Research Log of Web Science Students

Computer Science is not simply programming

It Works!

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One of our biggest worries has always been whether what we’ve been doing will actually work or not. It’s different when you’re just working with the emulator, which was why it was really a treat when we tried it on the actual device and…

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…it worked! Whew. It was also very helpful because it was only then that we realized several things in our first mini-game. For one, the ‘buttons’ were too small; and given that kids are expected to play it, they might find it hard to press around. We should also consider cases when the phone would go to ‘sleep’ or ‘lock mode’ in the middle of the game—it causes game threads to end abruptly thus producing unfriendly errors shown on the phone.

There’s still a long way to go. But unlike before when we honestly felt lost, now we can rest knowing our goals better and knowing how to achieve them. Yay!

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Written by Jhie

September 10, 2009 at 3:02 pm

Posted in GBLinMusic

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