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Writing Mobile Java Applications with the Android SDK
Joydip Kanjilal | Published Dec 5, 2016

Take advantage of the Android SDK, a software development kit that enables developers to create applications for the Android platform.


Tags:Java,Android,JDK,emulator,Android SDK,android studio,Android Debug Bridge,mobile app creation,Dalvik Virtual Machine,Java Development Kit,DVM
Creating Bundled Notifications with Android
CIO Update Staff | Published Nov 7, 2016

Read a brief discussion about how notifications differ in Nougat 7.0 from previous versions.


Tags:Android,smartphone,Marshmallow,Nougat,bundled notifications
An Amazingly Easy Way to Consume Android APIs with Retrofit
CIO Update Staff | Published Sep 26, 2016

Learn to use Retrofit to make creating and consuming Android APIs much more manageable.


Tags:XML,JSON,REST,API,Android,HTTP,POJO,Retrofit,OkHttp,GSON,RESTclient
Creating Basic Notifications for an Android App
CIO Update Staff | Published Aug 22, 2016

Follow along to create an Android notification that your users will appreciate.


Tags:Android,smartphone,application,notifications,Android Virtual Device,NotificationCompat
Understanding Gradle, the Android Build System
Vipul Patel | Published Jun 8, 2016

Review the basics of Gradle, the Android Build System.


Tags:Java,Android,android studio,Gradle,buildset,Groovy DSL
Understanding Mapping Apps on the Android Platform
Vipul Patel | Published May 27, 2016

Learn how to get started building mobile applications on the Android platform using Google Maps.


Tags:Java,Google Maps,Android,Google Maps API,android studio,Map Applications,Java SDK,Java Development Kit,Google Play Services Library
Creating Google Glass Applications
Vipul Patel | Published May 2, 2016

Learn how to start building applications for Google Glass.


Tags:Android,Google Glass,Glass Development Kit,GDK,wearable app,Mirror API,Google SDK
Android Performance: Creating a Responsive Android App
Vipul Patel | Published Apr 22, 2016

In this article, readers will learn about how to create responsive Android applications.


Tags:Android,performance,threads,class,responsive design,Android applications,handler,looper
How Android Debugging Works
Vipul Patel | Published Mar 22, 2016

Gain insight into how Android debugging operates and learn implications to Android applications that you should know about.


Tags:Android,debugging,Debugging Tools,android studio,Android Debug Bridge,ADB,heap,Dalvik Debug Monitor Server,DDMS,JDWP
Understanding Android Versioning
Vipul Patel | Published Mar 21, 2016

Learn how Android versioning works so that you can write applications that can benefit from versioning.


Tags:API,Android,application,version management,android studio,versioning,Android OS
How to Use Android Data Binding
Vipul Patel | Published Mar 14, 2016

Walk through how the new data binding library helps simplify working with data in Android applications.


Tags:XML,Android,library,android studio,Gradle,Android applications,data binding,Google IO 2015
Project Layouts in Android Studio
Vipul Patel | Published Mar 11, 2016

Learn about working with Project layouts in Android Studio.


Tags:Android,layouts,android studio,Gradle,development workspace
Working with Android View Animation in Apps
Vipul Patel | Published Mar 7, 2016

Walk through the basics of using view animations in Android applications.


Tags:XML,Android,applications,animation,android studio,view animation,property animation,tween animation,frame animation
Understanding the Android Platform Architecture
Joydip Kanjilal | Published Mar 4, 2016

Explore the architectural components of the Android platform—an open source software platform for mobile devices built on top of the Linux Kernel.


Tags:Java,Android,architecture,Apache,JVM,Linux kernel,java virtual machine,Dalvik VM,Dalvik Virtual Machine
Java Mobile Programming for Android
Joydip Kanjilal | Published Feb 26, 2016

Learn where Java fits in mobile application development and how to use Java and Android SDK to write applications that can work on Android devices.


Tags:Java,Android,Android SDK,android studio,Java ME,mobile programming,Android SDK Manager
Top Android Emulators to Drive Maximum Reach for Your Android App
Vipul Patel | Published Feb 17, 2016

Android developers, walk through the Android emulators you should use to test your application to drive maximum reach for your Android applications.


Tags:Google,Android,Nexus,Samsung Galaxy Tab,Android app,android studio,Android Emulator
Top 10 Tips to Make Your Android Phone App a Best Seller
Vipul Patel | Published Feb 10, 2016

Explore tips for making your Android Phone App a best seller!


Tags:Android,freemium,Android app,user feedback,user registration,MVP,Android Phone App,Minimum Viable Product,app metrics
How to Expand App Reach by Supporting Multiple Screen Sizes
Vipul Patel | Published Feb 3, 2016

Learn how to expand app reach by supporting multiple screen sizes.


Tags:user interface,Android,screen,resolution,pixels,screen size,screen density
Syncing Data Between Android Handhelds and Wearables
Chunyen Liu | Published Jan 29, 2016

Learn about common data objects and ways to handle them.


Tags:Android,Google Play Services,Android wearable services APIs,callback,Android handheld
Using the Basic UI Controls in Android: Buttons, Texts, Checkboxes, Radio Buttons, Toggle Buttons, and Spinners (Building a Simple Android Application Demo)
Vipul Patel | Published Jan 27, 2016

This article gives an introduction to the Android picker control that can be used to select date and time in Android applications, with a working demo.


Tags:Java,Android,android studio,Android Picker Control