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Status? #138

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sindresorhus opened this Issue · 4 comments

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@sindresorhus

I want to contribute to this app, but there seems to be little activity since the last 4 months.

  • Do you accept contributions?
  • What's the difference between khanacademy.org on mobile and this mobile app?
    They look different, but both uses jQM.
  • What's the plan further?

I forked the master repo, but the video / exercise list doesn't load, no error message.

@ricklove

I am also interested contributing. The exercises are very slow on my iPhone 3GS. I am interested in helping develop an offline web app that runs quickly on all mobile devices and even syncs user data allowing user to work offline

@spicyj
Owner

We haven't been working on our mobile apps much. @ricklove, the exercises run off of http://github.com/Khan/khan-exercises and we'll gladly accept patches that improve performance. Right now we don't have time to support a true offline exercise experience, sorry.

@ricklove

I have time. I've developed many offline web apps (greekbible,toldpro.com is a simple example.) I've been thinking to start a new github repo called KhanExercises-OpenFramework which would include:

v1. Offline web app version of the exercise framework (with support for a local Khan Proxy Server)
v2. Content type exercises (Non-math text based questions like memorize, definitions, etc.)
V2b. Leveling system for all exercises (This would allow each exercise type to have multiple levels of difficulty)

I'll be writing up a design document according to the Khan design recommendations. What I would like is that this would become an official part of Khan Academy so I wanted guidance on where to create this. However, I can create a prototype first if that is required to get someone's attention. I believe this will be vital to enable Khan to be useful in developing countries where smart phones are becoming common but computers are still rare.

@ricklove

@spicyj Hey Ben, I opened an issue at the Khan-exercises project with my proposal:

Khan/khan-exercises#33150

Please consider it as I believe it represents a vital step forward for Khan academy.

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