BridgePal Scoring System

Using Non-Android Devices


The BridgePal app is only implemented for android devices. However, the app chiefly serves to encapsulate a browser based application and all the essential functions of the application are available directly through a standard browser. Thus it should be possible to use the application on any touch screen device that has a web browser, for example, iPhone, iPad.

From the web browser the BridgePal application can be accessed via a url having the following form:

http://aaa.bbb.ccc.ddd:1357/BridgePal.php

where "aaa.bbb.ccc.ddd" represents the numeric ip address of the scoring PC. The ":1357" must be included if using BridgePalServices v1.6 or later, otherwise it should be omitted. The server will respond with the Start Screen as shown in the section "BridgePal App User Guide", assuming that BridgeScore is running and a wireless scoring session has been started. The session then proceeds as described there.

Accessing Special Functions

There are a couple of other functions which may be required occasionally. These functions are accessible from the BridgePal app menu but on non-android devices must be accessed via specific urls. These functions are:

1. Reset Table

This is described in the section on "BridgePal App User Guide". Access this function via:

http://aaa.bbb.ccc.ddd:1357/BridgePal.php?screen_id=resettable

replacing aaa.bbb.ccc.ddd by the numeric ip address of the scoring PC.

2. Replace Failed Unit

This is described in the section on "BridgePal App User Guide". Access this function via:

http://aaa.bbb.ccc.ddd:1357/BridgePal.php?screen_id=replaceUnit

replacing aaa.bbb.ccc.ddd by the numeric ip address of the scoring PC.