The first sentence above was sent from the iPhone simulator. My first blogging application for the iPhone OS just reached a milestone (I managed to post to my Geekzone blog). I encountered a little hiccup earlier in that the Geekzone implementation of the MetaWeblog API returns an error if you don't provide a category - annoying, but given that MetaWEblog isn't a particularly well-specified API there are lots of quirks out there that client software has to allow for, so that was actually a good test.
I've still got a lot of work to do, but by now I pretty much know how I'm going to handle everything.
Actually, having to approach everything afresh (for a new platform) has been a very useful experience - some of the necessary re-thinking will feed into what I do for a future Windows Phone 7 (or whatever it ends up being called) version.
Other related posts:
Another Geekzone Test
Diarist test for Geekzone
Diarist for WP7 hits the Marketplace
Comment by nate, on 14-Feb-2010 16:36
Are you selecting more than one category? Geekzone blogs don't support one post in multiple categories.
Comment by RedJungle, on 15-Feb-2010 09:48
Yeah, there were a few small quirks to handle when building the integration between MetaWebLog API and the Geekzone blogging engine.
e.g. Category cannot be null, and only one category is allowed. Which doesn't "align" 100% with typical MetaWebLog usage, so I made a judgement call and got it working as closely as I could.
Feel free to get in touch if you run into other issues.
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