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Cross Platform?

One of our goals was to try and produce something which worked cross platform.  We recognised this was a bit of a steep call but our lofty goals haven’t stopped us this far.  As a lot of our earlier work was focused on exploring navigation techniques and ideas we got a little swept up in iPhone mania (I blame Chris personally) but worry not…

android Video

I gave it a spin in the android simulator and well … it works …

Kind of, a lot of the functionality which we are relying on api’s for doesn’t seem to work in the emulator but what does work is the very basics of the application - which is really, really encouraging

Please excuse the crudely put together flash video but I was so excited that I a) got the emulator to work and b) the application worked, I felt a need to share…

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Geolocation

Getting Started is always the hard part.  We have been very fortunate with our timing this week.   Firefox 3.5 has just been released and it supports GeoLocation javascript objects.  This is our first point of call for trying to create something truly cross platform.  This is also supported by the iPhone and other mobile platforms

http://en-gb.www.mozilla.com/en-GB/firefox/geolocation/ - firefox implmentation

http://blog.bemoko.com/2009/06/17/iphone-30-geolocation-javascript-api/ - nice Iphone demo

I did a few tests with this and it looks really promising.

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