Monthly Archives: June 2012

Android: Common UI View Properties

Most likely you’ll only care about these: Layout Width: FILL_PARENT or WRAP_CONTENT (required) Layout Height: FILL_PARENT or WRAP_CONTENT (required) Layout Weight: How greedy (0 default) or generous (1) a widget is.  0 (greedy,  myself first) or 1 (generous yield to everyone … Continue reading

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Android: Eclipse and Emulator link broken

Watching the Marakana Android Bootcamp 2012 videos and noticed a handy fix to something I’ve experienced quite a bit. There are times when Eclipse loses connection and doesn’t realize that there’s an Emulator already running and then tries to start … Continue reading

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Android: Marakana Android Internal Course

Got back from the Marakana Android Internals Course. Whew it was a lot of information and geared more for platform developers who want to know how the OS works how it enforces sandboxing, security, and building a custom ROM. It … Continue reading

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