In this version I am “future-proofing” the application a little, no new features, but sometimes one needs to work on the foundations too!
This version introduces an Advanced Search, enabling you to search core.ac.uk with greater precision. Additionally I’ve enhanced various aspect of DOI detection and fixed a few smaller bugs.
Bug fix, which caused an unnoticeable crash in the background Stability to delete iCloud Bookmarks, which you would have created in the iOS partner app Ssupport for GetTheResearch.org in highlight & search Ssupport for GetTheResearch.org (Single Page Application) for Open Access Detection (DOI) Sa slightly improved layout
After adding a lot of features in version 1.5, this version focuses on improving usability of these features. * The code for finding Open Access versions of otherwise paywalled scientific articles has been further improved * You will now find a familiar tabbed interface, ensuring quick and easy access to all features * Settings, which […]
There was a minor problem with the previous build, which caused iCloud Sync to fail, this has been resolved in this version. All the good features of 1.5 are still there
Thank you for your interest in OA Helper, in this release a lot has happened: Improved DOI recognition ———————— Several enhancements have been made to make the recognition of Digital Object Identifiers on popular sites, such as PubMed.gov more accurate. Improved handling of unpaywall.org response ——————————————- I had made a mistake in handling the unpaywall.org […]
Several enhancements to DOI recognition For users of iOS, who have created bookmarks, you can now view them on your Mac skipped V 1.4 to be inline with iOS
For this version, I focused on improving the user experience: * in the result overview you will now see up to two lines of the title and three lines of the abstract * furthermore in the result list an icon indicates whether a PDF is readily available (green) or a click to core.ac.uk is needed […]
By default a UILabel doesn’t get any copy & paste commands in iOS. After all, it’s a label, why would you want to copy a label? It turns out, you might want to do that, if you are “abusing” a label to show something useful and in that case you probably want the entire label […]
When you are ready to localize your App, Xcode will auto-generate a Main.strings file for your Main Storboard. In that file every element of the User Interface (labels & more) are listed in the following format:
/* Class = "UILabel"; text = "Subtitle"; ObjectID = "y5E-9n-LU8"; */
"y5E-9n-LU8.text" = "Untertitel";
That’s a pretty awesome format, as it makes localization quick and simple. However, if you add Elements after […]