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[App] OpenMobileMaps v1.6 !!! 2013/11/01 NEW RELEASE !!!

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10th December 2009, 10:14 PM   |  #1  
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OpenMobileMaps v1.6

--- NEWSFLASH ---
Yes, finally I finished work on version 1.6! Go and get it!
Watch OpenMobileMaps running on HTC HD2
and on my good old HTC Wizard !
--- NEWSFLASH ---


A development blog for OpenMobileMaps is located here: HERE!

I wrote an application similar to GoogleMaps but it's relying on OpenStreetMap.org.
It's finger friendly and showing the map on fullscreen.

GPS support and GSM triangulation (if no GPS device is present) is built in.

The downloaded map tiles are stored on your phone/storage and only new ones are downloaded.

It's tested and working with all possible resolutions, with internal GPS and external GPS. And it should work on all Windows Mobile devices with .NET CF 3.5 installed.

Tell me what you think of it and please find some bugs!

If you like OpenMobileMaps and appreciate the hard work and time I spent on developing it then don't hesitate to DONATE!
Any amount of money keeps me motivated to further develop OpenMobileMaps!

EURO: DOLLAR:


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Code:
History:
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v1.6.5053.35397 (Hotfix)
fixed issue:
- OpenMobileMaps freezing on splash screen
new feature:
- OpenMapSurfer map added to collection (thx to Loren for this tip!)

v1.5.5013.27100 (Hotfix)
- Webservice-URLs changed since omm.mine.nu got shut down.
  I'm sorry for this inconvenience but DynDNS is getting rid of those free
  service users. This is why omm.mine.nu got shut down suddenly.
- extended maps.xml included

v1.5.4067.39959 (Hotfix)
- just a few bugfixes to prevent instabilities on certain phones

v1.5.4053.7488
new features:
- button to force re-download of actually viewed tiles.
- word wrapping for GraphicText
- show arrow with direction when moving instead of pin
- added HD2 multitouch feature (pinch-to-zoom)
- bookmark functionality
- re-designed the context menu
- added reverse geocoding
- implement optional 2x map zoom
- re-worked settings screen to fit more items on smaller screens
- added copy&paste to textboxes
- added "clear search results" to context menu
- draw straight flight route from A to B
fixed issues:
- corrected version check routines with proper translations
- prevent creating folders for tiles when downloads are disabled.
- correct button alignments on some windows
- prevent backlight dimming while OMM is in foreground
- deleting downloaded cab on first start

v1.4.3816.9028 (Hotfix 2)
- WebServices updated to match the new OpenMobileMaps website.
  due to porting the official OMM homepage from Perl to ASP.NET, I had to
  update the feedback messaging system and updating functionality.

v1.4.3811.31921 (Hotfix)
- bug fixed in registration form:
  some email addresses were rejected as being invalid.

v1.4.3802.40868
- many many bugs fixed (like ommconfig.xml and maps.xml problems...)
- download speed improved
- multi-language support (new languages can be downloaded from server)
- software is able to use different map providers
- registration for users who have donated introduced
  this will grant you full features of OpenMobileMaps.
  IMPORTANT: everyone who already has donated, please register (About->Register)
             your copy of OpenMobileMaps!
- zoom level is displayed inside of drag button
- new icon for windows mobile 6.5 phones
- world-wide route calculation possible

v1.3.3745.2194
- bug fixed: trying to download tiles beyond 2^zoom-1
- scale added
- zooming in and out with softkeys possible (if your phone has those)
- "Follow Me" and "Where Am I?" feature changed into a button with push-pin
  The button appears, when you tap or move the map. This automatically turns off "Follow Me" mode.
  To turn it on just tap on the button with the red push-pin.
- Context menu and Main Menu reorganized (removed/replaced entries)
- support for other map sources
  GUI added to select different map sources. The maps are save in osmcache/maps.xml.
- Yellow Pins for search results added
- Address Search changed to use OSM Nominatim first -> see http://nominatim.openstreetmap.org
  ORS address search is only used as a fallback.
  Nominatim supports address search for the whole planet (not only europe)!
- bug fixed: negative coordinates were interpreted wrong
- bug fixed: search pins are now behind other controls
- Info reduced. GPS and GSM info is shown when tapped on the red push-pin.
- Gps device/service/fix state is visible in the bottom left corner
  red boxes mean: gps device is on but service is not yet ready
  orange boxes mean: gps device/service on but NO FIX
  number of green boxes shows the signal quality on FIX
- bug fixed: map tiles weren't updated when using cursor buttons
- size of initial download information reduced
- size of About window reduced
- maps.xml creation after install optimized (should not make problems anymore)

