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carl.simmons (13) [Avatar] Offline
#1
I recently updated my Android phone and discovered that the graphics in Chapter 9 - Hungry Spider and Chapter 14 - A-Mazeing Penguin didn't work on the new phone!

They weren't transparent around the edges and the spider, flies, Gentoo and the Yeti were encased in solid blocks of color.

It turns out that newer implementations of Android don't process GIF transparency properly.

As a result I've converted all of my graphics to PNG format and these will be posted in the chapter resources package on http://manning.com/beer/ shortly.

To use the new PNGs you will need to upload the pngs to your app instead of the gifs and then change any App Inventor text blocks which contain ".gif" to instead say ".png"

Hope this helps
Carl
Mike R. (2) [Avatar] Offline
#2
Is it possible to replace the WAV files with MP3 versions at the same time? The WAV files were unplayable on my Samsung device and my subsequent searches of the web seemed to indicate that this was a common problem for Samsung devices.
carl.simmons (13) [Avatar] Offline
#3
Hi

Haven't come across this - a quick and easy way to convert is http://media.io/

Best
Carl