Android Tutorials

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Current Rank: 122 (Technology & Computers)
Site Description: Learn the Basics in Android Apps Development
Date Joined: Feb 4, 2010

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Override the Device's Back button
on Apr 22, 2012When browsing a game's Options Menu and decided to not modify the current settings,  you simply want to use your phone's Back button as, well, for going back to Main Menu.But sadly, this is not the default behavior of that Back button.

Keep Screen in Portrait Mode
on Apr 20, 2012By default, your app will run in Portrait mode.  And you might opt to keep it that way, but would also rotate to Landscape mode if the phone it handled sideways.To keep it in Portrait mode, open your AndroidManifest.xml then add the highlighted...

App Inventor available for testing
on Jul 12, 2010 in tool android There's a new tool in town that let's you create Android app in an instant.Primarily designed for non-programmers, the tool can create apps with minimal code or non-coding at all.Google has unvailed App Inventor on its Google Labs. It is currently av...

Replica Island: Open Source Android Game
on Jun 11, 2010 in game Recently bumped into an open source game intentionally developed for Android platform, which was started way back August 2009.Replica Island is developed by an Android evangelist and Google employee, Chris Pruett. His blog discusses every little deta...

Where is the Color class?
on Feb 16, 2010 in jasafa as3 faq color actionscript flash Same case with Point2D, Java's usual Color class which should be under java.awt package could be found under Android's package.They needed to remove some functionality of the class thus came need to replace the usual Color class. Met...

Adobe AIR coming to Android Soon
on Feb 15, 2010 in adobe flash android mwc In the currently being held Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, the Adobe Air Team previewed AIR applications running on Android and promised to bring Flash 10.1 in the first half of the year.With Adobe AIR, developers can deliver rich and "more imme...

Alternative to Point2D
on Feb 11, 2010 in jasafa faq point2d Given that AWT is not supported in Android API, the Point2D class, which is useful for writing 2D graphics, is missing either.Point2D is traditionally accessible under java.awt.geom package but not dependent on the AWT framework so why was not it inc...

Java ActionScript API for Android
on Feb 10, 2010 in jasafa Introducing Project: JASAfA!What is JASAfA?JASAfA (or Java ActionScript API for Android) is a stupid name to a project that attempts to provide a Java framework for Android app development that tries to resemble ActionScript API. JASAfA (I know the n...

How to Speed Up the AVD
on Feb 3, 2010 in eclipse tutorial how-to optimization This tutorial will teach you how to speed up the android emulator.A disclaimer though. After doing this configuration, do not expect a lightning fast AVD. This will possibly cut 1 to 2 minutes of boot up time depending on your computer specification.

3 Things You Need To Know About Android SDK
on Feb 2, 2010 in faq trivia Android uses DalvikDalvik Virtual Machine is a minimalistic implementation of the Java platform. Android apps are written in Java programming language but it is being compiled to a format that Dalvik could understand -- the DEX file, or the Dalvi...

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