Edinburgh Bus Tracker

Edinburgh Bus Tracker is a real time bus tracker for LRT Lothian busses developed for Android powered phones.

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  1. General
  2. Description
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General

Developer: Andrew de Quincey

Category: Travel

Latest version: 1.0.23

Total versions: 1

Submitted: 11 Aug 2010

Updated: 11 Aug 2010

Description

Edinburgh Bus Tracker is a real time bus tracker for LRT Lothian busses written by Andrew de Quincey and Colin Paton, using data from the My Bus Tracker website.

Features:
* Show bus times for stop code.
* Bookmarked stop codes.
* Use GPS to find the nearest bus stop.
* View departure times up to 4 days in advance.
* Sort departure times by time or service.
* Google Map overlay display.
* Bus arrival time alarm.
* Bus stop proximity alarm.
* Backup/restore bookmarks to/from sdcard.
* Simple route finding (click for an ExampleOfRouteFinding).
* Switchable map view on map display (sat/normal/streetview etc)
* Search for location on map.
* Bus stop filtering.
* Bus stop location data updates.

Project's page: http://code.google.com/p/redbus

Changelog

v 1.0.22 - Database updater, longer arrival alerts, optimise file format and map display.
v 1.0.21 - Replace the AWFUL time selector on the future departures dialogue.
v 1.0.20 - Performance tweak when zoomed out with filter.
v 1.0.19 - Lots of work on the filtering/sorting features.
v 1.0.18 - Implement simple route finding/filtering/searching on map.
v 1.0.17 - Many improvements to the map GUI (stops at all zoom levels, streetview, satellite view... )
v 1.0.16 - Attempt to fix lack of data refresh issues.
v 1.0.15 - Fix force close if adding a proximity alarm if the GPS was not enabled.
v 1.0.14 - Fix/work round some proximity alarm niggles with some hand-out-the-window testing (re-released with correct google maps API key)
v 1.0.13 - Fix/work round some proximity alarm niggles with some hand-out-the-window testing
v 1.0.12 - Remove map warning, rewrite proximity alarm to be more reliable, implement ongoing alarm notifications, fix mystery power drain.
v 1.0.11 - Rewrite proximity alarm to be more reliable, implement ongoing alarm notifications, fix mystery power drain.
v 1.0.10 - Fix proximity alarm (may still need tweaking), add backup/restore of bookmarks, misc fixes.
v 1.0.9 - (very) Experimental stop proximity alarm, bookmarks menu moved to bustimes, bustimes scraper robustness fixes, and more.
v 1.0.8 - Implement bus arrival time alarm (click on a bus time; could need some refinement as its the first release), UI tweaks.
v 1.0.7 - Initial Google Map overlay, icon, various tweaks and performance improvements.
v 1.0.6 - Sorting of arrival times by service or time, lots of internal cleanup/tweaks.
v 1.0.5 - Add bookmark from the bookmarks page, view departure times up to 4 days in advance.
v 1.0.4 - Massive load of GUI polishing. Added experimental nearby stops feature.
v 1.0.3 - Fix crash when buses are due in "minutes".
v 1.0.2 - Properly change name to "Edinburgh Bus Tracker". Sigh.
v 1.0.1 - Change name to "Edinburgh Bus Tracker" + don't hide the help on the BusTimes page initially.
v 1.0 - Initial public release, very basic functionality.

Download

Edinburgh Bus Tracker 1.0.23 seem to be the latest available version. Below you can find file(s) assigned to this version:

Description/changelog of Edinburgh Bus Tracker 1.0.23:

- Froyo/2.2 compatibility fix.

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