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Added by Steven Williams on January 13, 2014 at 9:27am — No Comments

night of living gingerbreadmen

Dear Fellow Gamer,



We are a mobile app developer specializing in creatively unique games, with a focus on distinctive art and sound as well as smooth enjoyable playability. We are excited to bring you our debut game, "Night of Living Gingerbreadmen." Evil, undead, gingerbread men have risen from the plate to become ravenous, blood-thirsty zombies! Santa Clause is in extreme danger and needs YOUR help. You are the…
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Added by Special Apps, LLC on December 23, 2010 at 8:00am — No Comments

Correct proguard config

Its nice that the Android Engineers added proguard support to the SDK and android tools. However, some items that trip up new android developers were left out of the configuration file. Items such as you want to keep stack traces, remove log statements and print mapping, class, seeds files.



Thus, lets add them to the proguard.cfg file in your SDK.Wait! You can hack the SDK files? Yes, there are certain SDK files you can change to make your job somewhat easier and proguard.cfg is just… Continue

Added by Fred Grott on December 16, 2010 at 9:45am — No Comments

Programmer – still the most demanded profession. Why?

I haven't written a singe line of code for the last 5 years but I went through hundreds of IT vacancies for software programmers. That's why I'm still “in fashion”. I affirm, this the best time to be a programer. What does “the best time” mean for me? It is a huge combination of various tasks, a wide number of small software companies and a considerable part of big ones greedily looking for IT-staff and of course competition for human resources. To be honest, the actual situation reminds me the… Continue

Added by Natasha Dociu on November 8, 2010 at 4:00am — 1 Comment

Looking for 1-2 Android Developers!!!

Golden Doodle Games is seeking 1-2 Android developers for an application. We are seeking skill levels newbie to seasoned pro. We have created a application design document that explains how the application is to function and technical overview. Please read through the doucment and if it sounds look something you would want to commit to please contact me immediately.

Design Document:…

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Added by Stanley D. Chatman on July 26, 2010 at 8:59am — No Comments

Classes for your IDE

As you know android jars are stubs and thus there are no class sources in them for IDE tool use. I just reviewed issue 979 to gather links to class sources for 1.5, 1.6, 2.0.1, 2.1, and 2.2. Once you download the zip and jars linked to below you put them into sdk/platform/sources folders for the Eclipse IDE to automatically scan them and for non eclipse IDE users I believe you just do a class source attach to enable with the jars and zip themselves and thus do not have to unjar/unzip them if… Continue

Added by Fred Grott on June 30, 2010 at 8:48am — No Comments

Mono looking for developers to test android on C#

Hey Android folks who wanna program android in c#

Novell is about to release a prebeta version and is looking for C# developers to try it out.
If any have tried the MonoTouch dev environment from Novell, then this is also worth to check out to.

I signed up but didnt get a response back from Mono yet. I'll keep you guys up to date with my experience about it.

Check it out @ http://go-mono.com/monodroid/

jeff

Added by Jeff Alstadt on June 29, 2010 at 10:04pm — No Comments

XML Tutorial on Android

Here are the links to my presentation and code


Presentation






Code Repo…


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Added by Matthew Wojtowicz on May 8, 2010 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Free Android programming class at Oreilly

If you would like to view this information in your browser, click here: http://post.oreilly.com/rd/9z1zq5ob7jnl3d87fvvqfp9je11ok4kmhoimcnem9e8



Please join us for this free online course:



*** Developing Android Apps with Java ***

Part 2: Building a Twitter App…

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Added by Hal Wigoda on April 16, 2010 at 9:56pm — No Comments

TIP: Changing application that was already deployed to Android Market

When you download your own application from the Android Market and then try to change the code and run the new code on your phone you get the following error:


[2010-03-22 11:45:35 - AppXYZ]Re-installation failed due to different application signatures.…

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Added by Uki Dominque Lucas on March 22, 2010 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

Search Apps from Google’s Android Market on AndroidTapp.com!

Today AndroidTapp.com is proud to announce a feature addition to our website that allows you to search for Android Apps from Google’s Android Market via our website apps.androidtapp.com. Now you can search Google’s complete marketplace from our website in addition to reading…

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Added by AndroidTapp.com on March 16, 2010 at 5:43pm — No Comments

Android 101 workshop - presentation slides

ANDROID PRESENTATION SLIDES:




Please make sure to install: Eclipse IDE, Android SDK, Eclipse plugin (ADT)
follow instructions:…
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Added by Uki Dominque Lucas on March 12, 2010 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Google announced BUSINESS Market place for applications

Another sign that there is money to be made in commercial mobile application development.


Google announced BUSINESS Market place for applications…


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Added by Uki Dominque Lucas on March 11, 2010 at 10:31am — No Comments

Flourish 2010

ChicagoAndroid.com is proud to be the GOLD sponsor of the conference.


Uki D. Lucas will have a workshop on Android development on Saturday 12:30PM

Added by Uki Dominque Lucas on March 10, 2010 at 11:37am — No Comments

Updating Google Ion from 1.5 to 1.6

This apply ONLY to phone given during Google IO 2009.
The whole upgrade takes only… Continue

Added by Uki Dominque Lucas on March 9, 2010 at 2:30pm — No Comments

DROID screen size

When developing applications for DROID we set the canvas size to 854x480 at 240dpi.

In comparison iPhone is 480x320 at 162 dpi.

Added by Uki Dominque Lucas on March 5, 2010 at 9:05pm — No Comments

Mobile phone operating system market share

Despite the fact that iPhone is dominating the market with sub-fifty percent of the smart phones, the only operating system seeing increase is Android. With 50 new Android phones coming out we should see this increase to be sharper.




http://getclicky.com/marketshare/us/operating-systems/mobile/…


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Added by Uki Dominque Lucas on March 2, 2010 at 12:37pm — No Comments

Android screen capture in Eclipse DDMS

  1. connect your Android via USB
  2. in Eclipse: Window -> Open Perspective -> DDMS
  3. Select your device (phone icon)
  4. pull the menu in "Devices" for "Screen Capture" and that is it!…





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Added by Uki Dominque Lucas on March 1, 2010 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Barcode Scanning on the Android

Barcode scanning is one of the quickest way to gather information for your app. Here is a code snippit that you can add to your application




//begins the barcoding intent
public void barcode(){
Log.i("mssg", "Barcode Button pressed");
Intent intent = new…
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Added by Matthew Wojtowicz on February 28, 2010 at 7:48pm — No Comments

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