Android Customization: How to Build a UI Component That Does What You Want
No ImageIt is not uncommon for developers to find themselves in need of aUIcomponent that is either not provided by the platform they are targeting or is, indeed, provided, but lacks a certain property or behavior. The answer to both scenarios is a custom UI component.The Android UI model is inherently cust... View more
Android DDMS: A Guide to the Ultimate Android Console
No ImageDeveloping is a tricky business. The target keeps moving, new technologies and domains periodically come to life, new tools pop every now and again, andlanguageschange in what seems to be managed havoc.Still, even with all these changes, the fundamental rules stay the same. One of the most important... View more
Brace Yourselves Android Developers, A New Android Compiler Is Coming
No ImageFragmentation has been a source of frustration for Android developers and consumers for years; now it seems things will get worse before they get better. A new Android compiler is coming, again, and there are some noteworthy developments on the hardware front, which could affect developers.With ... View more
Is Developing For Car Infotainment Systems like Android Auto and Apple Carplay the Next Big Thing?
No ImageWhenever you see a headline that poses a question, the answer to that particular question is usually a big fat no. However, when it comes to software development for next-generation car infotainment systems like Android Auto and Apple Carplay, that's not the case. If you can spare a few minutes, I w... View more
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