A new commenting feature has been added to the site. This allows any visitor to a map to post comments, which the map owner can delete if they find it inappropriate. It’s still rudimentary, but I hope to someday add: an option to disable commenting on a map; a comment summary page (i.e., “Show all […]
Two weeks ago MapMyTour was accepted and made available for download from the App Store. Since then: the app has been downloaded 582 times; and the website expanded to 216 users, 170 tracks, and 743 waypoints! I’m happy with this first release and user acceptance, which has motivated me to start working on v1.1 of […]
This morning I received notice that the MapMyTour v1.0 iPhone application was accepted by the App Store! It should be available for download soon.
This evening I submitted v1.0 of the MapMyTour iPhone application to the App Store. With some luck it’ll be approved and soon be available for download. Stay tuned…
This last month I’ve been learning how to develop software for the iPhone. It’s been a lot of fun but stressful at the same time. I’m close to finishing my first application, which is a tool to update maps from the road on MapMyTour.com. I have the basic features working, and I’m now looking for […]
What is MapMyTour.com? Have a look at the home page and check out a sample map. I’m working on an iPhone app that integrates with the MapMyTour.com website. The app lets you update a map from the road quickly and easily by taking advantage of the unit’s wireless internet and GPS. It is unlike other […]
On previous bike tours I’ve wanted to keep friends and family informed on my progress by updating a Google Map. It’s an easy thing to do, but updates only happen as often as I have internet access. The silly thing is, my mobile phone has a web browser, but I don’t know of any website […]