Golf GPS Scorecard V1.3.1

Table of content
  1. Version 1.3.1
  2. Benefit
  3. Main screen, function
  4. Create and start a new game
  5. What's in My Bag
  6. History, searching historical games
  7. Live leaderboard  
  8. Players map view
  9. Sharing, sharing screen snapshot with friends
  10. Measure distance
  11. STATS
  12. Setting
  13. Change Log

1. Version 1.3.1 : 2012/11/10
    1. New feature
      1. New camera disable/enable setting on my-shot-screen.
      2. New setting for showing front 9/back 9 holes on scorecard-screen.
      3. New "Sharing" functionality,  one can share current screen snapshot with friends via Email, Messaging, Facebook and even "What's app" and "Line". 
      4. Players map view.
    2. Enhancement
      1. User interface enhancement for Android 3 and above.

2. Benefit
  1. Record your every shot with
    1. Current GPS position.
    2. Which club you used.
    3. Taking fairway picture from the view of current GPS position.
  2. Calculate and show distance (without slope / with slope) between shots.
  3. Tracking your every shot by GPS position on "historical-map-view-screen". 
  4. Searching your historical games ever created.
  5. Game STATS.
  6. Sharing screen(scorecard, live leaderboard, map-view, STATS... ) snapshot with friends via Email, messaging, Google+, Facebook, and even What's app, Line and so on.
  7. Live leader board.
  8. Player map view, find player Geo position on "player-map-view-screen".
  9. Measure distance between current Geo position and the point user clicks on the "current-map-view".

3. Main screen, function
Main function, include
  1. Start
  2. History, query historical games 
  3. STATS
  4. What's in My Bag
  5. Setting
  6. About

4. Create and start a  new game  
"New Game" dialog
  1. App will pop up the "New Game" dialog to let you create a  game if there is no game defined  on CURRENT day.
  2. Once the game created, app stay at the newly created game until you create another game on CURRENT day. 
  1. The current-scorecard-screen, after creating the game. 
  2. Click on the hole-item will transfer to current-map-view-screen to identify current Geo position and record the shot. 
On current-map-view-screen, you will
  1. Click on the Par digital to set up par. (Click on it will increment par by 1 between 3 to 6 )
  2. Tap the GPS signal point (the smaller blue-white-point) to identify current Geo position. 
  3. And transfer to my-shot-screen to record the shots.  
On my-shot-screen, you can
  1. Pick up what clubs you used for the shots.
  2. Press OK button to record the shots (at most 3 shots if same club, same Geo position)
  3. If chip-in or hole-in-one then no need to pick up a club, just press OK button. 
  1. You can enable or disable the camera feature by pressing the option menu item.
  2. Beside we also provide a camera enable/disable setting option on setting screen, it's a global setting. 

5. What's in My Bag
What's in My Bag
Before you can pick up clubs on my-shot-screen, you have to set up what-in-my-bag-screen first.  

6. History, searching historical games
On historical-game-list-screen, you can
  1. Long click on the game item will pop up a dialog to make sure if really want to delete the game.
  2. Click on the game item will transfer to historical-scorecard-screen.
  3. Press the Date, Course or Score button will sort all the games by date, course or score.

On historical-scorecard-screen, you can
  1. Find the score, put, penalty and what club for your every shot.
  2. Click on every hole-item, will transfer to historical-map-view-screen to show your shot path.
On historical-map-view-screen, you can
  1. Track your every shot (include what clubs) by hole.
  2. Find distance between shots (both with or without slope).

Press the STAR sign will
  1. Show up the picture you took when you record the shot if camera is enabled that time.
  2. If camera is disable when recording shot, then it will show a question mark.

7. Live leaderboard 

On current-scorecard-screen, press live leaderboard  from option menu item

Live-leaderboard-screen provide
  1. Find current rounds 
  2. Create round
  3. Players map view
  4. Share

If no current round, create a new round first. 

  1. After creating a new round or joining a current round, the round-title is presented on top of the screen. 
  2. Click on the round-title will refresh current live leaderboard result. 
  3. The round is identified by

  1. Date + 
  2. Course +  
  3. Player who create the round

  1. After creating the round, tell your friend to find the round and click on it to join the round.
  2. Then you can see each other on live leaderboard screen.

