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EWallet Cloud Storage - app showcase

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Note.pngNote: This is an entry in the Symbian Qt Quick Components Competition 2012Q1

Note.pngNote: This page is unfinished, I will finish it before 17 March, 2012. if you are interested, add your e-mail here, please

Note.pngNote: Update: 5th March: App distribution is being delayed as we are waiting for a 742.15 Mass encryption form from the US Bureau of Commercee

Article Metadata
Code Example
Source file: Source is not open, contains encryption
Installation file: See at Download section
Tested with
SDK: SDK(s) built and tested against (e.g. Qt SDK 1.2)
Devices(s): Nokia 700 (on RDA)
Compatibility
Platform(s): Symbian Anna, Belle and later, Qt 4.7.4 or later
Symbian
Device(s): Symbian^3 devices
Dependencies: Qt Quick Components 1.1
Platform Security
Signing Required: Nokia Signed
Capabilities: NetworkServices
Article
Created: molbal (04 Mar 2012)
Last edited: molbal (11 Mar 2012)

Contents

Introduction and Summary

This is a cloud based personal data storage app. It offers a really nice GUI that uses lots of prebuilt QML elements, mixed with customized ones. To make sure your data won't leak anywhere, the app only transfers and reveives the data encoded (multiple times, multiple methods)

This page is created to introduce the user interface the app, to 1) show my tricks and solutions to others, and 2) to clarify things or answer possible questions in the Qt Quick competition.

Main Screen

The screen uses a slowly fading cloudy background, because it's a nice background and, obvious for the cloud-based services. The login and password buttons are having a small animation. The first time someone opens the app and fills in that information, can register there. An easy-to-fill webpage somes in an embedded WebView that I tried to design as they were QML Components. After the registering, the system keeps the entered data, so the users can log in directly. A fancy loading indicator is fading in and out, with 3 circles rotating in different directions. After signing in, the app downloads and decrypts the entries from the cloud, then shows them in a two-columned list.

Controls on the main screen

On the top of the screen, just below the statusbar, there is a button row with three buttons, without text, only icons: refres (obvious), quicksearch (animates a text-field out that filters the entries), and new entry (Opens up a new layer on the top of everything, slightly fades out the things behind it) The toolbar remains simple in this app, (it would be too much t put everything in it) so it only offers an exit button and a help button that opens another page (using PageStack). On that page, the toolbar chanes: the help button disappears and the exit button becomes a back button.

Controls on the entry-viewer popup

There is the title of the entry written on top of everything, then a white divider line, and the entry data itself. There is a button row, too, with 4 buttons, with only icons, following the iconography rules strictly: 1. Back - closes the popup 2. Delete - deletes the entry 3. Edit - Flips the entry data over and shows an input textarea and a save button. The entry data is precopied into the area. 4. Share - Sends the entry data in e-mail. Just a function for comfort.

Add categories below. Remove Category:Draft when the page is complete or near complete - still draft (latest edit: 2012 march 10 )

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