This fixes a bug introduced in V1.4 where the dictionary setting set in preferences was ignored by the app. Sorry about that.
Enjoy the update.
There are two main changes – the new Demo screen is now available for VoiceOver users and a crash due to tapping the Declare button immediately after the Demo ended has been fixed.
Both apps should be fine with iOS 11, but if not I’ll post an update to address any issues.
Enjoy the update.
Apple today approved Identicode V1.4 for sale. You know what to do, fellow agents!
This is the most feature packed release of Identicode to date so I hope you find it the best version yet. If you enjoy it, why not pop a review on the App Store; if not, then contact me and I’ll do what I can to fix it.
The above image is the cover of Identicode given away in the very first issue of TV Century 21 magazine, below is what the actual Encoder / Decoder looked like. I hope my 21st Century interpretation puts a smile on your face!
[[RED]]VFNECFSV &VWEK&UFVW EFN – FECP FE KZW SGG JKFIW
I recently found this wonderful blog called Blimey! written by the obviously knowledgeable and artistically talented Lew Stringer and it’s all about classic British comics. What caught my eye was this particular article, for obvious reasons. Those of you lovely people who’ve bought Identicode will probably find it a real treat, if you weren’t aware of Lew’s blog already. If you are wondering where Identicode came from then head over to Blimey! right now.
Right, back to some more reading.
Just a note that I’ve been aware for a while that my site was not Retina display savvy, but now I’ve switched my trusty Mid-2011 iMac to a Retina MacBook Pro I’m very aware!
There should be changes on the way to spruce things up – when it’s done you’ll notice I’m sure. 😉
Shockingly, I realised, the last update to this app was September 2015! Sorry about the wait.
I’ve sent V1.4 to Apple this afternoon and with luck it may be available in a day or two now that Apple has upped their game on review times. This assumes that they accept it, of course …
The main functional change has been to do with a much improved exchange of encoded messages between us ‘agents’. 😎 In V1.4 after encoding a message, when you copy or share the message the colour information now goes with it. The result of this is that when that text is pasted back into Identicode at the other end it automatically selects the correct colour and switches to Decode. Nice. I’ve uploaded a new App Preview which you’ll be able to see on the App Store which illustrates this.
There is also much enhanced VoiceOver support so that the text fields and button actions should be much easier to comprehend than before and they are now dynamic depending on the state of the other settings. Please let me know if there are other improvements I can make to this area.
The final notable change is that it now uses Apple’s Auto Layout so that it makes the best use of the screen from the 3.5″ screen up to the iPhone 7s Plus, and whatever comes after that!
I know, I know, we’re all still on iOS 10 (even us developers), but it’s very likely that Apple will drop support for 32-bit apps in the next release of iOS.
I’m happy to say that all my apps have been 64-bit ready since around 2014 so rest assured that all your Black Tablet apps will carry on working with iOS 11 (as far as I’m aware!).
If you have only a 32-bit device then all your apps will continue working but you may not be able to update some of them any more and it’s very likely that you will not be able to update to iOS 11.
Time will tell.
I’m putting the final touches to Identicode V1.4. Some of the enhancements are:
I don’t have a date yet, but I am back on the case at last.
I’m currently updating and enhancing Identicode and will be working through Dicewords and Pink Plaques too to ensure full compatibility with iOS 10.
Watch this space for further updates.