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Bethor
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Hey guys, first rant,

At the moment I'm developing a very big and complex app. We are almost done and decided to deliver a test version to our customer. After he received our test he called us and said there is a problem with a function, he just said it's not working and wasn't very specific.

So I decided to check his problem, because an colleague couldn't figure it out.
I started the app via android studio and had a similar problem, there was a huge delay at the automatic recording function of Bluetooth messages, I thought yeah this is his problem.
I showed it my colleague and he said that he doesn't have this problem, we have different Bluetooth simulators so we thought that there must be a problem with the Bluetooth communication or the simulators are broken.
I checked if there is some kind of timing or buffer problem and logged the shit out of the simulator and found nothing, 3 hours were lost🏁.

My colleague checked his last changes because he had changed a lot at the App Api do to new conditions and those customer wishes💀 he couldn't found anything. So we thought maybe it's my device and the device of the customer. We switched the devices and tada no problem with my devices if the app is builded at the pc of my colleague.

I thought ok maybe it's because I turned some ndk features off. Turned it back on, nothing happened. So we exchanged our Android Studio Settings but no difference. So I said yeah whatever my mashine is just fucked. I restarted my mashine for the third time and started android fucking studio. Some little popup showed up "new updates"... the solution came to my mind ... Do to an update of android studio I excidently turned on Instant Run.....🌋 . I checked it, it was activated, these fucking instant run, great idea but not working... Turned it off, everything worked.
I called the customer because he can't have a problem and he said, this time not angry, oh yeah it was just a notification if I want to turn on my Bluetooth and I decided no and the Bluetooth recording is not recording, this is a problem... -😠NO FUCKING COMMENT😤-

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  • 3
    That's frustrating.
  • 3
    Yes, sometimes i feel like the "i have no idea what i'm doing dog" :-D
  • 0
    Fuck Instant Run ;-)
  • 2
    Wait, client's "problem" was that they refused to turn in Bluetooth? Clients are like computers. Give them a doc listing exactly what to do. Then you yourself can find all the baby steps in the doc that could be causing their problem. Then it's best to just risk offending them by asking "did you turn on Bluetooth as in step 4 of the doc for Windows machines?"

    You may hear "oh, I couldn't turn on Bluetooth because I installed this app on my window machine (for pressing window panes)."
  • 3
    Or better yet: Yes. I installed this on my android. And yes, she has Bluetooth.
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