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Brick Wizard: A tool for saving money at BrickLink

Postby RotsiserMho » Sun Jul 06, 2014 1:54 am

Hi everyone! Over the past 18 months I have been working on Brick Wizard: an app for OS X/Windows that helps save money on BrickLink orders by determining the least expensive combination of stores for a given parts/wanted list.

I hope you find this useful! Thanks for checking it out!
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Re: Brick Wizard: A tool for saving money at BrickLink

Postby Athos » Mon Jul 07, 2014 2:44 am

Nice. I hope it works well. We've needed it for a long time.

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Re: Brick Wizard: A tool for saving money at BrickLink

Postby Bruce N H » Thu Jul 10, 2014 5:14 pm

This looks like a great tool. I'm shifting this, though, over to Buy/Sell/Trade as this is more relevant to that sub-forum.

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Re: Brick Wizard: A tool for saving money at BrickLink

Postby RotsiserMho » Sun Jul 13, 2014 5:48 am

Bruce N H wrote:This looks like a great tool. I'm shifting this, though, over to Buy/Sell/Trade as this is more relevant to that sub-forum.
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Thanks Bruce!


0.1.3 is now available. Highlights include drastically reduced memory usage (less than 100 MB, even for large numbers of combinations) and 2-6 times faster performance. A high-end computer (3GHz quad core) can process over a billion combinations in under 10 minutes.

0.1.3 Beta for OS X
0.1.3 Beta for Windows
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Re: Brick Wizard: A tool for saving money at BrickLink

Postby mpoh98 » Mon Jul 14, 2014 12:47 pm

This looks amazing, thank you RotsiserMho! :D
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Re: Brick Wizard: A tool for saving money at BrickLink

Postby OverLoad » Mon Jul 14, 2014 4:29 pm

A great tool, and given my mathematics deficiency something I will definitely take advantage of. :lol:
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Re: Brick Wizard: A tool for saving money at BrickLink

Postby RotsiserMho » Mon Aug 25, 2014 5:42 am

Brick Wizard 0.1.4 Beta has been released with international support!

New Features

  • Added support for all countries and currencies supported by BrickLink!
    • Stores are now filtered by the selected country to ship to
    • Prices are displayed in the selected currency
  • Preferences are automatically saved
  • Added support for importing BrickLink wanted list XML
  • Number of threads defaults to one less than the maximum to avoid inadvertently locking up the system

Bug Fixes

  • The number of stores per combination is now limited to the total quantity of items instead of the number of item entries. This allows for searching for large quantities of a single part.
  • Report more errors instead of simply crashing

0.1.4 Beta for OS X
0.1.4 Beta for Windows
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Re: Brick Wizard: A tool for saving money at BrickLink

Postby RotsiserMho » Sun Sep 07, 2014 2:45 am

Brick Wizard 0.1.5 Beta is out with greatly improved international support! I hope this works for everyone. Please let me know if you spot any issues!

New Features
  • Added support for selecting regions to ship from
    • Stores are now filtered by the selected regions
    • Country in which store is located is displayed next to the store link
Bug Fixes
  • No longer limited to stores in the US!

0.1.5 Beta for OS X
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