Yup it’s been a while, but hey! it’s new year resolutions time, am i right? Ok so, today I’d like to share some coolness about the manifest merger tool . It let’s you do some interesting things, among them Placeholder support. What does this mean exactly? Simply put, it lets you tokenize values within your manifest
Overview: If you’ve ever had to work with the Omniture SDK you may eventually be tasked with enabling tracking for campaign referral tracking. I won’t go into the details of setting up your receivers and doing the SDK setup. That’s pretty well covered in the documentation. What’s not covered however, is how in the world
How to Properly Encode Video for Android Devices – Tested. Good article on encoding.
I just wanted to point out this really handy method that lets you specify your own layout for an action item. <strong>android:actionlayout=”@layout/action_layout”</strong> Super cool albeit a bit obscure! This is all you need to do: In your menu xml: <item android:id=”@+id/menu_item” android:showAsAction=”always|withText” android:actionLayout=”@layout/action_layout” android:title=”@string/menu_settings”/> It’s that simple! Your layout can be anything! in my case
The last app I had the privilege of working on released back in early december! We’ve updated our TD Ameritrade Mobile app for Android, making it more powerful and easier to use. Third-party research is now available, so you can investigate new trade ideas. We’ve added more news sources, giving you more ways to track
If you’ve ever worked with the Action Bar apis you’ll probably agree that it’s not the most fun to work with. I have seen a fair share of projects now using ActionBar Sherlock which is great and all (especially for the backwards compatibility) but that doesn’t really save you from needing to understand many of
This is a cool trick that will allow you to view the source of your android-support library (Compatibility package). Here’s what you need to do Make sure you have the correct version of ADT. You need to be on ADT 20 or later. Go here to get the latest ADT installed. Add the support library to
The viewHolder pattern is great for making your listViews feel more responsive. Examples abound. It seems to work great up until you start doing more complex things with it. Things can get a bit tricky once you have more than viewType that your adapter needs to provide. Consider this code: package com.oner.test; import android.app.Activity; import
After my recent update to the latest ADT the autocomplete features of eclipse suddenly stopped working. Luckily a quick search lead to the indispensable stackoverflow. The way to fix it is to go to: Window -> Preferences -> Java -> Editor -> Content Assist -> Advanced And check the boxes labeled “Java Proposals” and hit
This is pretty cool. I’m gonna have to play with it. The Gmail Public Labels API | Android Developers Blog.