Tag "android help"
Android now has a preferences framework, which will build a preferences UI for you based on a description of the desired preferences. Learn the basics in today’s episode of Building ‘Droids!
Device users don’t buy “openness” â€“ they buy benefits that they personally realize. And to that extent, Android will succeed or fail based on our efforts as developers. If openness is Android’s strength, it is up to us to make that meaningful to ordinary people.
In the previous Building ‘Droids post, we went through an exercise of figuring out what was going wrong with a RelativeLayout used as rows in a ListView. This exercise used
Yesterday, a post came over the transom on the [android-developers] Google Group, citing a problem in getting a RelativeLayout to work properly as a row in a ListView. Since I
This is the first in a series of blog posts to help those of you with M5 applications make the jump to the 0.9 SDK. Also, if you see a
Inevitably, you’ll get the question “hey, can we change this font?” when doing application development. The answer depends on what fonts come with the platform, whether you can add other
Let’s face it: phones are small. Even if you have a phone with excellent screen resolution, the physical screen size is still rarely over 3″x5″, since most people want phones
The TabWidget in Android is set up to allow you to easily define tabs at compile time. However, sometimes, you want to add tabs to your activity during runtime. For
One of the issues that arose when Apple released the iPhone SDK earlier this year was the restriction on language interpreters: No interpreted code may be downloaded and used in
In this, the last and longest of our Fancy ListView posts, we’ll cover what it takes to wrap up the logic from the ChecklistDemo from a previous post and turn
In our last episode, we took a closer look at the ViewHolder/ViewWrapper pattern for making ListViews that much more efficient to render. Today, we switch gears, and take a look