Quick Easy conversion app wanted

Discussion in 'Application Requests' started by Evohnoo, Sep 22, 2010.

  1. Evohnoo

    Evohnoo New Member
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    I fly a private jet to many parts of the world. The most tedious thing is converting simple Gallons / Pounds / Liters

    Is there someone out there who could code a simple app where if one field is imputed, it would spit out the rest of the info?

    Id like to be able to put in "1000Lbs" and have it come back with gallons/liters.

    Or... 750gal, and have it come back with pounds/liters.

    Or... 1800liters, and have it come back with pounds/gal

    Simple conversions between the 3 units.


    Thanks!
     

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  2. kaediil

    kaediil Member
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    I'm confused. I assume you are talking about fuel? These conversions depend upon the material, so what is the conversion factor?

    -frank
     
  3. Evohnoo

    Evohnoo New Member
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    Yes, its regarding fuel...

    here are the basics



    1gal of jet fuel = 6.78 pounds

    1gal of jet fuel = 3.785 liters

    1liter = 0.264172052 US gallons

    1 liter = 1.79636994 pounds

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    So working with these... I should be able to type into the app... "5000" (pounds)

    The result should be 5000/6.78 = 737.5gal

    Using that data, then liters should be derived from the 737.5 x 3.785 = 2791.4 liters
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    Example 2
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    I type in 2000liters into the app... 2000/3.785 = 528.4 gallons is the result as well as 528.4 x 6.78 = 3582.6 pounds
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  4. dameert

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    The app is ready (tested on htc legend)
    called "Fuel converter"

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  5. Evohnoo

    Evohnoo New Member
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    Doesnt work well on my EVO... one button is covered by the calculate button, and it forcecloses on me when I attempt to use. Please let me know if there is a way I can help with this.
     
  6. dameert

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    can you show me some pictures of the problem? i'll try to fix them

    i'll update my blog Developping when making progress
     
  7. kaediil

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    Heh, turns out I started an app here too. Maybe I will post it when I am done too.

    -frank
     
  8. Evohnoo

    Evohnoo New Member
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  9. kaediil

    kaediil Member
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    Removed the link, will be submitting to the marketplace....


    -frank
     
  10. dameert

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