MySword Credits

The authors of the software MySword want to thank the following who made this software possible:

  1. Almigthy God, for giving us the vision to do the project.
  2. Rick Meyers, developer of Pocket E-Sword, for inspiring us to do the project and continue what he has started. He had already discontinued his Pocket E-Sword software.
  3. Costas Stergiou, the author of TheWord Bible software for Windows, for providing the free unencrypted modules as the source of the MySword modules in MySword format.
  4. The different authors and publishers of the free Bibles, commentaries and dictionaries.
  5. Others ...

    Many Thanks to the teachings and music of the following ministries who comforted and inspired us during the development of this project :

The software will not be possible without the following free and/or open source libraries and tools:

  1. Apache Commons IO - The library of utilities assisted in developing some IO functionality, released under The Apache Software License, Version 2.0. The library can be downloaded from http://commons.apache.org/io/.
  2. ColorPickerPreference - Generally used classes by Daniel Nilsson; ColorPickerPreference class by Sergey Margaritov; Packed by Sergey Margaritov, released under The Apache Software License, Version 2.0. The library can be downloaded from https://github.com/attenzione/android-ColorPickerPreference.
  3. Drag and Drop List - A simple drag and drop ListView code by Eric Harlow, released under The Apache Software License, Version 2.0. The library can be downloaded from http://ericharlow.blogspot.com/2010/10/experience-android-drag-and-drop-list.html.
  4. Droidparts - a carefully crafted Android framework by Alex Yanchenko, released under The Apache Software License, Version 2.0. ClearableEditText was used by MySword. The library can be downloaded from https://github.com/yanchenko/droidparts.
  5. Eclipse - The open source Java Integrated Development Environment used in developing MySword for Android. The software can be downloaded from http://www.eclipse.org/downloads/.
  6. GIMP - The GNU Image Manipulation Program, was used in imaged editing. It was downloaded from http://www.gimp.org/.
  7. Google's Android Software Development Kit - The main library used in the development. The tool can be downloaded from http://developer.android.com/sdk/.
  8. InkScape - An Open Source vector graphics editor, with capabilities similar to Illustrator, CorelDraw, or Xara X, using the W3C standard Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) file format. It was used to create the icons and button images, and it was downloaded from http://inkscape.org/.
  9. NewQuickAction3D - Used in Tag list edit item, released under The Apache Software License, Version 2.0. It can be downloaded from https://github.com/lorensiuswlt/NewQuickAction3D.
  10. Notepad++ - The text editor that was used to complement Eclipse', written by Don Ho and the rest of the Notepad++ developer team, downloaded from http://notepad-plus-plus.org/.
  11. Open Share Icon Open Share Icon - The Open Share Icon is designed to help users easily identify shareable content. The icon is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported License. It can be downloaded from http://www.shareaholic.com/openshareicon.
  12. Some Icons - licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license. Taken from http://commons.wikimedia.org
    • Action-write.svg - originally History.svg, by ~DarKobra at Deviantart
    • Nature-tree.svg - originally Tango_icon_nature.svg, by ~DarKobra at Deviantart
    • Nature-flower.svg - originally Rose_of_sharon_Icon.svg, by Ksiom (http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Ksiom)
    • Symbol-information.svg - originally Emblem-notice.svg, Derivative work by Werson (http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Werson), based on Image:Emblem-important.svg by The people from the Tango! project
    • Symbol-question.svg - originally Emblem-question.svg, by Rugby471 (http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Rugby471)
  13. SQLite - The database used, which is small, fast and reliable. All of the deliverable code in SQLite has been dedicated to the public domain by the authors. More information can be obtained from http://www.sqlite.org/.
  14. SQLite Manager - Extension for Firefox and other apps to manage any sqlite database, available in Mozilla Public License, written by Mrinal Kant, and downloaded from Mozilla add on website.
  15. System.Data.SQLite - An open source ADO.NET provider for the SQLite database engine, written by Robert Simpson ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ), and dowloaded from http://sqlite.phxsoftware.com/. It was released to the public domain.
  16. Tango Desktop Project's Tango Icon Library - Free library of icons released into the Public Domain. Most icons come from this library and some are composed from the SVG icons. The icons can be downloaded from http://tango.freedesktop.org/Tango_Icon_Library.
  17. TinyMCE - JavaScript WYSIWYG Editor developed by Moxiecode Systems AB and released under GNU LGPL License. This was used as the Chrome WebView JavaScript-based Editor for Kit kat and higher. It can be downloaded from http://www.tinymce.com/download/download.php.

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