FND film not dead software for Mac

Discussion in 'B&W: Film, Paper, Chemistry' started by erikg, Dec 7, 2007.

  1. erikg

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    For Mac users, check out this application created for film testing and processing. Note that it is for Leopard only. Looks pretty neat, and it is just plain nice that someone is thinking about people like us.

    http://bambooapps.com/fnd/

    I have no connection to this company whatsoever, just thought some apuggers would find it interesting.
     
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    Thanks for the tip! Will definitely take a look...

    I'm glad they didn't; "cross platform" applications normally just look sub-standard on all the platforms they support. Committing to one means you can really make the most of all the features that platform offers (like the iSync integration which the author mentions in that other thread.)
     
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    What's the advantage over Massive Development Chart? :rolleyes:
     
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    The advantage is personalization. The fields are all blank
    and we fill them in. Dan
     
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    Another example of using a cannon to kill a fly when a swatter will do. A pencil, a notebook, and a stopwatch are all the tools you need for this.

    I'm starting to think that some people don't know what a pencil is any more.
     
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    Exactly. But bear in mind that a pencil will soon be designated a dangerous weapon
    Mark
     
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    Hi, I am the developer of the app.

    First of all, thanks for the reference, erikg.

    The app is Mac only. I am sorry, but I simply have not the skills to develop a similar app for Windows.

    And by the way, I know what a pencil is :wink: It's just that sometimes, I feel more comfortable using a computer
     
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    I understand. It's just my hope that now that OS-X is out, people will start coding for a broader range of platforms, which is entirely possible on the BSD-Unix underpinning of OS-X, and essentially compatible with X-windows GUIs on Unix and LInux (not MS-Windows except with a virtual machine). That BSD-Unix foundation for OS-X has brought a tremendous amount of software to the Mac from the X-windows world. I'd just like for it to become more of a two way street over time.

    Lee
     
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    This should be made for the IPOD so that you can use the IPOD as a timer.
     
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    No need to apologize. I've stock in Apple and think it
    good business they have additional Apple only software.
    Besides the MS OS has too huge a selection; a developer
    is lost in that abundance.

    How about the spread-sheet now included with their
    most recent " iWork " package. Would integration be
    a possibility?

    BTW, a half hour ago I placed a phone order for
    a Mac Mini and Cannon MP520 printer. Good
    deal; $100 off on a selection of printers
    with any Mac purchase. Dan
     
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    I'm a Mac user myself and the software looks nice, but when I've got chemically hands while developing the last thing I want to touch is my Mac ...
     
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    Thanks for the ideas, specially the integration with Numbers, it's something I just didn't noticed.

    I am planing to make the data stored in the app available for the iPod in a coming new version.

    Thanks again for the input,
     
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    actually I do this with a simple excel sheet. |My Index| |film| |ei| |time| | temp| |developer| |agitation - methods| |comments (like: forgot to take the watch off while reeling in, prints nicely, too thin, next time longer)|

    that is all I need. I started this 2007 and by now it is not too complicated. So I do not really see the use of this app.
    but looks nice nevertheless.
     
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    Don't know about the iPod, but the Nano has a stopwatch built in. It also keeps a record of the date, time and duration each time the stopwatch is used.
     
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    There are four iPods. The Shuffle has no screen. The Nano,
    Classic, and Touch have screens. Possible exportable data?
    Practical though? Dan