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    Create a Weather App on AndroidPic2
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    Do you find that a lot of the weather apps available on Google Play are either full of ads or require too many permissions? Why don't you create one yourself? It's not that hard. This tutorial takes you through all the steps to create a simple and minimalist weather app for the Android platform.Read More…
  • Mobile Development
    An Introduction to Android TransitionsPreview image@2x
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    This tutorial is an introduction to animating changes in Android user interfaces with the transitions framework. In this article, we'll work through a simple example of implementing a transition in an Android app and animating the change from one visual state to another. I'll also explain additional options and considerations along the way.Read More…
  • Xamarin
    Getting Started with Xamarin.Forms: Layout OptionsXamarin preview image@2x
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    It's true that Xamarin.Forms makes creating cross-platform mobile apps much simpler. You now have the ability to not only share the logic of your application across multiple platforms, but your user interface as well. Although this makes it seem like using Xamarin.Forms is a done deal, you still have choices to make. Those choices have to do with layout your screens and controls, which is what we'll cover in this tutorial.Read More…
  • Xamarin
    Getting Started with Xamarin.Forms: BasicsXamarin preview image@2x
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    Over the last several years, developers have finally been trained how to handle building cross-platform mobile applications. The basic idea is to break the application into several pieces and split the shared code from the platform-specific user interface code. With the latest release of Xamarin, this is no longer necessary. Xamarin.Forms allows developers to create shared UI code used across all platforms to shrink platform-specific code.Read More…
  • Android SDK
    10 Alternative Android App StoresPreview image@2x
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    You've just written a great Android app and you're ready to make some money from it. The most common route is probably to pay $25 to get it listed on Google Play. However, there are many alternatives to Google Play, each with their own audience that can drive more downloads. Some of these app stores are catered to a smaller audience while others are more localized. Most of them don't charge you for listing your app on their store. It can therefore pay off to publish your app in several app stores.Read More…
  • Mobile Development
    An Introduction to Xamarin: Part 3Preview image@2x
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    If you've been following along with Xamarin at all, then you're well aware that you can now create Android and iOS applications using C#. This is incredibly cool, but this amazing evolution of C# and the .NET Framework doesn't have to stop there. Did you know you can also create a single code base that will run on both iOS and Android without having a bunch of duplicate code? Well, you can. Let's check it out.Read More…
  • Android SDK
    Build A Custom Launcher on AndroidPic1
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    If you're interested in personalizing your Android phone or tablet, you may already be using a popular launcher like Nova Launcher or GO Launcher. Have you ever wondered how they work? This tutorial will show you how to make a basic, custom launcher on Android.Read More…
  • Mobile Development
    Google I/O 2014 AftermathPreview image@2x
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    Google I/O is without a doubt one of the highlights of the year, for myself as well as many other developers. The event is always sure to inspire and surprise, and, on occasions, it provides a glimpse into the near future and the potential of that point in time. This year was big, possibly the biggest to date, and the volume of announcements was staggering.Read More…
  • Mobile Development
    Android: Tools of the TradePreview image@2x
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    When you’re planning to take the plunge and develop your first Android application, it’s easy to get intimidated by the jargon-packed list of tools you need to assemble. This article demystifies the major tools you’ll use to develop your first Android app and shows you how to set up your Android development environment—regardless of whether you choose to develop using Eclipse or Android Studio.Read More…
  • Mobile Development
    Getting Started with Android StudioAndroid preview@2x
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    Android Studio is a fairly new IDE (Integrated Development Environment) made available for free by Google to Android developers. Android Studio is based on IntelliJ IDEA, an IDE that also offers a good Android development environment. In this tutorial, I'll show you how to create a new Android project and take advantage of the features that Android Studio has to offer.Read More…
  • Mobile Development
    An Introduction to Xamarin: Part 1Preview image@2x
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    Just a few short years ago, we as C# developers had very limited options when it came to creating mobile applications. We could take the path of least resistance and stick to Windows Mobile or Windows Phone applications, or we could spend the time learning new languages such as Java or Objective-C, just to reach out to different platforms. Well, times are definitely changing. With the advent of Xamarin, we now have more options. It's time to get on board.Read More…
  • Mobile Development
    Google Play Game Services: LeaderboardsPreview image@2x
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    Google Play Game Services provide the opportunity to add social features to your games through users' Google+ accounts. In this tutorial, we will demonstrate how you can add leaderboards to an Android app, submitting user scores, and presenting the current leaderboard standings within the game.Read More…
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