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iBurn App question

Post by freeeeeman » Mon Jul 29, 2013 1:04 pm

i noticed that the app "iBurn" is only updated for 2012 and the data provided by BMorg doesn't have camp locations. do we know when either will be updated?

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Re: iBurn App question

Post by trilobyte » Mon Jul 29, 2013 1:14 pm

On the app page in the app store, there should be a link to contact the developer.

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Re: iBurn App question

Post by freeeeeman » Mon Jul 29, 2013 2:08 pm

that's a great idea, but the problem is the data appears to rely on BMorg releasing location info online. as of 2 hours ago, it wasn't there. though contacting the developer might shed some light as to when they received the location details too... thanks trilo!

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Re: iBurn App question

Post by Bless » Mon Jul 29, 2013 2:42 pm

You can also check out the "Time To Burn" app
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Re: iBurn App question

Post by caffeineslinger » Tue Jul 30, 2013 5:45 am

As I recall that data isn't released until the gate opens.

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Re: iBurn App question

Post by freeeeeman » Tue Jul 30, 2013 10:08 am

caffeineslinger wrote:As I recall that data isn't released until the gate opens.
yeah, that's my fear. (time to burn is a great app, btw. thanks!) so without location data, you pretty much have to get internet connection somewhere at BM for this app to have location data. too bad it's not released beforehand...

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Re: iBurn App question

Post by trilobyte » Tue Jul 30, 2013 10:19 am

The developer's familiar with the process, and can most likely answer your questions related to his app.

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Re: iBurn App question

Post by andrewljohnson » Tue Aug 20, 2013 9:16 am

I am one of the iBurn developers.

We have now submitted the iOS app for review, and we requested an expedited review. Hopefully the app will be live later this week, and the developer working on the Android app is almost ready as well. I'll post back here when either is live.

The camp geo-data in the app is embargoed until gates open, but you can download it ahead of time. It will unlock if you are in Black Rock City, or know the password, or have an internet connection after gates open. Drop in on the Burning Man Earth camp and say hello to some of the contribs. I won't be there, but you can talk to Haggis, who did the art, and Jesse, a virgin burner who has no playa name, who helped build the apps and map.

We get questions about when/if iBurn will be updated each year, more and more as the date draws near. The answer is always going to be "we're working on it, and it will be ready at the last minute." Between getting the data, building the app, and scheduling that work with real work, it just ends up being a last minute thing :)

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Re: iBurn App question

Post by mdmf007 » Tue Aug 20, 2013 9:42 am

Awesome -

Thanks for the work you put into this.
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Re: iBurn App question

Post by andrewljohnson » Wed Aug 21, 2013 8:52 am

Just got approval... iBurn 2013 is now live on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/iburn-2 ... 69740?mt=8

We did get a report that Monday is missing a lot of events, but otherwise hopefully it's all good. We probably won't be able to update it at this point.

Android is still in the works, but it should be live this weekend.

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