The past weekend I had the pleasure of attending Web Afternoon Augusta. It was a great experience, featuring speakers from all facets of the web experience, ranging from developers to designers, teachers to practitioners, and authors of the web to consumers of the web. The event Web Afternoon is a series of mini-conferences centered on… Read More »
If you’ve noticed lately, there’s been quite a bit of swirl on Droidweb.com. The site was largely unusable about a month ago (thanks to some DNS mismanagement on my part), the layout has been in flux over the past week or so, and worst of all, there hasn’t been any new content in a while!… Read More »
I stumbled across this infographic while doing some research for an Android presentation. Nothing quite brings back nostalgia quite like reliving the history of Android. I remember the days of rocking the Android developer edition of the HTC Dream (G1). Good times. What are some of your favorite Android memories? Image courtesy of Android Guys… Read More »
So the wait is over. We finally know what the ‘new home on Facebook’ really is. More or less Facebook has developed a new Home Launcher for Android and they’re touting it as a large disruptor in the mobile space. According to Zuck, this new development will make the mobile experience more people-centric as opposed… Read More »
If you’ve seen my twitter stream or listened to me talk about Android lately, you’ve seen that I like good design. A lot. My recent app experience has really let me to appreciate how the Holo UI has greatly simplified the UI design process, putting good design within reach of non-artistic blokes such as myself.… Read More »
As promised, I’d like to share a project I’ve been working on recently with the Android community. As you might have seen from some of my past posts, I am a huge Google Voice user. One day while using the product it hit me; “Wouldn’t it be cool if my texts popped up on my… Read More »
Though it is much more likely you’ll get your data via a json / xml feed, sometimes it becomes necessary in the course of development events to parse a CSV file. If you find yourself in this situation, here’s a nice library that will make the process as painless as can be. JavaCSV is a… Read More »
Android snippets are a new section of Droidweb which detail a simple process in Android Development. However, in spite of their size, don’t dismiss these mini-tutorials! The methods they describe are pretty handy for any serious Android developer. Got an Android tip / trick you’d like to see here? Leave us note in the comments… Read More »
This site, similar to the previously covered Androidpatterns.com, lists popular Android Design paradigms. However, unlike some other design patterns sites, these entries are libraries which help the developer implement the UI pattern. This means the source code (source code makes developers happy) is right at the developers fingertips. Most pages link to their respective library’s Github page, where more details may be found.
Every now and then there comes along a game so far out there, so weird and tantalizingly ostentatious that you’ve got to love it. If Robot Unicorn Attack was redone by a group of lolcats while they were banging seven gram rocks you’d have Techno Kitten Adventure.