January 2011 Entries

Review of Professional Android 2 Application Development

For those of you who have been following some of my recent posts you have noticed that I have been doing quite a bit of Android development lately. Nathan suggested in the comments of one of my posts that I review the book I used to get started. I bought the book Professional Android 2 Application Development over the summer shortly after buying an Android phone. I had tried to get started by just using the Android website, but I am not one for browsing all over a site to learn all the features of a language or platform....

posted @ Sunday, January 09, 2011 10:08 PM | Feedback (7)

“Master Pages” in Android

The title of this post may be a little confusing because there aren’t master pages in Android. I have done a lot of development in Asp.Net which has the concept of master pages. A master page in Asp.Net allows you to put content that will be the same into the master page file and use place holders to the content that will be different for each page. The runtime then combines the master page with the requested page at runtime. I have been working on a project for a client and the wanted their logo to be at the...

posted @ Saturday, January 08, 2011 12:09 PM | Feedback (18)