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ZMPP available on Amazon and Kindle Fire

I am overjoyed to announce that ZMPP is available on Amazon’s Appstore and for the Kindle Fire for a couple of days now. I wanted to take the opportunity to say thank you to Amazon’s Appstore team for the quick approval time, getting ZMPP approved makes me very proud. I believe that the tablet form factor […]

Remembering Six Years of ZMPP Development

I am happy to announce that ZMPP can now be found and downloaded from the Android Market. Shipping a software project always fills a developer with relief and pride and for me there is no difference. I wanted to take the opportunity to reminisce about the process that led up to this point, as ZMPP […]

A New ZMPP Design

The parts for a new release of ZMPP are slowly coming together. Pichuneke, a spanish ZMPP user, contributed a spanish translation for the user interface, which is now the second user initiated translation (the first being French, done by Eric Forgeot). This is a point that makes an Open Source project fun: the involvement of […]

Challenges In Updating ZMPP’s Screen Model

So now ZMPP has a dramatically simplified setup and execution model, those changes were actually much quicker to do than I thought and each took about a day. On the other hand I did not really make changes to the core, but simply wrapped it in a different way so it can be easier reused […]

Back To The Z-Machine

In the last two years, I have only made smaller fixes and changes to ZMPP. The reasons were various: learning to be a father, tinkering with TinyUML and playing with Z-machine implementations in Ruby and Erlang. While working on the other pet projects, I noticed that ZMPP is still the most successful of them, simply because […]