<?>[A]Work In Progress: Android in XNA (like zWAM) Alpha 0.1 release

By: Linda B <3
February 4th, 2015
10:17 am

<?>[A]Work In Progress: Android in XNA (like zWAM) Alpha 0.1 release

Name: Android test project ok
License: Do What You Want With It Public License
Programming: by Linda Alliance
Version: 0.1 Alpha release

hi

I'm Linda and I'm currently developing an Android-like app for the Zune HD. The goal is to replicate the Android OS like you're running it on your Zune HD! It's kind of like the Zune Wide Application Menu "zWAM", the only differences are that I don't hate the rebooting of my Zune and that I don't have to rely on third parties to provide apps. Additionally I won't just leave the ZuneBoards out of nothing.

Q: Is this THE real Android???
A: nah. It's meant to work just like it, and do everything it does. I don't have any experience with Unix programming nor do I want to as I <3 .NET


Q: Are those pics real?
A: Yep. They are NOT "concept art" or something.

Q: Can it run apps?
A: yes it can! : D

Controls?
Lockscreen: swipe to unlock
Homescreen: swipe right to left to go to the next homescreen.Do this within a specified region, namely:if you divide the screen vertically in 4 pieces, it's the third one. Just below the horizon and above the black bar at the bottom.

Black bar at the button: left is Go Back, middle is Go To Homescreen
and the right one isn't working but is for multitasking.

Press the App Launcher icon (between the 3rd and 4th piece) to start the App Launcher.

App Launcher: tap on an app to start. Use the black bar at the bottom to go back, to leave, or for multitasking (which is not working.) From top left
to bottom right I've divided the App Launcher screen in pieces. All apps
get a name for their position. For example: the first app in the first row
I call app 1. The first app in the second row is app 5, as each row can have
4 apps max. If you touch on the place of app 16 (there really isn't app on that spot, but I just wanna name the spot) then you go to the second homescreen.


Q: Can this app access the Internet? Does the browser work?
A: both nah. XNA Framework doesn't have any support for Internet connectivity and even actively blocks you if you try to. They'll throw an "System.SecurityException" error :c

Q: In your app I see that the apps are developed by "Linda Alliance".
What's that?
A: I started my own team, my own alliance. I'm part of that alliance.

Q: Where can I download this?
A:
Download it on my OneDrive: http://1drv.ms/1togsuJ
Alternatively you can download here if it's not working : http://s000.tinyupload.com/?file_id=...79989338196605




The default lockscreen

The "Gallery" app which you can use to change the background

The "Omegle" app which you can use to talk to the computer (computer is stranger2)

The App Launcher. Remember: the bottom right place, where the 16th app would be, you have to click there to go to the next app launcher screen

The home screen.


I look forward to your feedback and how you enjoy the app! I will continue updating it. Sincerely, Linda : ) : )

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