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DropAFew

DropAFew is a multi-user calorie counting program for your Web browser. It runs with XAMPP or any Apache+MySQL+PHP setup. The program helps you maintain a consistent calorie deficit based on your preferences for the rate of weight loss you want to achieve. Daily graphs and a long-term trend chart help you study your progress. Once new food items are keyed in, they are searchable for the next time you enter them.

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  •  13 Jan 2005 06:20

    Release Notes: Improvements were made for use on PDAs, mobile phones, or text-mode browsers. This release added the ability to weigh-in and show the history of weigh-ins. The Trend Chart was improved. The user preferences now handle more time zones. It is now possible to roll back logged in items to the night before with one click. Unnecessary SQL for showing stats was removed. The PHP and HTML coding style and form validation was improved. Several experimental features were added, including a PDF report showing logged items, the ability to view weigh-in plots on the Trend Chart, a more useful Splurge Worksheet, and a CSS navbar/pull-down menus.

    •  10 Nov 2004 16:46

      Release Notes: There is a now a Splurge Worksheet to help offset days when you overeat. Choose how many days you want to offset the splurge over, and the program will suggest new Target Calories for those "fix" days. Also, users from different timezones can use the same Web host by setting their own hours offset on the Preferences page.

      •  01 Nov 2004 21:38

        Release Notes: The weight maintenance calories logic considers more factors now such as gender, age, height, and activity level in addition to weight. There are several new themes and CSS changes. The online demo site is updated with these changes.

        •  29 Oct 2004 00:39

          No changes have been submitted for this release.

          Recent comments

          10 Nov 2004 07:03 chrisbratlien

          Re: Very nice project idea


          > I've been using NUT for some time, but

          > it isn't very

          > convenient for me. This project looks

          > like it could be. P.S.

          > perhaps you can use and/or expand on the

          > NUT project in

          > some way.

          That's a good idea. I remember looking at NUT a long time ago. I was impressed that it had a food database, but I didn't find it easy to use. I should probably incorporate their food database into my program. I would give proper credit to that project if I did that. I'll have to take another look at NUT and see what I can learn from it. Thanks for the comment.

          Chris

          01 Nov 2004 14:30 shaman

          Very nice project idea
          I've been using NUT for some time, but it isn't very

          convenient for me. This project looks like it could be. P.S.

          perhaps you can use and/or expand on the NUT project in

          some way.

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