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Enabling the Ecosytem: ABBYY, Part Two

Android devices typically have a camera. Cameras can be used to read text via OCR. Want to do OCR on Android? Read the second part of our Enabling the Ecosystem interview with ABBYY, makers of the Mobile OCR Engine, in today’s episode of Building ‘Droids!

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Enabling the Ecosytem: ABBYY, Part One

Android devices typically have a camera. Cameras can be used to read text via OCR. Want to do OCR on Android? Read the first part of our Enabling the Ecosystem interview with ABBYY, makers of the Mobile OCR Engine, in today’s episode of Building ‘Droids!

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You’ve Got Questions. That’s Understandable.

Android developers, particularly newcomers to the platform, often have a difficult time getting assistance with their questions. Learn about where and how to ask your questions in today’s episode of Building ‘Droids!

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Android Scripting, Redux

Script your ‘droid with the Android Scripting Environment!

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ADC2: Here Comes the Judge(s)

Some musings on what the judging will be like for ADC2, given the public’s involvement in the process.

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Google I/O 2009: Making Your Apps Better, Stronger, Faster

In the last session writeup from Google I/O 2009, see what Romain Guy had to offer us in the area of ways of making our Android apps run faster.

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Google I/O 2009: Debugging. With Nunchucks.

See what Justin Mattson had to offer Google I/O 2009 attendees, in terms of Android app debugging techniques.

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Google I/O 2009: Getting a Charge with Android

Phone batteries are always smaller than we want. Jeff Sharkey at Google I/O 2009 covered some tips for how to use less power with your applications, while not loosing functionality.

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Android Developer Challenge 2!

One way to make money with Android is to win contests, such as the Android Developer Challenge 2 — read more here!

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Google I/O 2009: Native Code, for Good and Ill

Learn about some upcoming advances for native code development on Android, discussed at Google I/O 2009!

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Google I/O Keynote: Now With Free Phones!

Here’s the first installment of live reporting from Google I/O 2009, covering the keynote, including cool Android news!

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Embiggening the Tent

More apps means a more compelling Android, yet the existing Java-centric environment means some will elect to skip our platform. Read more about how to overcome this in today’s episode of Building ‘Droids!

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Market Maneuvering: Cooperation May Be Key

As developers have been noticing, getting noticed is hard. Just because you build an app and put it in the Android Market, the world will not beat a path to your door. Read another brainstorm on how to combat this issue in today’s episode of Building ‘Droids!

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Care to Help a ‘Droid Out?

Are you looking for somebody to help with your Android project? Are you somebody looking for Android development opportunities? The Help a ‘Droid Out (HADO) list may help. Learn more in today’s second episode of Building ‘Droids!

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Android Development Wiki!

A new wiki is available to the Android community, focused on developing applications and the Android open source project. Learn more in today’s first episode of Building ‘Droids!