Google Giving out Eclairs Today – Android 2.0 SDK Drops

The official Android Developers blog has announced that the Android 2.0 SDK is now available to developers.  The move comes not one moment too soon as the Droid handset is announced tomorrow and presumably hits the street next week.  What good is a cutting edge phone if the apps don’t ...

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Tutorial: Autogrowing ListView

If you are building Android apps sooner or later you will use scrolling lists. And if you have more than 100 entries in the list it’s a good idea to load such list gradually. Best example of such list is “Inbox” in the Mail app: as you scroll to the bottom, the list will ...

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How to Fix the Android SDK Debug Monitor in OS X Snow Leopard

The Android SDK is probably my favorite tool to come out of the Android OS so far. I use it for everything- installing apps, emulator tests, moving files- I even use the Dalvik Device Monitor (ddms) to take screenshots and terminate apps. But when I upgraded to Snow Leopard earlier this month, ...

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Jeff Sharkey Talks Widgets for Android 1.5

Today, the official Android Developers blog was updated with an article from Jeff Sharkey with information on Android 1.5 and what to expect in the way of widgets.  Written for developers, the piece provides sample code and general assistance in getting widgets for existing apps. One last cool ...

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Google Keeps Your Secrets Safe on Your Android Phone

Google wants to make it possible for you to carry your most sensitive data with you without compromising its security.  Released yesterday, Secrets for Android, allows users to securely store and manage vital information like passwords, credit card, and login information. Deals, Discounts, ...

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