Mar 172012

I pushed all the 3.2.1 apps 5 days ago… Then I realized that there was a better way to do what I needed done in the settings of GinSC (regarding the new setting to control who the dealer is after a tie w/o undercut) so I coded that into the app and resubmitted GinSC 3.2.1 a few minutes ago. So it will become available whenever Apple reviews it… around a week probably.

I also, if I haven’t mentioned, added and “About…” section on the Options screen to all the apps. The “About” screen shows the name of the app, the version. It also has links to SykoSoft.Net’s Facebook and Twitter pages as well as this blog, and the SykoSoft Wiki where help about general usage and help about options can be found. So… like me on Facebook, follow me on Twitter, subscribe to this blogs rss feed and then comment with questions, requests, etc…

 Posted by at 11:47 pm
Mar 112012

I found an error in GinSC where if “Undercut on Tie” was turned off and a tie occurred the selection of the next dealer behaved erratically. So I rewrote a lot of how the next dealer is highlighted to remove this issue. I’m going to add a few more options involving a tie and then resubmit 3.2.1 today.

 Posted by at 4:34 pm
Mar 082012

Well, I haven’t had much of a chance to play cards lately. However last weekend I had the chance to play Spades and used my scorecard app. I found a bug in the way the defaults rewards/penalties were selected. If you specified the value manually in the options everything was fine but if you were relying on the defaults then in some cases it didn’t work. The settings stuff is shared code amongst all the all my scorecard apps so, I fixed it and am now submitting new versions of all the scorecard apps.

Spades had an additional problem where if a person bid blind it would crash while trying to score the hand (I swear I test these things)… this goes to show that very few people use my SpadesSC app… oh well, I do, that’s why I made it 🙂

Nothing really is new in any of them… GinSC has a caching mechanism to try to speed up calculations of the current scores… we’ll see it if works 🙂

This weekend is a bit of a vacation for me so I’m going to try to implement a few new features that have been requested… Or rest a lot… let us see which happens.

As always, comment here with bugs, comments, feature requests, etc… bugs I care about… no guarantee about implementing feature requests 🙂

 Posted by at 11:25 pm