8. Player map view

  1. On live-leader-board-screen, press the "Players map view" option menu item will go to the player-map-view-screen.
  2. Players can see each other on the player-map-view-screen.

9. Share, sharing screen snapshot with friends
Almost every screen provide the "Share... " option menu item. It let you share current screen snapshot with friends via
  1. Email, Gmail
  2. Messaging
  3. Facebook
  4. Google+
  5. Even What's app or Line (if you have installed them on phone) and so on.

Sharing scorecard screen via Messaging

Sharing scorecard screen via Facebook

10. Measure distance

  1. If stats comes from main-screen, then it will show the most recent 3 games STATS.
  2. If comes from scorecard-screen, then it only shows the current game STATS.

12. Setting

On setting-screen, you can
  1. Enable camera feature on my-shot-screen.
  2. Show or hide front/back 9 holes summary on top of scorecard-screen
Show front/back 9 and 18 holes summary on scorecard-screen.
  1. Click on "Total" row will show all 18 holes on scorecard-screen
  2. Click on "Front" row will only show the front 9 holes on scorecard-screen.
  3. Click on "Back" row will only show the back 9 holes on scorecard-screen.
Camera feature enabled on my-shot-screen

13. Change Log

Version 1.3 : 2012/10/12
  1. New feature
    1. Add "player-map-view" option on "live-leader-board-screen" to let players in the same round see each other on "player-map-view-screen". 
    2. Add "setting-screen" option on "main-screen" to let user enable or disable camera on the "my-shot-screen" when records shots.  
    3. Add new "about-screen" option on "main-screen".
  2. Enhance 
    1. "scorecard-screen",  add new "Front", "Back" or "Total" title bar on top of "scorecard-screen", click it will show only the front9, back 9 or total 18 holes.
    2. User interface enhancement 
  3. Bug fixed.
    1. Run-time exception because did not enter the par number on "my-shot-screen".
    2. Failed to connect to camera service.
  4. To-do (maybe next version...)
    1. Simplify the process of "how to record the shot(score)". 
    2. Add filter(date or course) to historical-game-list-screen.

Version 1.2.3 : 2012/09/23
  1. New feature
    1. Add Live Leader Board.
  2. Enhance
    1. Change the app flow," my-scorecard-screen" will be the initial screen when starting a new game. Now, press every hole item will go to the "current-map-view-screen" to record shots. 

Version 1.2.2 : 2012/09/06
  1. New
    1. Largely changing the app flow, make it more clearly by adding a "main-screen" as the whole app entry point. 
    2. STATS function on "main-screen", STATS from "main-screen" calculated from the most recently 3 games.
  2. Enhance
    1. Simplify the process of  recording shots, on "current-map-view-screen", we omit the "press man-with-pin icon" step.  Now tap on the "blue-whit-point" will transfer to "my-shot-screen" to record the shots directly. 
    2. Change Facebook login to Facebook SSO (Single Sign On). 
    3. User interface enhancement, like the "Distance" function.
  3. Bug fixed.  
    1. Number format exception.

Version 1.2.1 : 2012/08/23
  1. New 
    1. Add new function, "share with Facebook" on almost every screen, to snapshot current screen as .png file and publish on Facebook wall, if you have a Facebook account.   
  2. Enhance
    1. Add "animate" function on "historical-map-view-screen". This allow you to animate your every shot in the screen by pressing the animate button.  
    2. Add "Hole" and "Par" information on "current-map-view-screen".
  3. Bug fixed 
    1. For very few device which do not support specific camera preview size on "my-shot-screen". 

Version 1.2 : 2012/08/12
  1. New
    1. Add "STATS" function. 
  2. Enhance
    1. Improve user interface,  add "sparkle text" on current GPS position to remind user.
    2. Improve user interface, change input method for "Hole" and "Par" setting on "my-shot-screen"
      1. Click "Hole" or "Par" button will increase by 1. 
      2. Long click "Hole" or "Par" button will decrease by 1 .
  3. Bug fixed.

Version 1.1 : 2012/07/29
  1. Add Traditional Chinese Version. 
  2. Improve user interface largely, particularly the camera view and the layout in "my-shot-screen".

Version 1.01 : 2012/07/23
  1. Add #5 hybrid option in "what's in my bag" .

Version 1.00 : 2012/07/20
  1. Initial version.



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