We Have A Go!

Earlier today, after a nice breakfast and some last minute testing  we reached version 0.8! We have a go for release to beta!

Meg out.

Version 0.7 Further Update

Through skillfully moving things onto the to-do list and straight graft, we are down to two, maybe three items left to complete before we can start testing.

More updates will follow as things progress…

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V0.7 Progress Report

Aarrggh; I’ve left too many small things to do! I should have done some of these already – this is stuff like being able to set the CWOP ID or mailing out the monthly report. I have no idea why it isn’t emailed out – what was I thinking? It would have been much easier to do it when the feature went in instead of leaving it to a later phase; the report is saved at the end of the month, but there’s no message sent to get it emailed out – d’oh!

On the plus side, a lot of these are trivial in terms of coding, but the testing can take an order of magnitude longer and it’s not until the end of January I’ll know if the monthly report gets emailed out for real.

Looking through the 0.7 todo list here I can see 39 items; I thought it was about 20 🙁

I’ll have to cut some of them out of this release and move them to v1.1 or later.

On-time, high quality and all planned features – pick any two. We tend to go for on-time and high quality every time.

Oh well, onwards…

V0.6 Update

Version 0.6 continues to run fine – if you were watching yesterday you may have seen the data at Wunderground off-line for most of the day. This was a switch failure here; WeatherCat had no connectivity at all from about 08:30 until 16:00. It coped with it well and came back on-line when it regained access to the Internet.

An unexpected test, but a good result!