[App][0.72][17.09.10][W|Q|VGA] mobileConnections - "Deutsche Bahn" Application

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brandi

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May 4, 2007
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[App][0.72][17.09.10][W|Q|VGA] mobileConnections - "Deutsche Bahn" Application

Hey there,

I have been on XDA-Devs quite a while now, and allways loved all the goods stuff on here! So i thought it was time to give a little bit back, and I started to develope an application to look up Train connections. I am starting with the "Deutsche Bahn" and connected companies, but I am willed to expand the tool to other Companies / Countries if someone might give me a hint what service the other Companies use.

I tought there is an real need for an application like this, because the "Bahn" themselves only support the Iphone, and I allways felt so left out with my brilliant phone. So that's going to change soon!

The App is using the brilliant Sense SDK 1.39 and will be completely fingerfriendly!



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[Features]
+Search for Train and Bus connections in Germany.
+Correction if the town was not found by input.
+Travel time, delay etc...
+Travel Details with Tracks etc.
+Searching own position via triangulation

[Requirements]
[Minimum]
+.NETce3.5
+Mobile Internet Connection
+SQLCE (Attached)

[Optimum]
+Internal or external GPS Controller
+Extra Storage
+WVGA
+Snapdragon ;)

[Future Features]
+DB.Login + DB.bahn.comfort / bahn.plus

[Changelog]

[V.0.11]
+Arrival / Departure Search
+More Stabillity
+Only local Train search

[V.0.20]
+More Stabillity
+More Details for every Travel
+Better Netcode
+Added Icon (Thanks to Starbase64)

[V.0.21]
+Finally Fixed the Umlaute Problem

[V.0.22]
+More Info on Details
+ErrorOutput on Failure
+Fixed Detailed Output to be more correct

[V.0.23]
+Fixed Bus and Tram
+Fixed Capital Umlaute und "ß" in Search.
+Fixed Output without Price Information

[V.0.30]
+Favorites Function
+"Zuglaug" View for every single Operating Train
+Fixed a lot of the Output.
-SQLCE is still quite Slow, need to fix that soon!

[V.0.31]
+GUI Hotfix

[V.0.32]
+SqlCe Hotfix - Now the performance is good!

[V.0.33]
+New DateControl
+Improved Queries

[V.0.34]
+Fix for Walking and Unsupported Traintypes
+Fix for TimeDelay
+Added the Microsoft SqlCE Server to the Cab.

[V.0.40]
+Added MyLocation Service for Startplace
+Fixed a lot of Output
+Added Status Panel

[V.0.41]
+Added UpdateChecker
+Fixed MyLocation Service for More Details
+Fixed Status Panel

[V.0.42]
+Fixed Output for not-Supported Connections
+Fixed Warnings for Wrong Details
+Better Analytics.

[V.0.44]
+Better Parsing
+New Date and Time Handler
+Better Performance
+Native VGA / WVGA Support

[V.0.50]
+Search Track forwarts and backwarts
+Refresh Track
+Search earlier and later connections
+Disable the mobile Internet for the Programm, so you can be save without a flatrate!!!!!
New Enduser Agreement (Yes, it is still free!)

[V.0.51]
+Fixed Verbindungsdetails on earlier or later Connection
+Fixed other Links on Details
+Fixed Program-Crash on search in opposite Direction

[V.0.52]
+Fixed Programm Crash on some Searches
+Fixed Database Issue

[V.0.60]
+Offline Database added (not all features yet, but the others are comming soon)
+Added Support for QVGA and Wide QVGA
+Updated to SenseSDK 1.39

[V.0.61]
+QVGA/WQVGA Fixed
+Offline Stored Connections get deleted if obsolete

[V.0.70]
+ added Language Support
+ fixed some performance issues
+ better parsing

[V.0.72]
+ Fix for T-mobile and vodafone!!!!!!!!!

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marasp

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Apr 17, 2006
103
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London
i would love to beta test your app as well...and maybe would be good to expand on germanys closest neighbours like france, poland, belgium, holland :), as i travel from time to time in europe by train, i know how good to have an up to date info especialy if you do not speak much of an local language :)

in uk we have few nice apps which pulls data from rail network but they are not great in being finger friendly...
 

thex

Senior Member
Sep 7, 2006
148
7
I could have used this last month when I went to Germany. With no German, I had to resort to google maps just to make sure I didn't hop on the wrong train!
 

mpit88

Member
Jan 9, 2010
12
14
Hi brandi,

there is a java application called DB Railnavigator (mobile.bahn.de).
I tried to use it on my HD2. It was working,
but it was almost unusable due to its crappy interface :rolleyes:.
I would be very happy if you could develop something better than
that, maybe with a cache to be able to use it offline for connections
which have been already retrieved.

(I travel a lot by bus and train and would like to do beta testing :))
 

brandi

Senior Member
May 4, 2007
376
27
Mannheim
www.erst0r.de
Sounds like a great idea!
Actually the danish "rejseplanen" seems to let you search for both bus and train in all of Europe, so maybe it would be easy to use that one. I have never used it, but maybe it'll help you.
It's here: http://euspirit.rejseplanen.dk/bin/query.exe/dn? (In the german version)

Hi, that is the Same Engine as the German Bahn uses.
I still search Beta Testers, and I will send first beta sources soon!

I have been able to extract the Ajax API of the Bahn now, and their, a little weird system :D

It is still a long way to go before this gets really good, and a lot of errors are not handled so far.


Yes, I have used that Java Application too, and hated it so much! That was the main reason for starting this!
 

brandi

Senior Member
May 4, 2007
376
27
Mannheim
www.erst0r.de
Yes, that is a problem with the ManilaSDK... I am working on that, but it could take a while. sorry for that!

Update: I managed to extract more Variables of the Bahn API and added further functions.
 
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