With FasterGPS you can select a NTP Server matching your region to speed up the process of getting a GPS fix.
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Latest commit 15ecbcf Nov 7, 2016 @dschuermann dschuermann Version 1.12

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No longer in active development

FasterGPS is no longer in active development. If you like to take over the maintaining, simply fork it and implement fixes. I will only do basic maintenance like merging pull requests and releasing new versions.

FasterGPS

With FasterGPS you can select a NTP Server matching your region to speed up the process of getting a GPS fix.

For more information visit http://sufficientlysecure.org/android-apps/

Build with Gradle

  1. Have Android SDK "tools", "platform-tools", and "build-tools" directories in your PATH (http://developer.android.com/sdk/index.html)
  2. Open the Android SDK Manager (shell command: android). Expand the Extras directory and install "Android Support Repository"
  3. Export ANDROID_HOME pointing to your Android SDK
  4. Execute ./gradlew build

More build information

Two productFlavors are build with gradle. One for Google Play (without Paypal and Flattr Donations) and one for F-Droid (without Google Play Donations).

Contribute

Fork FasterGPS and do a Pull Request. I will merge your changes back into the main project.

Development

I am using the newest Android Studio for development. Development with Eclipse is currently not possible because I am using the new project structure.

  1. Clone the project from github
  2. From Android Studio: File -> Import Project -> Select the cloned top folder
  3. Import project from external model -> choose Gradle

Information about gps.conf

Translations

Translations are hosted on Transifex, which is configured by ".tx/config"

  1. To pull newest translations install transifex client (e.g. apt-get install transifex-client)
  2. Config Transifex client with "~/.transifexrc"
  3. Go into root folder of git repo
  4. execute tx pull (tx pull -a to get all languages)

see http://help.transifex.net/features/client/index.html#user-client

Coding Style

Code

  • Indentation: 4 spaces, no tabs
  • Maximum line width for code and comments: 100
  • Opening braces don't go on their own line
  • Field names: Non-public, non-static fields start with m.
  • Acronyms are words: Treat acronyms as words in names, yielding !XmlHttpRequest, getUrl(), etc.

See http://source.android.com/source/code-style.html

XML

  • XML Maximum line width 999
  • XML: Split multiple attributes each on a new line (Eclipse: Properties -> XML -> XML Files -> Editor)
  • XML: Indent using spaces with Indention size 4 (Eclipse: Properties -> XML -> XML Files -> Editor)

See http://www.androidpolice.com/2009/11/04/auto-formatting-android-xml-files-with-eclipse/

Licenses

FasterGPS is licensed under the GPLv3+.
The file LICENSE includes the full license text.

Details

FasterGPS is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

FasterGPS is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with FasterGPS. If not, see http://www.gnu.org/licenses/.

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