'Coon Cave

A blog about software development, Google Play and Android in general. May contain traces of rambling. Feedback and subscriptions welcome!
Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Raccoon 4.2.3

No longer show 3 broken buttons on some app searches.

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Raccoon 4.2.2

Changed the device, Raccoon mimics as by default, to a Samsung Galaxy S8.

Monday, January 22, 2018

Raccoon 4.2.1

  • Don’t download the latest version of an app over and over again, if old versions are kept.
  • Don’t choke during update if Play returns app details that were not requested.
  • Don’t choke during update if the database contains an incomplete record for an app.
Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Raccoon 4.2.0

Return of the commandline! Raccoon v4.2 is a feature release, reintroducing the ability to download and update apps from the commandline. Please note that GUI and CLI mode are mutually exclusive and cannot be run concurrently (only one process can open the database at any given time). Please also note that the CLI is intented for “expert use only”!

Friday, October 27, 2017

Raccoon 4.1.6

App search showed “no results” when trying to search with an expired or otherwise invalid session. Raccoon now automatically reconnects if possible or prompts the user to run the setup wizard again.

Saturday, October 7, 2017

Raccoon 4.1.5

  • App browser was not updating the list of apps after deleting an app from the local repository without a restart.
  • Apps declaring permissions with really long names (>255 characters) could not be downloaded. Bumped the limit up to 8kb.
  • Switched to sans serif fonts in the sidebar.
  • Added pre v4.1.3 backwards compatibility to be safe.
  • Phrasing changes
Thursday, September 7, 2017

Raccoon 4.1.4

Follow up bugfix to 4.1.3.

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Raccoon 4.1.3

Google broke things. Apps can now be downloaded again.

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Raccoon 4.1.2

  • The File|Import apps dialog gets no longer squashed after closing and reopening the window
  • Apps can now manually be renamed in the App Details dialog (this is a workaround in case Raccoon extracts the app’s name from the APK file in the wrong language).
  • Added tooltips to the buttons in the File|Import apps dialog.
  • No longer hang when importing an APK file from the local filesystem that does not contain an icon.
Saturday, June 10, 2017

Raccoon 4.1.1

  • Catch up with Google’s latest changes to the login process.
  • Fixed a display problem with apps requesting permissions not containing a dot character.