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SITE UPDATE: PPCW.Net Wireless is back!
Posted by Arne Hess - on Saturday, 12.04.03 - 21:10:17 CET under 06 - Site News - Viewed 5646x
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Okay, I know what you think… and you are right - it took forever but finally it's back and better then ever :!: :D

Now, near everything you get on the Desktop version of PPCW.Net is also available on the Wireless version except the left and right column. But you have access to all categories, as well as to the archive which means you can read every article now, ever posted on PPCW.Net.

PPCW.Net Wireless looks on your Pocket PC and Smartphone like this:

Thanks to Brian Greene for the Pocket PC screenshot! Brian, you rock! Not only that you've snapped it, you also sent it with the proper name which made it easier for me to upload it via Terminal Service from my Notebook via my Desktop (where I've received the E-Mail) to my FTP... :D

Right now the Wireless version has these three limitations:

  • Search isn't implemented right now

  • Comments posting is disabled

  • Mazingo and AvantGo are still disabled

Search and adding comments will be added as soon as possible and for the offline synchronization I have to develop a different template, the current one would synchronize everything - including the archive which would cause a data synchronization of 4 GB! So I've decided to disable it… :idea: ;-)

But I'm also working on this and the Offline template should be available faster then the Wireless version since I can use most of the code for it, only need to exclude some parameters!

Any thoughts or additional ideas? How does it work for you? I've tested it the whole afternoon with my Smartphone via GPRS and for me it worked perfect, hope you like it too!

As always, the redirect is done automatically, depending on with which PC/device you are accessing PPCW.Net. So you don't have to remind a second URL!

Cheers ~ Arne


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Posted by smitty on 15.04.03 - 17:24:21

one word.... WOW! the mobile site looks great and having the nav pulldown is extrememly handy for bouncing around the site. I wanted to post a comment from my PPCPE but that was the only thing I could not do...maybe some day smile

Posted by Arne Hess on 15.04.03 - 17:29:56

@smitty: Thanks that you enjoy it and not only "one day" but soon! big_smile Just need to have the final wrestling with some code snipplets... ;-)

Hope I can do it before Eastern, otherwise I will be away for one week snowboarding; but laster after! :mrgreen:

Posted by smittyofdhs on 15.04.03 - 21:15:06

@Arne: thanks for the info, look forward to the ability....

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