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Request to develop basic app: Sobriety/Clean-time counter

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By oliphillips, Junior Member on 27th November 2010, 09:32 PM
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Hi,

Not sure if this is the right place to post, but I wondered if there were any developers out there up for creating an app for android. What I am on about is a "Sobriety Counter" type app. The iphone has one it's called "Friends of Bill"

It is basically just a counter, you would type in a date and time and it continues counting from that date.

Would be great to get on on my android phone! and I'm sure loads of other people would be interested in this, as I see a lot of people in na/aa meetings who have the iphone one.

Cheers!
Oli
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27th November 2010, 10:10 PM |#2  
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I might be able to make something after Im done with my next app
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27th November 2010, 11:55 PM |#3  
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I was about to put one together, but then I did a search for Android apps and found this: hxxp://listandroidapps.com/2010/09/06/android-apps/lifestyle-android-apps/12-steps-aa-companion-android-app/

Doesn't it do what you need?
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28th November 2010, 01:34 AM |#4  
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Do you need something THAT specific? There's a Day and Time app that does this sort of thing too..

http://www.appbrain.com/app/daysandd...el.DaysAndDate

You put in a date and can save it and you can see time since/time to.. And it's a great date calculator on the fly, ie: What's the date 50 days from now, etc.
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Hi, thanks for the replies. That AA app looks great, but doesnt have a counter on it, and the Daysanddate too, ive installed it, very useful, but what I am talking about is like a constant running counter. This is a screenshot of the iphone one:

hxxp://a1.phobos.apple.com/us/r1000/045/Purple/57/63/f6/mzl.fdnllajk.320x480-75.jpg

Any counter like this would be great, but would be cool if it could say like "This is your clean time: "

Thanks a lot guys!
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29th November 2010, 01:53 PM |#6  
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Or does anyone know an app that already does just a basic counter. Set a date/time and it continues counting.
30th November 2010, 08:54 AM |#7  
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First attempt:
It displays a counter and you can reset it.

The sponsor stuff does not work yet, and it's butt-ugly because it's a proof of concept.

Get it from this page (second link): http://nexus.zteo.com/projects/beta/
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Thanks so much man!!

Really like the way you've added the sponsor part into it. That is such a great idea. I would definately use that option.

Need to be able to enter date and time from when first got sober, then the counter continuously counting from then. So when you open the app it will say the amount of sober years/months/weeks/days/hours/mins/secs from the original Date/Time entered. Anyway of making the counter visually carry on counting when it's open too?

The oops button you included would be good too! I wont ever have to use it though (fingers crossed!)

Amazing for first attempt man. This really could become something great! I know it will be popular in the recovery community, I know a lot of friends who will use this.
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I uploaded a new version.
It looks a bit better and the "Call sponsor" feature should work.

Still not happy with the overall look, especially the layout of the buttons. There is no sense of which ones are more important.

Also: the counter, albeit counting ok, actually can display weird stuff. Hrm.
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Cool! Will install it when I get home.

The most important thing is to able to manually enter a time and date, then the counter will continuously count from that time and date. E.g for me I will want to enter 10am 07/07/10, and when the app is open it will display the elapsed time since then.

Is it possible to make the counter carry on counting when the app is open too?

Thanks a lot for this!
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