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Old 10-15-2009, 04:44 PM   #8
Chiron
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Location: Zapopan, Jalisco, Mexico
Device: Astak EZ Reader Pocket Pro
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Originally Posted by slm View Post
I asked this over in the Astak forum but its equally relevant here and Leo is the one person who I'm sure actually knows some answers:

It appears to be possible to write programs directly for the Hanlin v3 and v5 (which are the same as the EZ Reader and Pocket Pro). (See http://www.mobileread.com/forums/showthread.php?t=59191 for one such program.)

There are a bunch of obvious utilities it would be useful to have on the EZ Reader and the Pocket Pro. For example, a program that lets you select a file on the device or SD card and delete or rename it, or a program that lets you convert from one format to another. (While I'm wishing how about a port of the Calibre conversion tools!!)

I don't really know how realistic this is, or even in what language this stuff is written in. Do the v3 and v5 have a version of Python, for example?

Does anyone have any useful knowledge on how to do all this that they are willing to share?
Heck, i swear that even you can program a game for the v5 (dont know the genre, where you read and select choices, that kind of game where screens dont change a lot and is just a static image and below the only that change is the text)

Depends how you program it you can do lots of easy stuff (i wish i could learn that, then i could try that)
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