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Using ASE with your.flowingdata

As of ASE r16, python-twitter is included with Python. There is a bug that prevents it from working (the fix will be available in r17). But, there's a work around:Open ASE shell (Menu > Interpreters > Shell)Type mkdir /sdcard/ase/python/tmpI'm using the python-twitter module to make it easy to keep track of events on your.flowingdata (yfd). I have the following yfd.py script:import android import twitter droid = android.Android() t = twitter.Api(username='foo', password='bar') def yfd(data=None): if data is None: data = droid.getInput('d yfd')['result'] if data: t.PostDirectMessage('yfd', data) droid.exit() if __name__ == '__main__': yfd()Then, I have a few shortcut scripts I use for common data entries. For example, goodmorning:import yfd yfd.yfd('goodmorning')and goodnight:import yfd yfd.yfd('goodnight')On my Nexus One, I created a folder on my home screen called "yfd" that cont…
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ASE r15 and r16 Released

I skipped release notes for r15, so I'm rolling them into the release notes for r16. So, what's new?

Features:
Cupcake support is back by popular demand.Built-in API browser. In the script editor, open the menu and tap "help" to see a list of all available ASE Android APIs.python-twitter package added.Anonymous usage tracking. Want to support ASE and increase development activity? Enable usage tracking!New sendEmail API supports pre-filled form fields.More and larger font sizes available for the terminal.Under the covers:
Huge refactoring of the AndroidFacade and RPC classes. Without this, the built-in API browser would not exist. Thanks, Felix!In the works:
Shorter time between releases.Voice-to-text support.Email attachments.More APIs. Visit the ASE project page to download the latest APK.
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