Category Archives: Android

Book Review: Creating Mobile Apps with jQuery Mobile

Today I’ll be reviewing the eBook version of Creating Mobile Apps with jQuery Mobile authored by Shane Gliser and published by Packtpub. You can check out Shane’s blog here.

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Book Review: PhoneGap 2.x Mobile Application Development

Today I’ll be reviewing the eBook version of PhoneGap 2.x Mobile Application Development authored by Kerri Shotts and published by Packtpub.

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Creating real-time games and web apps with the HTML5 Canvas, JQuery and the Union Platform

The HTML5 Canvas element opens up a whole new world in regards to what can be done in the browser especially for things like multi-player games. I’ve taken a couple of my previous articles: here and here and combined them … Continue reading

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Android: A bare bones way to access App Engine

This is day five of my “five days of Android articles“. Today I’m going to modify yesterday’s example (Android: Using RestClient to communicate with Google App Engine) to access the Google App Engine project via a different way, a little … Continue reading

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Android: Using RestClient to communicate with Google App Engine

This is day four of my “five days of Android articles“. I recently stumbled upon RestClient which was created by Luke Lowrey. RestClient really makes calling web services very easy from Android as you can see from Luke’s article. Today … Continue reading

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Android: Quickly building a menu for an application

This is day three of my “five days of Android articles“. Today I’m going to focus on menus, the Android website has a good starter tutorial which I’ll borrow some ideas from. Unfortunately my icons on the menus will not … Continue reading

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Android: Using the EditText

This is day two of my “five days of Android articles“. Today I’ll go over a commonly used widget in the Android SDK – the EditText. The Android documentation describes the EditText as: “EditText is a thin veneer over TextView … Continue reading

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Android: Using the built-in fonts and adding effects

This is the first article in my “five days of Android articles“. Currently Android has a few built-in fonts that can be easily harnessed in your applications. Today I’m going to quickly go over how to use these as well … Continue reading

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Five days of Android articles!

During the week of Aug. 16-20, 2010 I published one article per day on the topic of working with Android and creating some projects to learn from. Here are all five articles: Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 … Continue reading

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Android: Displaying a status bar notification message

I recently was asked how to use Notifications for Android. The demo on the Android documentation page is a great start so I wrote a very quick application to demo how to use it.

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