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by adams161
Fri Jul 03, 2020 5:56 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: 960 Compliant Chess Guis and engines
Replies: 9
Views: 308

Re: 960 Compliant Chess Guis and engines

For a playing program, Pulsar Chess for iOS, Mac and Android, plays legal chess960 with full and debugged castle support. It also saves all games played to a log file in PGN and can open or export it out of app. But its not an engine manager app and you can't load engines or take this copy of pulsar...
by adams161
Fri Jun 19, 2020 3:57 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Chess Fonts
Replies: 11
Views: 743

Re: Chess Fonts

I'd consider using them in one or more of my iPhone, Android or Mac apps but i'm concerned about the lack of license. But to be honest i don't know much about liscences to tell you what best expresses your intent which is people are free to use them. But i've heard the MIT license is fairly permissi...
by adams161
Thu Jun 11, 2020 12:40 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Pulsar Chess Engine released on Mac App Store
Replies: 1
Views: 158

Pulsar Chess Engine released on Mac App Store

Search Pulsar Chess in Mac App store. I know many have windows or some linux but theres few choices for chess program in Mac App store so hoping we are a good addition. We have a range of boards and pieces to use, show thinking option, levels, and support chess, chess960 and the variants like crazyh...
by adams161
Mon Jun 08, 2020 1:10 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Java engines, Pirarucu in particular
Replies: 2
Views: 212

Re: Java engines, Pirarucu in particular

Tried one, installed Java and Piracucu. Github docu states: •Download the latest release. •Uncompress the downloaded file in a empty directory. •Run the bash file in bin directory. I assume the author meant batch file, there are only *.bat files in the bin folder. Run them all but got an error mess...
by adams161
Sun Jun 07, 2020 10:10 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Diamond Chess Client now a Mac Catalyst app on Macs with Crafty as the onboard engine
Replies: 0
Views: 643

Diamond Chess Client now a Mac Catalyst app on Macs with Crafty as the onboard engine

Curtesy of Mac Catalyst my iPone iPad app, Diamond Chess at FICS & ICC runs on Macs now with resizable windows including full screen in iPad style. http://www.adammr.com/diamondonmac.html FICS has announced this on FICS as news 1646 and the Diamond iOS release was announced in news 1641. We use Craf...
by adams161
Fri Jun 05, 2020 3:03 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Developing a FICS & ICC client for first iOS then maybe Android, Any interest
Replies: 7
Views: 1056

Re: Developing a FICS & ICC client for first iOS then maybe Android, Any interest

Hi Mike, Yes, I am always interested in new Apps for FICS Android. A chatting and observing new Android client for FICS is all i've got done now but i think the full interface will happen and its easier to pick this up now that the core model is in place. Very busy now in life at other things but t...
by adams161
Wed Jun 03, 2020 8:26 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Developing a FICS & ICC client for first iOS then maybe Android, Any interest
Replies: 7
Views: 1056

Re: Developing a FICS & ICC client for first iOS then maybe Android, Any interest

There is now a Mac Catalyst version of Diamond at http://www.adammr.com/diamondonmac.html. I just did critical bug fixes its not tottaly optimized for macs and is still sort of the iPad app on Mac. Android work has been done but stopped for now. It works for chatting and observing on FICS and ICC so...
by adams161
Tue May 12, 2020 9:27 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Playing against your own engine
Replies: 14
Views: 1563

Re: Playing against your own engine

On the Game menu in app of my engine, Pulsar Chess Engine, there is an article i wrote titled "How to beat Pulsar" in 5 languages. In Spanish the article name became "How to defeat Pulsar" and in German "How to Win". iOS https://apps.apple.com/us/app/pulsar-chess-engine/id839640447 Android: https://...
by adams161
Wed May 06, 2020 9:58 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: How to protect a chess apk not yet in play store from being fraudulently added to play store
Replies: 0
Views: 370

How to protect a chess apk not yet in play store from being fraudulently added to play store

I want to release a testable apk of a chess app but its not in play store, i did create the play store listing but not published it. What's to stop someone from just putting the apk i put up for download in play store under their account Is there some way to make sure its signing is registered under...
by adams161
Thu Apr 30, 2020 9:10 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: understanding android chess engine binary formats
Replies: 6
Views: 2081

Re: understanding android chess engine binary formats

They may not be a big market share but the trouble is they area bigger market share of one star reviews if you don't support them. Anyway to tell if the device is on one of these intel chips? Looks like the only way to exclude them is doing that manually in the app store: https://support.google.com...