@whensmybus gets a whole lot better
Wow. It’s been nine days since @whensmybus was released and the feedback has by and large been positive. It’s not all been plain sailing - the odd bug or two made it past my initial testing, and a database update I tried inadvertently corrupted it all. My thanks go to @LicenceToGil, @randallmurrow and @christiane who were all unlucky enough to manage to break it. As a result,...
A few weeks ago TfL put all their information from Countdown, the service they use to provide bus arrival times, online. There’s a TfL Countdown website and you can enter a bus stop name, or ID number, and find out the latest buses from the stop. But, it’s a bit fiddly. The main website doesn’t automatically redirect you to the mobile version if you are on a phone. If you type in a location,...
This isn’t much of a blog per se, but just a repository of information and updates about the @whenmybus Twitter app as I roll out new features.