Whilst working on StackAnywhere (a new Android client for Stack Overflow and other Stack Exchange
websites), I was trying to figure out how best to...
0 replies - 6366 views - 05/10/11 by Dan Dyer in Articles
While watching TV last night, I saw Sprint’s Kyocera commercial
(“the phone with two screens”) and I noticed something interesting:
this phone runs...
0 replies - 3277 views - 05/10/11 by Cedric Beust in Articles
If you have ever developed an
application for mobile, most chances are you have found yourself wanting
to create a settings page. The user uses the...
0 replies - 8772 views - 05/09/11 by Avi Yehuda in News
Having introduced you to the basic anatomy of an android application in the Part 1 of the series, I would like to show you an example where communication...
0 replies - 12152 views - 05/07/11 by Sai Geetha M N in Articles
James Ward and I collaborated
and wrote a simple demo app called "Scribbler". It demonstrates some
really simple concepts such as detecting...
0 replies - 12299 views - 05/07/11 by Duane Nickull in News
This is Part 1 of a series of articles I plan to write to simplify the new paradigms introduced by the Android platform for developers.
The part 1 will...
2 replies - 24939 views - 05/06/11 by Sai Geetha M N in Articles
This is the second part of 2 posts. During these posts you will learn
how to set up your windows environment for Android app development. In
the first part...
0 replies - 7827 views - 05/04/11 by Mark Mooibroek in News
With the rise of so many mobile platforms, each with a different
UI, many people are looking at cross-platform toolkits. These allow
you to write a...
0 replies - 4983 views - 05/02/11 by Martin Fowler in Articles
This is the first tutorial on Android development! In this tutorial I
want to start with setting up the environment for starting with
0 replies - 7154 views - 05/02/11 by Mark Mooibroek in News
Security is always an issue when you connect your application to the
web. Here is a nice little method that will let you implement md5
5 replies - 10894 views - 04/30/11 by Mark Mooibroek in News
We pretty much all know the nice technique apps like GMail / Facebook use to dynamically load more items to the ListView then you scroll to the bottom. In...
0 replies - 59041 views - 04/27/11 by Mark Mooibroek in News
In my last post, I talked briefly about how the R.java
file, a resource file located in the "gen" folder of your Android
application project that...
0 replies - 5860 views - 04/23/11 by Brian Swartzfager in News
As many of you know, I tend to write about programming job trends every few months in different development segments. So, it was with much interest that I was...
0 replies - 9370 views - 04/19/11 by Robert Diana in News
Perhaps this is obvious but it wasn’t immediately clear to me so
maybe it’s worth documenting for the benefit of future Google searchers.
If you use a...
4 replies - 36406 views - 04/18/11 by Dan Dyer in Articles
In my last post, I promised to show how I would attach my simple example layout to an Activity object and make a change or two.
Here's the layout XML...
0 replies - 5350 views - 04/15/11 by Brian Swartzfager in News
I ran into an issues while trying to launch a PlayBook app from Flash Builder Burrito in Debugging Mode.I
launched and the "Launching [Application...
0 replies - 5805 views - 04/15/11 by Terrence Ryan in News
In my last post,
I alluded to the fact that you can lay out your visual elements and
controls on your Android application screens (your Activity objects)...
1 replies - 11562 views - 04/12/11 by Brian Swartzfager in News
Android applications can be constructed from four different types of
components: activities, services, broadcast receivers, and content
providers. Of the...
1 replies - 12809 views - 04/11/11 by Brian Swartzfager in News
Add an additional permission to your app
<uses-permission android:name=”android.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE” />
to your manifestCreate...
0 replies - 7567 views - 04/11/11 by Peter Karussell in Articles
Two months ago, my boss asked me to try and build a native Android application based on the mobile website I had created for the university's annual Maryland...
1 replies - 12017 views - 04/06/11 by Brian Swartzfager in News