As I’ve been working with Prayer Odyssey and praying through some big issues myself, one thing I’ve realized is that the app needs a better means of helping keep those that are praying for you in the loop. With that in mind comes the “updates” feature that is almost ready for release. Continue reading “Coming Soon: Updates”
When I started down the road to make a native app for Prayer Odyssey , I was excited that Xamarin had come out as open source and jumped head first into building it up. Success was good, but a little slower than I had planned, given some of the older techniques I had to “unlearn” in order to make run with the platform. After a recent discovery into NativeScript, I’m moving fast and furious in a new direction with some great results.
I’m rather impressed. It took me a total of about 5 hours, from install to launch, but I have my first login screen already up and running for iOS, Android, and Windows Phone (not pictured) thanks to Xamarin. Continue reading “Mobile Screen #1 and Xamarin Notes”
From the start, I had the plan to make sure Prayer Odyssey was a “mobile first” type application. Most people (including myself) would be using Prayer Odyssey from their phones, or tablets, given how portable they are and simple to interact with, just like a notepad is. With that in mind I built Prayer Odyssey as a responsive app, first leveraging Zurb Foundation and later using Angular Material to make this happen. While this has been working well, I’ve come to the realization that a native mobile app is needed to make the experience really function as intended.
Today another feature is rolled out for Prayer Odyssey: Profiles. While this seems pretty small on one hand, I envision a larger impact for small groups, and groups worldwide. Continue reading “Profiles and Vision”
Now you have an easier way to browse through your prayers and the prayers in your groups: filtering. Continue reading “New Feature – Filtering”
If you’re interested in supporting Prayer Odyssey financially, there’s an easy way to do that now! Continue reading “Donations Graciously Accepted”