Developing TransportDroidIL for Android

Here are a few words on developing TransportDroidIL, a small utility to query Israeli public transportation sites more easily using an Android phone. Source control is super important. Mistakes will be made, other coders will want to join in, and experimental features will want to be in their own branches. Git is awesome; it does source control right, gives me powerful tools, and isn’t a hassle to set up - even for a small project like this....

October 8, 2011 · 3 min · Ohad Lutzky

Upcoming features in TransportDroidIL

Hello everyone, TransportDroidIL 1.0 will be released this month. It has quite a few new features: Separate “Source”, “Destination” and “Time” fields. This is much better for auto-completion as well. Automatic location-based detection of “Source”. Hopefully you’ll find the interface for this unobtrusive. Quick reversal of “Source” and “Destination”, for your return trip. A new settings screen, with: Provider selection (currently Egged or MOT) A small attempt at right-to-left fixes for non-supporting devices....

September 2, 2011 · 1 min · Ohad Lutzky

Transport Droid IL

After a couple of days’ messing with it, I’m releasing it: Transport Droid IL! It’s a handy little app for querying Egged’s site, as well as the new Ministry of Transportation site, on transportation information. This is pretty beta, but seems to work well enough. More info, source code: APK File: TransportDroidIL.APK

September 4, 2010 · 1 min · Ohad Lutzky