelerator Titanium and others. But it seems they bring more
> challenges than easy solutions.
>> 2) in transfer the data, ofx file copy from mobile device to pc, and them
>> import to gnucash desktop, it also be an option to consider IMHO.
>> The application will allow user to save ofx file to sd card and/or export
> it via email. So that users without email account will be able to get the
> file via usb and those who like more "software" ways via email. Having
> these two options will make the application more user-friendly and I think
> this should be enough for the beginning. Cloud drive is a great fresh way
> of sharing files, but we decided to keep the project as simple as we can to
> successfully accomplish it by the end of the summer. Though cloud sharing
> would be a great feature to add later.
> Regarding the application localization, it is also out of scope for the
> summer. However, Ngewi could develop the application keeping in mind that a
> possible localization could be done later [1].
> [1]
> Regards,
> Muslim Chochlov

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