v1.2.3732.42197
- new menu added (click on the grey box at the bottom of the map)
  drag the menu down to hide it!
  or press the enter key on your phone (if your phone has one) to toggle it.
- removed some entries from context menu
- removed "Get Route": it's always calculated if Start and Finish are set
- self update function
- bug in parsing coordinates fixed
- some gui improvements
- improved map scrolling speed by hiding controls temporary
- size of zoombar and little grey box changed
- Address Search Window re-design to match the new GUI
- Feedback system built in
  You can post your feedback on the OpenMobileMaps homepage or directly
  from your phone! (About -> Send Feedback...)
  Your feedback will be displayed on the homepage. If you send it through
  your phone I might be able to answer to your feedback directly.
- bugs in GPS and GSM positioning fixed
- zooming bug after map scrolling fixed
- Downloading can be turned on/off in Settings
- zoom-bar tapping optimized: tapping on +/- will increase/decrease 1 zoom-level
- double tapping on map will center the position instead of zooming in
- shipping map zoom levels 1-3 within cab for starters
- address search crashing fixed
- Minimizing application now possible (through main menu)

v1.2.3722.269
- completely rewritten GSM positioning including circle calculation
- switch between mph and km/h
- Status and Controls on/off moved back to context menu for faster access
- counting data sent/received over internet connection
- completely rewritten GUI handling
- performance optimizations for new GUI
- About-window added with check for latest version
- zooming effect added
- Location Utility Service XSD implemented (for address search)
- OpenStreetMap and Windows Mobile logo optimized for higher resolutions
  BTW: the new gui adapts to all kinds of resolutions, no matter wheither it is
       running on QVGA or Full HD!
- Route calculation added.
  Hint: in address search select an address and go to context-menue.
        choose wheither it is your route start or finish.
        when start and finish are selected then select "get route".
- application icon updated
- bugs fixed

v1.1.3673.41233
- small fixes
- Settings-Panel added to make the context menu thinner
- Address Search feature added!
  It's a very early version and I uploaded it only for testing reasons.

v1.0.3640.29639
- bugs fixed
  if you find any bugs, please try the debug version from this post:
  http://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=5176414&postcount=87
- ommconfig.xml moved to application path
  now, it should be removed on uninstall

v1.0.3638.23836
- GSM and GPS usage made optional
  see http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=597957&page=8

v1.0.3637.2133
- fixed another bug with GSM triangulation
  may be the reason for hangs on Touch Pro 2
- German localization added (should depend on OS language)
- tested with WVGA on WM 6.5 Emulator -> no problems found

v1.0.3635.6168
- added circle around your gsm location
  it shows how accurate the positioning with gsm is
- some minor improvements

v1.0.3634.26265
- removed unnecessary files from cab

v1.0.3634.9654
- App renamed to OpenMobileMaps
- RIL.DLL workaround added (not tested!)

v1.0.3632.5042:
- DoubleToString-parsing fixed for different cultures
- Storage Card selection page was not optimized for other resolutions than QVGA
   now works with all resolutions!
- other small bugfixes
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A big "Thank You" to all of you who have donated for OpenMobileMaps!!!!
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interesting.. didn't realise there was such a thing. will try this out, thanks.
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Device: HTC Touch Diamond P3050 (CDMA)

The program launched fine and came to the part were it asks you were your storage card is. So I selected "Internal Memory". Then it gave me an error, now every time I open the app it does the welcome screen then goes to the error.


Error:

An unexpedcted error has occured in OpenStreetMap.exe.
Select Quit and then restart this program, or select details for more information.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by talontsi07

Device: HTC Touch Diamond P3050 (CDMA)

The program launched fine and came to the part were it asks you were your storage card is. So I selected "Internal Memory". Then it gave me an error, now every time I open the app it does the welcome screen then goes to the error.


Error:

An unexpedcted error has occured in OpenStreetMap.exe.
Select Quit and then restart this program, or select details for more information.

Thanks for testing!
In your phones root directory "\" should be an osmconfig.xml file. Could you please post the contents of that file?
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Thanks for testing!
In your phones root directory "\" should be an osmconfig.xml file. Could you please post the contents of that file?

Sure thing, added the file also, had to zip it tho.


<config>
<storage>\</storage>
</config>
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This is a very nice idea. Could you manage to get compass map rotation?
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Originally Posted by talontsi07

Sure thing, added the file also, had to zip it tho.


<config>
<storage>\</storage>
</config>

I uploaded a bugfixed version! This one should work for you, now.
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This is a very nice idea. Could you manage to get compass map rotation?

And where do I get the compass data from?
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I uploaded a bugfixed version! This one should work for you, now.

I will try it out sometime tonight and get back to you

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