FreshMobile 0.82

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Released: Sep 13, 2008
Updated: Sep 13, 2008 by gilhamj
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Application FreshMobile-0.82
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Installation ( Windows Mobile Smartphone or Pocket PC)
Tested Devices: WM6 Std Moto Q 9h, WM5 PPC Treo 700w

Install the .Net Compact Framework 3.5 while your device is connected to your desktop.
Install FreshMobile by copying the Cab File to your Windows Mobile device and installing it from file explorer. Download latest Build 0.82
Run FreshMobile from the Start, Programs Menu.
You will also need a Freshbooks account:


Open the Options, Accounts Screen

Your Freshbooks URL that you normally connect to on the web.

Enter your API Token found on “settings” at the upper-right corner of any page, Under “step 3,” choose “enable FreshBooks API.”
Enter your billing increment for the hours selection. i.e. A setting of .5 would have the following time pattern in the based on the billing increment to a maximum of 12 hours.
.5, 1, 1.5, 2, 2.5, 3, 3.5, 4.0, 4.5, 5.0, 5.5, 6.0, 6.5, 7, 7.5, 8, 8.5, 9, 9.5, 10, 10.5, 11, 11.5, 12.

Press Get Freshbooks Data to fetch tasks and projects and tasks (also invoices, clients, payments, and .
Select the Project and the task you are working on.
Note - You must manually remember what projects are associated with each task. There may be errors if the task is not associated with the project.
Enter the select the hours to be logged up to a maximum of 12 per entry.
Press Submit Time. You will get a success message, press OK to clear. If you receive an error or timeout.

Error 401 - Your API token or URL is set incorrectly...most likely your API token
Connection Timeout. Make sure you have good reception or have internet access. If your not connected to the internet, it may timeout the first time, just retry.
Known Issues:

Only works with one user, the administrator. Other users/employees cannot submit time. This is a limitation of the Freshbooks API.
Only supports time entries for Projects/Tasks, no invoice support in the short term.
Random errors when getting project info or submitting time. You should be able to just retry by clicking the button again.
Tasks cannot be filtered based on project selected due to the current API of Freshbooks...or a heavy performance loss.

0.5 - Initial Beta Release
0.6 - Added Timer Start/Stop with rounding up to the nearest billing increment
0.7 - Added view of invoice summaries and clients. Provided reliability improvements. Text issues with timer notes fixed.
0.8 - Added the ability to add new clients from the options menu
0.81 - Increased timeouts on submit for reliability, added elapsed time to timer, fixed issue on WM Standard where date field would cause a unnecessary scroll bar.
0.82 - Added (or stole more specifically) the icon from the Freshbooks MacOS widget. You must reboot phone to see new icon if you reinstalling due to icon caching of the home screen...again, only if you had a previous version to 0.82 installed.

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