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  • Android SDK
    Quick Tip: How to Use the EventBus LibraryEvbus
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    Have you ever tried sending information from a Service or BroadcastReceiver to an Activity and wondered why it is so complicated? In this quick tip, you'll learn how to use the EventBus library in a simple app to facilitate communication between an Activity and a BroadcastReceiver.Read More…
  • Android SDK
    Create A Custom Keyboard on AndroidPic4
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    If you are not satisfied with the keyboard that you are currently using, perhaps it is time for you to make one yourself. This step-by-step tutorial will show you how to create a basic, yet complete, keyboard with a custom layout for your Android device.Read More…
  • Android SDK
    Sharing Files With NFC on AndroidPreview image@2x
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    In this tutorial, you will learn the basics of P2P communication and create an application to share large files, such as images and videos, from one device to another using NFC on Android.Read More…
  • Android SDK
    Use Text-to-Speech on Android to Read Out Incoming MessagesPic2
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    When you add voice to your app's interface, you give it a whole new dimension of interactivity. In this tutorial, you are going to learn how to use Android's text-to-speech features to create a nifty app that can read incoming text messages.Read More…
  • Android Wear
    Introduction to Android Wear: Hands-OnPreview image@2x
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    In the second part of this series, you'll create two Android Wear apps that integrate with the wearable operating system in different ways. The first app demonstrates how to extend your notifications so they appear and function perfectly on a paired Android Wear device, and the second shows you how to create a full-screen wearable app.Read More…
  • Android Wear
    Introduction to Android Wear: The BasicsPreview image@2x
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    It may still be early days for this new version of the Android operating system, but with more Android Wear devices on the horizon, this is the perfect time to start getting to grips with this exciting new platform. In the first part of this two-part series, you’ll get all the background information and best practices you need, ready to start developing for the wearable platform in the second part.Read More…
  • Android Wear
    Enhanced and Wearable-Ready Notifications on AndroidPreview
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    In this tutorial, I'll show you the modern approach to implement notifications on Android, as shown during this year's Google I/O. We'll also make them wearable-ready, taking advantage of the new wearable devices running Android Wear.Read More…
  • Android SDK
    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…
  • 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
    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…
  • Android SDK
    Integrating Google Play Services on Android85ude preview image@2x
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    By integrating your Android apps with Google Play Services, you can access Google services, such as Maps, Drive, and Google+. In this tutorial, we will go through the process of integrating Google Play Services with Android apps.Read More…
  • Mobile Development
    Android SDK: Create a Barcode ReaderSue smith barcode label@2x
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    In this tutorial, we'll use the ZXing (Zebra Crossing) library to carry out barcode scanning within an Android app. We'll call on the resources in this open source library within our app, retrieving and processing the returned results.Read More…