You can now find us on facebook at http://facebook.com/arboristapps where you can easily keep up with all the latest news and developments coming to the ArboristApps project. Please be sure to visit and like our page and also to share it with your facebook friends!
You might also like to check out the Arbtalk Facebook group which currently has 241 members @ http://www.facebook.com/groups/128622575070/
Although a new site, ArboristApps is looking forward to bringing arborists across the globe further practical tree related resources direct to their smartphones. Perhaps you have an idea for an app? Perhaps you own an app and are looking to promote it beyond the appstore and marketplace platforms. ArboristApps is linked directly to Arbtalk, which with 70,000 unique visitors every month makes it the single largest arborist networking site in the UK. If you want to get your product out to the UK as well as international market, there really is no better place for it than here. Please get in touch if you are interested in working together.
The databases which make up the basis of the arborist knot and fungi ID apps originate from the existing online galleries at Arbtalk. The first of these, the fungi ID gallery opened in July 2010, with the knot guide opening just over a year later. Both galleries proved to be very popular with the Arbtalk membership, and it soon became evident that people were using these galleries whenever they could, which included out in the field subject to their mobile reception at the time…….which was generally a huge sticking point. With that in mind, work began on the iPhone and android apps in the September 2011. Now some 8 months later we are extremely excited to be able to deliver these galleries to smartphone users worldwide, in a very slick, fast interface. The best part???….after the initial download you can browse the apps without the need for mobile reception, making it a truly mobile resource for fungi identification and knot tying out in the field.
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