Monthly Archives: April 2012

Android: Icons set

Free set of basic icons from AndroidIcons. Came across this website via The Complete Idiot’s guide to Android App Development. Book is really introductory/basic. Advertisements

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Death of Singleton? Rise of Dependency Injection?

Was researching on the Singleton pattern and most articles on stack overflow were negative on the Singleton. link. ¬†What I got out of the discussions is that it’s really bad for developers who do TDD (test driven development). In the … Continue reading

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Android: Service Notes

Noes from the Service chapter in Pro Android 4. Service: onCreate() method where you can do initialization onDestroy() method where you can do cleanup Prior to Android 2.0, a service had an onStart() method and since 2.0 it’s called onStartCommand(). … Continue reading

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Android: AsynchTask Notes

Notes from AsynchTask chapter in Pro Android 4 book. Maybe you’ll find it helpful. Thread: if all you want to do is some computing, with no updates required to the UI, using a simple Thread object to offload some processing … Continue reading

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South Bay Mobile User Group: Raffle prize!

Won the book, Beginning Android Games! Maybe 8 prizes (2 books, 4 starbucks gc, a macys gc) for ~ 15 people. Pretty interesting stuff. FYI: South Bay Mobile User Group is a meetup.com group. First time I’ve been too! shout … Continue reading

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