Thank you for visiting the home page for Fitness Record, an application for the PalmPilot. Fitness Record is designed to let you keep track of nutritional information and exercise by leveraging the convenience and portability of the PalmPilot.
Fitness Record was written by Eric Sink. It's a pet project which I work on during my copious free time. When Fitness Record was created, I referred to it as a product of my company, CSFactory. At that time, I was the only employee. Since then, CSFactory has grown to be a team of seven. Fitness Record remains a personal project of mine, and is not really indicative of the product directions for the company as a whole. I have therefore reworded things a little bit on this website, in an effort to be sure that responsibilities are well represented.
You are free to use Fitness Record without paying for it, as long as you agree to the License Agreement.
27-Jan-1998 -- Source code released. After several months of hoping that I would find time to work on Fitness Record more, I've finally come to the conclusion that this program needs more time than I can give it. In addition, I've been waiting for 3Com to release a new conduit SDK so that I could build a desktop conduit. Unfortunately, that product is still not available.
However, Fitness Record has continued to be popular with many users. Although I have been unable to continue improving the product to meet the needs of those users, I do not want them to be completely abandoned.
So, I have decided to release the source code for Fitness Record so that other programmers can continue to work on the program if they wish to do so. The code is currently setup to build using Metrowerks CodeWarrior for PalmPilot, on Windows 95 or Windows NT. The zip archive containing the code, as well as the legal terms under which it may be used, is available here.
I may still continue to work on Fitness Record in the future. However, for the benefit of people who do use the program, I would like to create the opportunity for it to be improved faster than I do so on my own.
13-Nov-1997 -- Version 0.21 released. This version has the following changes:
Be advised that the "Goal Weight" feature is still required to be entered in pounds, even if you've configured the options for kilograms.
23-Sep-1997 -- Notes:
17-Jul-1997 -- Version 0.2 released. This version has the following changes:
17-Jul-1997 -- ALERT: Version 0.11 has a bug. System Find causes a crash when Fitness Record is not running. It's not tragic, since no data will be lost. However, it's ugly. We'll post a fixed version asap. Although 0.11 remains the current version here on the site, 0.1 is still available.
14-Jul-1997 -- Version 0.11 released. This version fixes four minor problems:
14-Jul-1997 -- Our apologies! The discussion forum is currently down, due to maintenance on our site. In addition, the maintenance caused a couple of other problems, which have been fixed.
8-Jul-1997 -- Fitness Record has been downloaded over 2,800 times since our initial release. We've received a tremendous amount of feedback, including many compliments and suggestions for improvements. We're delighted that Fitness Record has been so well received, and working on the 0.2 release. Please be advised that the discussion forum will be undergoing some changes. We've had a number of people using it, and with feedback from the users, we intend to rearrange things a bit. This will mean that the discussion forum may be down for a while. If you try to access it and find it unavailable, now you'll know why. :-)
18-Jun-1997 -- Wow! We received around 900 downloads in the first
24 hours (see the clip from StingerSoft, at right). However, no one has registered for the discussion forum yet.
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17-Jun-1997 -- This is the first public release of Fitness Record. The current version is 0.1. The program has been in active use for over six weeks, and it appears to be quite stable.
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