Review in iTunes Store (America) by “Nick Man”:
I was looking for a solution to connect our iPhones and iPads to our barcode server for our ERP system. We currently use very bulky and expensive Windows CE devices that use a telnet application to run a script so we can make inventory transactions and scan labels on the shop floor.
Anyway I tested multiple iOS telnet apps and none of them worked very well or at all. When I tested VTConsole it worked the best with the nicest interface by far. There were some bugs but the developer Frank, quickly worked with me in finding the bugs and releasing a new version. He was willing to FaceTime me all the way from Germany in order to find the bugs and get a perfectly functioning app.
I can now scan barcodes with my camera and see our inventory from my phone now.
This app is worth the money strictly for the support but also for the software. Thanks Frank!
Since 21. April 2014 the new version 3.1 of VTconsole is available in the App Store.
The new major release offers device management functions, thereby facilitating easy administration of large sites with many devices.
These functions are implemented by means of REST web services. The services are documented on the new page Device Management and can partially be tested there. There is a new app VTconsoleAssistant for OS X that uses these functions and acts as a central device management instance.
- iOS 7.1 support.
- If Linea Pro accessory is in use detailed informations about the device will be given.
- Linea Pro Library update to version 1.85.
The new year comes with a new version of VTconsole. It makes the app iOS 7 compatible.
Please take a new look to the documentation. It is updated and completed.
After its first release in February, the App VTconsole now comes with several new features and improvements. These include:
- UTF-8 support
- Portrait mode
- New fonts
- Keyboard configuration
- Flowtouch® Speedmaker configuration
Continue reading “VTconsole 1.6”
Apple App Store now offers my App VTconsole – hooray!
It took exactly three month until Apple finally said “ready for sale”. Three month which were at times arduous. There were no problems regarding the content – neither mistakes nor infringements of the various directives. Rather, it seemed that Apple itself did not really know how to deal with such an App. This might be because the distinctive feature of VTconsole is that it is designed for a specific accessory, the Flowtouch® Speedmaker, which is an industry terminal with an integrated barcode-reader on the basis of iPod touch.
Continue reading “Release of VTconsole for iOS”
Mit iOS 6 hat sich ein ärgerlicher Fehler in die NSString Klasse eingeschlichen. Die Methode
localizedStringWithFormat gibt große Zahlen jetzt inklusive dem
NSLocaleGroupingSeparator aus, obwohl keine entsprechende Format-Option angegeben ist.
Beispiel: Mit dem Format
@".2f" werden Zahlen ≥ 1000 in der Locale
de_DE so ausgegeben:
2.500.300,23. Jede Tausender-Stelle wird also markiert. In iOS 5 war das noch nicht so.
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I have a bit of a problem with becomesFirstResponder…
Data recording on iPhone/iPad is done with the class UITextField. We’ll create two instances field1 and field2 of those and arrange them in a view. The user should not be able to select the input field by tapping but rather the program presents the next input field automatically by means of the method becomeFirstResponder. This method causes the keyboard to be displayed and the input field selected.
Continue reading “iOS becomeFirstResponder and alertView don’t fit together”