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- Programming Efficient Peck Drilling Cycle by Nguyen Van Du on March 30
- Calculating Tool Engagement Angle, Radial Depth of Cut by Hank on January 31
That was more work than I thought!
I have decided to upload the new HSMAdvisor Release Candidate here.
Please check out the attached screenshot:
Dark is the default sceme. But you can switch to the "Light" scheme in settings by uncehcking "Use Dark Theme":
I still have to do some work to the "Light" theme to make things more visually appealing, but i think i did a lot of work with simplification of the UI.
Please find the download link below as this update is not yet available (and will not be) as an official HSMAdvisor release.
Also if you have nay feedback (good or bad) please Contact me!
IF you were wondering if i had fallen of the face of the earth, here is what i was up to.
I have been developing a new cleaner look for HSMAdvisor (see the attachment).
First thing you notice is the Dark background color. I plan to make that the new default background.
The color theme will be configurable to appeal to those who want to stay on the light side.
Label positioning will change to above the input fields, because it seems to make it easier on the eyes to associate the label and the field.
The Tool and Cut drop-downs will be removed along with the "menu" buttons on the right of them. Tool and Cut selection will be moved to "Load Tool/Cut" buttons.
I believe the Load Tool/Cut dialog to be the better option.
Tool Limits and Speed and Feed Overrides expandable panels will be merged with Gauges and Cut Data panels respectively.
This will further lighten up the interface.
Soon I will publish a test version for our users to try out before i make it an official update.
Do you have any feedback on the changes I am making?
Make it known, because it is supposed to be done for your convenience!
So yesterday I published another update to FSWizard calculator.
Unlike the last times this one includes the FSWizard.com web app as well.
From this point on both the mobile and the Web app will be updated at the same time.
The update includes some bug fixes and new G-Code reference page, that will be updated with more codes as we go.
This update marks a major pivot in HSMAdvisor development.
Behind the scenes the groung-work has been laid for tight integration between HSMAdvisor and FSWizard.
Next steps will include sharing of the tool and cut data with the FSWizard mobile app.
Whats new in this HSMAdvisor update:
- New materials: DME Steel 1, 2,3 & 7 and others.
- Improved Machine Definitions: Program now does not allow to upload duplicate machines to the cloud: you need to clone your machine first.
- Fixed issues with acessing CutCloud Fixed labelling and incorrect cut filtering
Thank you, our supporters, for the continuing feedback and support!
Please download this critical update.
It fixes the "No Internet Connection" error that was introduced by our service provider changing its configuration and not telling us in advance.
Thank you everybody for feedback and support!
Update: iOS app is now on sale too!
FSWizard for Android is on a huge sale right now!
And here is the link to iTunes store:
Check it out. This will not last long!
It has been long time since FSWizard iOS app was updated.
Now finally the wait is over!
With new design, new materials and tool types....
And with the new instant update functionality, that allows me to publish updates within hours for both the iOS and Android platforms, new features will be soon and many!
Check out the new FSWizard apps over here: https://itunes.apple.com/us/developer/eldar-gerfanov/id741521900?mt=8
Also you can get FSWizard for Android here: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.beta.fswizard_lite
By the way. The only difference between the Lite and the PRO version is limited number of materials. All other restrictions have been permanently removed!
After more than a year in development and having its entire code base rewritten FSWizard Android app has finally been released to production!
The main goal of the initial production release was to not drop the ball. So the number of new features is relatively small.
The biggest visible improvement is the new design that conforms to the mobile UI standards.
We also support more materials in the lite version of the app than ever:
For HSMAdvisor customers all the available materials will be downloaded after the Login.
Another improvement is the sliding Speed and Feed overrides that are now located not only on the usual Overrides panel, but also on the Result panel:
This allows you to see the effect your changes make in the real time.
The new version of the app also allows to push immediate updates and hot fixes.
So expect a lot of new features delivered to you faster.
As you might have guessed I did not re-design the whole app just to add a couple of new sliders and a new design.
My plans is to fully integrate FSWizard with HSMAdvisor having them exchange tool libraries and cutting data.
Ant the core design changes that i made will allow for this work to proceed forward.
PS. for now the update is only available for Lite Android version of the app. FSWizard PRO Android and all version for iOS are still sporting old version. But I expect to update them within a week as well.
I have just released FSWizard for android to public beta testing.
Sign up and run it through its paces!