So this week is more working. Last Sunday we pretty much just took the day off, which I thought was a great idea since if we didn't take the day off, today would mark the 26th day in a row we'd be working. And considering how we have to work this weekend too, it would not have been a fun month.
The reason why we have to work so much is pretty apparent at this point I think. School is starting soon, and Baptist University wants MaXit to be complete and ready for the school year, so the last few weeks has pretty much been the same things. Making sure all the features are in place, making sure the system is stable, and demoing the system to them, asking for feedback.
They did not request to have MaXit work on a 3DS. Which is good cause it actually doesn't work.
So this week has pretty much been us working on all the new features they want implented into the system as well as us finishing/polishing existing features. For things I did, I focused primarily on the mobile application. I had to essentially integrate the existing mobile application into the tablet application we had, so I spent some time doing that.
I also went and helped Michael Chow work on generating a web page based on a MaXit session. I actually think that feature is pretty damn cool. But essentially they wanted to be able to generate a session report, so we worked on that.
Essentially, how that works is that once the comments, videos and rubric has been uploaded to the server, they can click a button which will activate a Linux script that will use FFMPEG to create pngs of the video at the time marked by the comments. Once the pngs are all created, then the screenshots, comments and rubric will be organized onto a web page which can be printed.
It's actually a pretty cool system. I helped work on the Linux script, but for the most part this week was just me working more on the mobile application, and tweaking the C++ code when necessary. I made it so multiple users can use the mobile application at the same time, and the main client would be able to understand that and react as necessary.
It tracks logged in users!!11!!
Overall things are being done and although we still have many days of work ahead of us, I feel like we're doing pretty well.
So recently I've been eating a lot more icecream and popsicles. I don't normally eat these things back at home, but in Hong Kong it's a lot more accessible since convenience stores are everywhere, it's so hot that eating that stuff is awesome, and they have many different flavours and types that don't exist back home.
For example, here's a melon flavour icecream cone.
It didn't really have a strong melon flavour though.
So it's like a regular drumstick, but the icecream is melon flavour. It's kinda interesting, but it wasn't too too special. The melon flavour wasn't too strong, so it tasted like regular vanilla icecream with a tad of melony fragrance.
A much cooler icecream I had was this banana flavour icecream.
Yes, you can peel it.
When you open it from the wrapper, it looked kinda dissapointing, just some yellow thing on a stick. However I noticed some splits on the side, so I was wondering what that was. But apparently the icecream itself was designed so that you can peel the yellow gummy-like wrapping thing, and then its a pretty epic icecream.
That icecream was pretty awesome. Tasted like banana, but I don't even care about how it tastes, you can peel an icecream!
There was no lead in for this lychee flavour popsicle.
It's a lychee flavour popsicle. It tastes like lychee. I don't know what else to say.
Anyways, so starting today me and Enrico have to move out of the room at the nest, so I went ahead and moved to my uncle's place this morning. It's a lot better since I don't have to share a room anymore, but it's also so far away from a subway stop :(
At least I never have to go up these stairs again.
我上個星期又要返工。我哋要做浸會想要個d yeh。我已請做好好多yeh gah la。但係我仲要做多少少yeh。我好想訓多d 呀。