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From Filip Maj <>
Subject Re: [Android] Accelerometer plugin rewrite
Date Wed, 16 May 2012 18:31:27 GMT
Drew, just a heads up that I've got the implementation ported, but am
seeing issues with watchAcceleration on-device, and also calling multiple
getCurrentAcceleration's in a row.

I've added a branch to the apache repo, details are in the issue thread.

On 5/15/12 12:13 PM, "Drew Walters" <> wrote:

>Cool, I'll get started on it.
>On Tue, May 15, 2012 at 12:04 PM, Filip Maj <> wrote:
>> Hey Drew,
>> The issue tracking this change for BB is here:
>> If you want to take that over that would be appreciated as I have the
>> other platforms slated to implement as well :)
>> You can likely base most of the plugin rewrite on the Android plugin
>> rewrite I did and pushed to a branch on the repo:
>> 6a61ee7263a423a98bebfc5e;hb=463
>> The JS for the new accelerometer API is here:
>> 18;hb=462
>> On 5/15/12 8:46 AM, "Drew Walters" <> wrote:
>>>Do you need help with the BlackBerry smartphone implementation or is
>>>that under control?
>>>On Tue, May 15, 2012 at 10:16 AM, Filip Maj <> wrote:
>>>> Yep, I've got issues filed for each platform (most assigned to me).
>>>> will get done this week before we tag the RC.
>>>> If JIRA was up I could link you to them :/
>>>> On 5/15/12 7:44 AM, "Drew Walters" <> wrote:
>>>>>Fil, wouldn't the other native implementations need updated as well
>>>>>before merging in the changes that are required for cordova-js?
>>>>>On Mon, May 14, 2012 at 5:26 PM, Filip Maj <> wrote:
>>>>>> Hey all,
>>>>>> Part of the 1.8 work was to change the accelerometer plugin to line
>>>>>> more with the way the Geolocation plugin was rewritten. Essentially:
>>>>>> - store callback ids in the plugin for incoming requests
>>>>>> - privatize start() and stop() methods
>>>>>> - start and stop the accel listener based on how many callbacks are
>>>>>> waiting for accel data
>>>>>> The Accel plugin now should implement only 3 actions:
>>>>>> addWatch, clearWatch. The plugin should handle calling start() and
>>>>>> privately on its own. This also eliminates the awkward "getTimeout"
>>>>>> "setTimeout" actions, and now we are ensured that the accelerometer
>>>>>> stops as soon as possible (namely, when no callbacks in JS are
>>>>>> acceleration values), instead of waiting for the timeout period to
>>>>>> I added a few extra things to the android plugin rewrite as well,
>>>>>> checking for accuracy level before returning values to the web view.
>>>>>> If any Android maintainers want to take a look at the rewrite,
>>>>>> a look at the 463 branch on the Apache git repo [1]. Would love
>>>>>> if you have the time to look it over.
>>>>>> I will be merging it later this week unless someone has any issues
>>>>>> Thanks,
>>>>>> Fil
>>>>>> [1]
>>>>>> ortlog;h=refs/heads/463

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