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Topic # 102842 23-May-2012 18:18 Send private message

I got tired of being directed to the horrific mobile version of the tranz metro website when looking up the time of the next train, so i actually did something about it and wrote an app.


It's just been published and you can find it at
http://windowsphone.com/s?appid=e6e1749b-770c-4e2f-a187-ada1493c08ae

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f you can think of any features you want added feel free to suggest them here.

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  Reply # 629568 23-May-2012 18:29 Send private message

Great little app, installing the "production" version now...







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  Reply # 646344 26-Jun-2012 12:25 Send private message

Looks like the target market is bigger than I thought, just passed 25 downloads!

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  Reply # 646555 26-Jun-2012 18:46 Send private message

Well done on your creation.  I hope you get plenty of takers.

What make of phone are you using? I use the Nokia Public Transport app, that works pretty well.  I'm using Symbian, I'm guessing there's a Windows version. 




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  Reply # 646560 26-Jun-2012 18:50 Send private message

great app, the website to total waste of time!

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  Reply # 649992 3-Jul-2012 12:31 Send private message

Does the Nokia Transport app pull Tranz Metro services as well?

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  Reply # 650049 3-Jul-2012 13:40 Send private message

1080p: Does the Nokia Transport app pull Tranz Metro services as well?


Yes it does.



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  Reply # 650055 3-Jul-2012 13:43 Send private message

BrentR:
1080p: Does the Nokia Transport app pull Tranz Metro services as well?


Yes it does.


But is also only officially available on Nokia phones

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  Reply # 650067 3-Jul-2012 14:16 Send private message

Great job.

I use Android myself, so am stuck with the terrible official Tranzmetro app which doesn't even work on ICS.

I am sure you will get many downloads!



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  Reply # 696209 4-Oct-2012 16:03 Send private message

Just a quick update for everyone. I no longer catch the train or have a windows phone 7 phone, so I've put the code up at https://github.com/C4NCER/Wellington-Trains if anyone wants to make updates. (or fix the bug where it crashes if the phone loses network connection while making a web request ;) ).

The app will stay up on the marketplace and if anyone adds a good code change I'm happy to compile a new version and push it to the market.

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