Current

There is a large list of possible features to add to Tack Pad, but the biggest problem I personally have with the app is the difficulty in dealing with more complex currents.  Inserting and editing nodes to describe current is painful, and hard to change if you want to explore different scenarios.  Options to rethink current include: A simpler way to edit current over time on the existing...

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Polar Files

Version 1.0 of Tack Pad will load polar files, though only one format is currently supported. I’m not sure where the polar format is from, but files for various boats can be found on the internet. Here is an example file Catalina 36 from the www.blur.se site. The file is text, and though this example has a “.txt” extension Tack Pad expects a “.bp” extension....

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Tack Pad Approved

Tack Pad was approved by Apple yesterday and is now available in the App store.

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Submitted to Apple

The beta is over and version 1.0 has been submitted to Apple for release. There is no way to know when Apple will approve the app, but one to two weeks seems a good guess.

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Tack Pad in Beta

The application in essentially done, but now it’s time for a little sanity check. If you are interested in testing the app and providing some feedback, please email support@ruddernut.com

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Work in progress

This site is under development and may undergo sudden and possibly disconcerting changes.

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