Android App Builder
Android developer Tim Mackenzie notes that native code should be used only when necessary. Find out when it is needed.
Posted by Tim Mackenzie | December 28, 2012, 11:08 AM PST
Here are the most-read posts from TechRepublic’s Android App Builder blog in 2012.
Posted by Mary Weilage | December 20, 2012, 12:35 PM PST
If you want to make your Android app accessible to languages and cultures other than your own, read these tips about costs and which languages to target.
Posted by Tim Mackenzie | December 12, 2012, 3:30 AM PST
In this Android tutorial, William J. Francis demonstrates how to read and write to the LCD backlight brightness control.
Posted by William J. Francis | December 11, 2012, 5:57 PM PST
It would be bad form to delve into the world of Android fragmentation wearing a pair of rose-colored glasses, but also don’t overlook the upsides to the OS’s segmentation.
Posted by Grady Winston | December 6, 2012, 10:47 AM PST
A toast message is a warm and fuzzy way to alert users about what is happening in your Android app without interrupting the UX. Learn how to build custom toast messages.
Posted by William J. Francis | December 5, 2012, 5:35 PM PST
Samsung Remote Test Lab, Vodafone Handset Cloud, and Apkudo are just three of the services you might want to check out when remote testing your Android apps.
Posted by Tim Mackenzie | December 4, 2012, 11:26 AM PST