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ZBLL trainer

Aerma

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I'm really happy to see this trainer is being developed again!
There are 3 things (that I can think of at the moment) that are missing that would make the trainer near perfect in my eyes. If these were added (or even just the first 2), I would have no further reason to continue development of my own ZBLL trainer.

1) An option to go to the next case by pressing the spacebar instead of having to time each case
2) An "indexing" system. This is the only reason I still prefer my own unfinished trainer. Whenever I have trouble with a case, I can click a button or press a key to save that case to a list, and then later I can load the cases in the list so I can practice only the cases I know I have trouble with.
3) A virtual cube via the Giiker i3S like the one in Tao's trainer, preferably one that would automatically go to the next case when the current one is solved.

I feel bad about making big requests for a free software... but there's no obligation of you to add these things, I suppose.

Thank you for all the hard work :)
 

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1) An option to go to the next case by pressing the spacebar instead of having to time each case
Well, you can pretend it's already implemented and just press the spacebar twice :D This trainer, unlike things like Anki, was meant to be a timer-like tool.

2) An "indexing" system. This is the only reason I still prefer my own unfinished trainer. Whenever I have trouble with a case, I can click a button or press a key to save that case to a list, and then later I can load the cases in the list so I can practice only the cases I know I have trouble with.
Actually this is a nice idea and quite easy to make! "Bookmarked" cases can be saved to a default preset called "bookmarks". I'll add it later.

3) A virtual cube via the Giiker i3S like the one in Tao's trainer, preferably one that would automatically go to the next case when the current one is solved.
Meh, tons of unnecessary work to save one button press. This won't drastically improve the efficiency of training ZBLL. I'm leaving it up to you :)

Thanks for your suggestions! The trainer has quite a room for improvement, mainly the ability use it on touch devices as easy as from PC. I am adding new features every once in a while when I feel like doing it.
 

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A virtual could save having to scramble the cube every time, practically doubling how fast you can train cases. I understand though :p
Then I didn't understand what "virtual cube" mean. Do you mean (1) not using physical cube at all and control virtual cube with keyboard, or (2) controlling the virtual cube on the screen using Giiker, while Giiker state does not match the virtual cube state? Or none of that?

Note that in neither of these cases you practise real world ZBLL recognition
 

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Then I didn't understand what "virtual cube" mean. Do you mean (1) not using physical cube at all and control virtual cube with keyboard, or (2) controlling the virtual cube on the screen using Giiker, while Giiker state does not match the virtual cube state? Or none of that?

Note that in neither of these cases you practise real world ZBLL recognition
I mean the latter - there's a virtual cube that changes when you turn the Giiker, and you would recognize the case from the cube on-screen, and scrambles would be instantaneous to save tons of time.
 
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Could you make an option so that if you don't know the alg, you can press a button near the case's image that can show the algorithm?
like, you request the alg from algdb for that particular case. if you can't add it, it's ok, I think that's a big request.
 
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