Web Sites for Mobile Devices

Whilst the main theme of this blog is native mobile applications, I thought I’d digress a little and look at building Web sites which work with mobile devices. I’ve built a few mobile Web sites recently and each time, I question why bother? Surely, with modern mobile browsers, we can just use the normal (desktop) […]
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Property Animation

What a very clever idea! Android API V11 (Honeycomb) introduced a new technique for animation which (until now) I had pretty much ignored. The new mechanism based on android.animation.Animator allows the creation of very powerful animations with minimal effort. The basic ideas of property animation have been in use in many areas for some time. […]
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The Android Virtual Device: Performance Issues

One of the best things about the Android development platform is the superb emulator or Android Virtual Device (AVD). One of the worst things about the Android development platform is… Yes, you guessed, it’s the AVD. The Android AVD is a great idea, it provides real device emulation which allows you to run the actual […]
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Android Emulator: Tips and Tweaks

Following on from my recent post on AVD performance issues, it seemed a good time to share one or two other practical tips and tricks about working with the AVD. When testing, I really do not want to have to click on the on-screen keyboard to enter text. Unfortunately, with the latest Android Developer Tools […]
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iOS Devices Get Everywhere

I’ve had some time between travelling and teaching over the past few weeks and it’s been an opportunity to give my planted aquarium some much-needed attention. Writing Learning Tree’s Building iPhone® and iPad® Applications: Extended Features course at the end of last year involved many long hours writing materials and several trips across the Atlantic […]
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