Just last week, the judge presiding over the case between Oracle and Google found the Google was innocent of the charges against them for patent infringement. That’s not the news we’ve got in this particular article. No, this time, the news is that the same …
I don’t know why this is not really showing in Google Search results, but if you want to step through the core Android Java code in your Eclipse project, finally there’s a legitimate and very convenient solution that is a part of ADT-Addons project. The …
The London Android Workshop is, as the organizers describe it, ‘a two day workshop designed to provide a practical introduction to Android development fundamentals’. The event will be hosted by Richard Legett, an experienced developer with enough know-how to teach you all the coding stuff you could …
After spending more than one year of battling back and forth, Google and Oracle are in court, attempting to smooth things out. A quick primer – Oracle has accused Google of infringing on some of their Java software patents. The CEO’s for both companies were …
We first talked about the lawsuit between Google and Oracle a while back, to refresh your memory, Oracle after acquiring Sun Micro filed suit against Google saying that the search giant infringed on their Java property a total of seven times. Back in Android’s beginning, Google decided to write their own Java machine, Dalvik to avoid licensing fees. Indeed one of the reasons that Oracle bought Sun Micro was that they could bleed Google of some large amounts, as stated by past Sun employees who were part of the process of sale to Oracle. Now the latest salvo in the ongoing court case has been fired at Google. The target? 50% of their ad revenues on the Android mobile platform.
Recently blogger Florian Mueller made a claim that Android copies as many as 43 files directly from Java source code. With Oracle currently suing Google, stating that Android includes code decompiled from Java 2 Standard Edition and redistributed under the Apache open source license without …
Consider this post part job opportunity, part speculation.Â We received an email just a short while ago from someone representing a “high end luxury automobile company in Palo Alto” looking for Android developers and Java experience.Â We immediately went to Wikipedia to hunt down which …
While in Indigo Book Store the other day I took a stroll through the Wireless Application Development for Dummies section. Surprisingly this is a growing section with many books on all of the different programming langauges available.
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