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Need a Backend For Your App? Here’s Parse to the Rescue!

Discover Parse, which allows mobile app developers to forget about server maintenance and complex infrastructure, and instantly add push notifications, data storage and social integration to their apps. Read on… With the advent…

A List of Developer-friendly Android Libraries

Android, by virtue of being open source, makes it easy for others to create useful libraries. This article lists twelve developer-friendly open source libraries. The Android framework has been written to make the…

Try Your Hand at the Dropbox API for Android

For cloud and Android developers, Dropbox is a very handy service. It offers cloud storage and a nifty tool to sync data. One of Dropbox’s biggest advantages is that it is so simple…

Android App Development

Android App Development: Hardware and Sensors

I’m back with another article on Android application development. This time, we will discuss how to access some of the phone’s hardware components like the camera flash, accelerometer, etc, with two simple applications…

HTML + JavaScript = Android App

Build Android Apps Using HTML with PhoneGap

With all the hubbub around Android, it’s tempting to make an app yourself. But considerations like, “I don’t know Java,” or “I’m just a Web developer and haven’t ever done app development,” hold…

Android application development

Android Application Development: CLI Tools

This article on Android application development introduces you to the command line utilities that come packaged with the Android SDK, all of which are extensively used to create an Android Application. When using…

My Own Phone Dialler, Only on Android

So you want to build a custom phone dialler for your cell phone? In the case of a typical mobile OS, to intercept core areas like the contact book or the dialler itself is not only difficult but also needs in-depth knowledge of the phone’s OS. Unlike that, Android has an extremely modular architecture based on the Linux kernel. In this article, we’ll learn how to harness the power of one such API in Android.

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