This is a simple solution to backup and restore your data in your application: there’s room for improvement (for example, you can encrypt the file before uploading it), but this tutorial covers pretty much all of the basic steps. Have fun!
Chet Haase and Romain Guy from Google's Android UI team share some tips and tricks for getting the most out of Android graphics.
Since I’m at Mobilism 2013 I think it’s worth sharing my recent mobile (mainly CSS) workflow. It’s not rocket science, but it’s a nice follow on from my workflow with devtools I shared a few months back.
Google I/O 2013 session Android Design for UI Developers by Nick Butcher and Roman Nurik is now available in YouTube.
There is a lot of interest in Cordova these days. It’s understandable: with thousands of platforms around it is hard to build a mobile app for all of them.
Being an MVB (Most Valuable Blogger) at DZone, I have gotten an opportunity to review a book named “Object-Oriented Thought Process – Fourth Edition,” written by Matt Weisfeld. In this post I have shared a review I made for this book.
Presenting content of varied size can often be tricky. For example, displaying names of metro stations with fixed font size, and it always is a fixed font size, can result in a part of the text being clipped off. Or if you use text wrapping, a large block of text can extend way beyond your intended design.
There are several advantages in utilizing the features of Interfaces in general programming. As you may already know, interfaces define a set of functionality as a rule or a contract. When you implement an interface all of these functionality must be implemented in the concrete class.
Learn how to write code in Windows Store apps for Windows 8 that works with structured data in SQLite—apopular database that’s familiar to Android app developers.
Today, it’s time for the actual app. Bear in mind this post will actually refer to a lot of earlier other posts – from even outside this series.
In this talk from Strata 2013, Yael Garten of LinkedIn explores the wide open world of mobile analytics.
In this video, Android Evangelist Blake Meike demonstrates and explains some approaches to using styles and themes in Android applications.
Google is winning the developers. The tools are outpacing Apple’s XCode which still suffers from excruciatingly long wait times to get the most obvious, and obnoxious, bugs fixed up. Storyboards are a duplication of XIB’s without replacing them. Autolayout is an unmitigated disaster.
The cat is out of the bag: yesterday, during Google I/O‘s keynote, we announced our new IntelliJ IDEA-based Android IDE, Android Studio. This is what my team has been working on for the past months.
I’ve build custom controls in XAML before but never based on an existing one, so fun times ahead. Let me start by showing a side-by-side comparison between both views of my pivot.
This is, historically, one of my favorite iOS topics because of the ridiculous number of solutions to it: What if I haven’t published the app before? What if I don’t want it to go to iTunes?! Can I link without redirects??
posted before on how to do code level debugging in your ADF Mobile application, but sometimes debugging is an overhead and you would rather just put out some . . .
Three new features were introduced into clang at the same time: NSNumber Literals provide a syntax for creating NSNumber from scalar literal expressions; Collection Literals provide a short-hand for creating arrays and dictionaries; Object Subscripting provides a way to use subscripting with Objective-C objects.
A new component that showed up in the JDeveloper 184.108.40.206 release is the af:listView component. This component will become more and more popular as more people target tablet devices with ADF Faces UI.
Unfortunately the latest Twitter Bootstrap is broken with Windows Phone: The responsive layout doesn’t work. Rolling back to 2.2.1 fixed the issue.
Learn how to write code in Windows Store apps for Windows 8 to save files, like photos or documents. You can store these files in app-specific file locations or save them to external storage media, like a USB drive.
Ronald Konijnenburg has written a great tutorial on how fast and easy it is to build a mobile app connected to SAP HANA (over a lunch break) with Appery.io.
I decided to take advantage of this willingness to share wisdom and asked the attendees, “What’s the best advice anyone ever gave you about mobile development or design?” They coughed up a lot of great answers — 17 of them. Take a look:
Mobile Services is a preview feature of Windows Azure, so you may need to enable the preview for your account. Once you've done this, perform the following steps to create a new service and . . .