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The final run in to the module end

Well, I spent the last available week finishing off the End Of Module Assignment (EMA). I managed to write something about “stakeholders” and referred to the lack of literature. I also did a wrap up of problems. Finally, an Epilogue … Continue reading

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Week ending 26th August 2017 – A bad start to the week

Sunday 20th August 2017 I spent a long day from 10am until 6.30pm trying to sort out the mess that I was making. I came back to coding at 7.30 and realised that it was unrecoverable. I threw away all … Continue reading

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Week ending 19th August 2017 – Final software phase

Glossary Conductor – person in charge of the train (UK equivalent – Guard). Dispatcher – person in overall control of train movements over a railroad division Division – Track between two major yards of a railroad. Hostler – person that … Continue reading

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Week ending 12th August

Monday 7th August 2017 Finished off the formatting of the “next train” data so that it is a simple parsing exercise in the JavaScript. My lack of expertise is showing here as I have to go very carefully to ensure … Continue reading

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Week ending 5th August

Sunday 30th July Didn’t get very far today – my arthritis is causing me some problems. Monday 31st July Today was a big review of the JSON being sent to the app. My software likes the format, JSONLint (which is … Continue reading

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Week ending 29th July

Sunday 23rd July Had to put up a curtain rail yesterday afternoon so, courtesy of my arthritis, I am struggling to concentrate this morning. Never mind. I intend to investigate query.mobile to see what it can do for me over … Continue reading

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Week ending 23rd July – The big rebuild

Monday 17th – Tuesday 18th July 2017 The big iMac is back and running but needs lots of file movements and program installs. Was pondering how to resolve my irritations regarding the setup at “Pennington Towers” when I started to … Continue reading

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Week ending 16th July – Android/REST interface

Sunday 9th July 2017 I was so busy working on the Android app to get data from the web server, I completely forgot to check out my own project plan where it clearly states that I should be working on … Continue reading

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Last Phase – The Android App – Starting 3rd July 2017

Monday – 3rd July 2017. First things first.I need to get the environment built. I have a Cordova installation on my Mac from TM352 so I will be using that. I have used Cordova to build a 470Router project. I … Continue reading

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Up to date plan of the SNE – Project Target Railroad

The project is using the above model railroad to test the logic, etc. The industries in place on this plan and defined in the database are as follows: Industry Name Type Location Car Types Boston1 Staging Boston allFreight Hartford1 Staging … Continue reading

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