Two Steps Forward, Two Steps Back

  The Sync system in DianHua Dictionary works reasonably well albeit with some performance issues and a couple of minor, fairly rare bugs.  The problem with it is that I didn’t plan well for the inevitable…new features.  There just is no easy upgrade...

How About Some Character Animations?

Over the past few years, I’ve had many users ask about character animations.  Being that it’s a labor intensive process to produce character animations, I’ve been hesitant to go down the path, and some of the companies with licensable content have...

Still Alive and Kicking

  The calendar says 2012, doesn’t it?  I’ve done everything I can to pretend I didn’t make it through 2011 without a single DianHua Dictionary update, but it’s time to face the music.  It happened, and given that this is a one man show, I...

Sync Challenges Fixed

During the server move, I found the underlying cause of the sync performance issues.  You should now see a delay as the sync from your device prepares and transmits data.  At the point of actually syncing at the server, it should only take a few seconds to...

Sync Challenges

I have been getting more and more reports of sync challenges from DianHua users.  Most of them appear to be data that syncs correctly if I do so manually from the server so I believe we’re dealing with performance and/or network problems.    Before I make...