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HI,

 

I have an old DOS stand alone .exe program that runs with Windows if you ALLOW it to and IGNORE the caution about its 16 bit nature. I wrote it and have updated it so it works. Windows doesn't let you print to LPT1 so I have the program create a .txt file that can be printed later. It also doesn't use a mouse. :)

 

So here's my question.

Will such a program run on the new phones???

 

Here's a link to the readme file and to the app itself if your interested and would like to try it. It's FREEWARE. To unpack it, put it in a folder and change the .xex to .exe.

readme - http://www.pointshooting.com/readme.txt

program - http://www.pointshooting.com/expenses.xex

 

I'm not a geek, just and old timer who plods along.

 

Best regards.

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I'm sure that it could be converted over using the Android SDK. You could also do it with the iOS (Apple) platform, but that costs $99 per year and is hard to do unless you have a Macbook.

 

iPhone apps are written in Objective-C.

Android apps are written in Java.

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Here is what you need to write for Android.

 

1. Eclipse IDE for Java Developers http://www.eclipse.org/downloads.

2. Java SE Development Kit http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/ ... index.html

3. Android SDK http://developer.android.com/sdk/index.html

Getting Started video on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=baTS-lnbbK8

 

I'll be posting some tutorials up as I start writing some apps myself. groovyPost needs one afterall 8)

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