Saturday, November 22, 2014

Android Studio: GIT: .gitignore

Managing which files should be ignored by GIT (code repository) it an important skill. It is done by .gitignore file in which each line represents a directory, a pattern, or a file to be ignored.

Android: SMS app

In this tutorial we will learn how to handle incoming messages, how to parse them to find a pattern, and how to send an SMS.

Monday, November 17, 2014

Saturday, November 15, 2014

12a. Android: JSON OpenWeatherMap

In this tutorial we will implement basic weather OpenWeatherMap API using JSON (JavaScript Object Notation).

Saturday, November 8, 2014

Android: Camera

In this tutorial we will learn how to capture an image using Android Camera and how to pass this image from a Fragment back to Activity

Android: MediaPlayer

In this tutorial we will learn how to play MP3 file saved in the application. We will create an app that plays a soothing sound of the forest (or waves, or rain) that plays in the loop. We will also learn how to control the playback.

Friday, November 7, 2014

Android: ADB install apk

In this tutorial you will learn frequently used Terminal commands (from your computer) to manage APKs on your Android device.

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Cron Job to keep server time up to date

This tutorial shows you how to set up a CRON (repetitive) JOB on Ubuntu Linux server to update the correct time.

IntelliJ IDEA: code snippet auto-complete

In this tutorial I will show how to create auto-complete snippets using IntelliJ IDEA. This is a very convenient for such things as copyright information that I need to include in clients' files.