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Coding Thread, Bingo Application in Coding and Web Development; Originally Posted by Hightower I'm really for Open Source software, Careful with your terminology: Why “Free Software” is better than ...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hightower View Post
    I'm really for Open Source software,
    Careful with your terminology: Why “Free Software” is better than “Open Source” - GNU Project - Free Software Foundation (FSF) (of course I can't insist on anything, but please consider a truly free license rather than just an open one (I'm looking at you, CC-BY-ND)).

    and will release it as that as soon as I get the code looking nice. It works at the moment, but I would like to go through the code with a fine tooth comb to make sure it's all good.
    I don't blame you Remember to get the grant statements of whichever license you choose* clear in the top of the source files for maximum clarity.

    *powdarrmonkey's recommendations: GPL if you want to maximise the freedom of other projects; three-clause BSD if you don't mind your work being used in closed derivatives

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    So I've ported the application to a mobile device, but I'm not sure how to package it up for deployment? Any ideas?

    I've published it and I'm left with an .exe and two other files in the bin/release folder. How do I convert these to .cab (as I think this is how Windows Mobile installs) and then ultimately package them up into an .msi so .cab installation is automatic?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hightower View Post
    Just need a model for the voice as my gruff geordie accent will be no good.
    Howaayyyy Man who ya tryin ta kid?

    Last time I spoke tu ya, ya had a higher pitch voice than Joe Pasquali hehe!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by bossman View Post
    Last time I spoke tu ya, ya had a higher pitch voice than Joe Pasquali hehe!!
    ♫ I know a voice that'll get on yer nerves, get on yer nerves, get on yer nerves....

    (Not implying yours does Hightower - just the mention of that name brought that song back)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hightower View Post
    Doesn't match with 'proper' bingo (as I know it though) as just had a number as high as 127!
    Lol no, i think that was I27...correct me if im wrong but im sure it only goes up to 75....but as i said i like yours better and it was exactly what i was looking for!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by webman View Post
    Not implying yours does Hightower
    Don't worry - my voice gets on my own nerves!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hightower View Post
    So I've ported the application to a mobile device, but I'm not sure how to package it up for deployment? Any ideas?

    I've published it and I'm left with an .exe and two other files in the bin/release folder. How do I convert these to .cab (as I think this is how Windows Mobile installs) and then ultimately package them up into an .msi so .cab installation is automatic?
    The CAB is just for easy installs, all you need to do if it is compiled as a windows mobile app is drop the .exe on the device and open if from file explorer on the device itself, it should just run if compiled right.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SYNACK View Post
    The CAB is just for easy installs, all you need to do if it is compiled as a windows mobile app is drop the .exe on the device and open if from file explorer on the device itself, it should just run if compiled right.
    Is there any easy way to make these CAB's for easy deployment though - even if just for my own learning?

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    Okay, lets do an X Factor style audition for the voice of the balls.

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    Okay - so I've made a CAB for easy installation. Thing is I'm an Android guy, so if any windows phone users out there wanna try my app send me a PM and I'll send you the link.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hightower View Post
    Okay - so I've made a CAB for easy installation. Thing is I'm an Android guy, so if any windows phone users out there wanna try my app send me a PM and I'll send you the link.
    Go on then i'll have it and see if it works on my HTC I dont mind bricking my Windows Phone lol!

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