Last year, I threw together a primitive FOSDEM schedule application for the N900. A year later—just in time for FOSDEM 2011, which I am attending!—it’s back, with more polish and a catchier name: Sojourner.
New since last time around:
- You can refresh the schedule from within the app;
- It works in portrait mode;
- It generally looks a bit better, with margins and button sizes matching other Fremantle applications more closely;
- It has, yunno, icons and packaging.
Most of those fall firmly into the “well of course it should be like that”. I told you it was primitive the first time around. There are a few more screenshots on my Sojourner page, or you can install it from Fremantle Extras. It’s currently in extras-testing; please feel free to leave feedback there or here. The wiki on Gitorious has a laundry list of suggestions for improvements, as well as a few buglets I’m aware of. Of course, if you want to get involved, I’d be delighted. It’s written in Python, using Gtk+ and Hildon. Non-code-wise, the artwork could definitely use some love (I just threw it together in a few minutes in the Gimp) and some more careful thought about the user experience might be nice.