Boyleing Point

Psychotic ramblings about technology

Agander 2.0 is now out.

Posted by Luke Boyle on the

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It's been about 2 and a half months since the first official full release of Agander went live, and it's out with the old in with the new.

Google Calendar API - ColorId

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When you request a Google Calendar event it will come with a colorId which is either undefined if user didn't select a colour, or between one and 11 if they did. Since I needed these for Agander, I decided to collate these for the curious. These are the corresponding colours used in the Google Calendar app.

Agander 1.0 is now out.

Posted by Luke Boyle on the

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Agander started in November 2015 with a vision to unify several of the productivity services I use. With Agander I could now have one tab where previously I had four or five. This post is fairly overdue, but I think it's worth taking the time to appreciate how far the project has come. While I did start in November, the biggest progress didn't start until January 2016. Working a 9-5 job and then coming home to work on Agander until 1AM has been a struggle, but the outcome is the true reward. As of Version 0.1 in December (with vaporware calendar) As of Version 1.0 on March 19th - Agander has now entered a brief period of refactoring and optimisation, after which point, the next set of integrations will be developed to create a more comprehensive

Why I cancelled my Spotify subscription.

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I've been a Spotify Premium subscriber since 2013, and I've watched a gradual change from useful to straight up garbage. Adding a local file It used to be that a paired device would appear in the sidebar and you could drag local files onto it. I'm not sure what the justification behind it is, but the paired devices no longer appear as accessible storage, as a compromise you can now use your devices as remote controllers. The current process to add local files to other devices is to add the local file to Spotify in your preferences, go to the local files in the sidebar (see below) Drag the files to a playlist and then make the playlist available offline on your mobile device. What's wrong with this?

Google Task Javascript API - Invalid Value 400 Error

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After a long battle with the weird Google Task Javascript API I've established a module for Agander that has the ability to: