Andoird Development tools enhancements in Revision 20

Andoird Development tools enhancements in Revision 20

I was very much exited to here what my 2 favorite engineers at google Xavier Ducrohet and Tor Norbye’s, session at I/O 2012 on Whats New In Android Development Tools. There were many features as expected was enhanced faster rendering of the layout file better linking between xml and the screen render-er, xml...
Google I/O goes live from here...

Google I/O goes live from here…

  Having been waiting for like so long for this its great to be a part of Google I/O 2012.   

Simulating SMS in an Android Emulator

Incoming SMS as well as SMS related commands can be simulated in an emulator using command line terminal. Follow the steps to simulate SMS in emulator. Start the emulator. Open command line console and type “telnet“. Telnet client helps to connect to a remote server or a system. Connect the localhost using telnet by typing the following command “o localhost 5554” . The default port in which the emulator is operating is 5554. Successful connection will display the following message in console “Android Console: type ‘help’ for a list of commands OK “ To send the sms type: sms send 12345 Hai On successful execution of the command SMS alert can be seen in the emulator. Try it great tool.

Handling multiple devices configuration and screen size issue

Hello everyone, I have been busy from past weeks creating some JavaME projects just for the excitement of porting on different handsets and dealing with there specific issues and all. While it is good to use the provided componentes of the API for developing form based apps in JavaME, it is always best to stick to the canvas based custom components. So while exploring some LWUIT is the best of all and it has seamless integration between manufactures models, and can be used for wide range of projects. Personally I would favor LWUIT for LWUIT for apps which require Forms components heavily as creating UI is fairly simple and highly flexible.

IPhone project utilites and custom codes

Hello everyone, While I was working on iPhone project I wanted to research on different UI components that I could get to enhance the user experience. Various controls are available here for iPhone and iPad application some examples like.. Cover flow Slide controls UILabel view controller for iOS allowing to the user to tap on certains words etc.. Go on enjoy the different controls that keep on getting added in the below link,

Using WSDL / SOAP functionality in Android, iPhone

  Dear all, I was working on a project which involved interacting with WSDL / SOAP services in written in .NET. To be frank I am very new to SOAP services and all so had to de a lot of research on how to use it and how to interact with them to fetch data. For those who do not know the SOAP services is a service which revoles around your data and does all the basic building block of fetching and sending the data in XML or JSON format which ever you want to select. It gets created along with your project configuration you have to only provide it you data class with its member variables, and rest of the heavy lifting work of creating the wrappers for encoding and decoding them is done for you, you just have to think about the you know the big fat business logic of your code....
Android Architecture Tutorial: Developing an App with a Background Service (using IPC)

Android Architecture Tutorial: Developing an App with a Background Service (using IPC)

Intro Android is a wonderful platform. It has a rich API that allows you, a developer, to easily implement things that other platforms do not support at all or they need you to bend over backwards to get what you want. The ability to develop a service that runs in...
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