Category Archives: mobile

(again…) Why the Android Market is not the right place for developers?

I’ve been working in Android platform for more than two years now. For two years I read many articles around the web which say the same: the android market is not developer friendly. After two years of patience i finally decided to state about that and my final thought has no doubt: the Android Market …

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Motorola Dev team letter to developers

I got this email yesterday night, few hours after the announcement of Google new acquisition: Dear MOTODEV member, Today, Google and Motorola Mobility have announced their intention to enter an agreement under which Google will acquire Motorola Mobility. This is a positive step in Motorola Mobility’s evolution and exciting news for the Android ecosystem. As …

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Strategy lesson by Google… this is Art!!

I just read this morning Google just announced they will acquire Motorola mobility for around 12$ billions! Thank you Google!! 🙂 As an Android professional I have to say this is a great news for me and all Android users and professionals. Those acquirement is a strong signal to the market that Google will support …

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OOM Android

OOM == OutOfMemory is one of the most annoying and frustrated issue  you can experience on the Android platform. To avoid the issue you have to be very careful on your code, especially when you share references between different objects or activities. There is no unique solution for OOM, because the memory usage really depends on your code …

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Support multiple sdk-version in one release (Android or others Java based platform)

Hi, I just think it’s could be useful to share the new java notion I just learned to fix the study case below: how to handle multiple sdk version in one release on Android? I’m building a camera app right now for my company, then I want to handle front and back camera, and others …

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News? What for?

Hi There! It’s been long time now I did not write something here. Mmm… Yeah I’ve to admit I had lots of things better to do ! 😉 I changed the website theme to something more “twitter” because I’m not going to publish any “real technical articles” for the few next months. Then I think …

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Plotting Android screen :)

As promised here is my former application fireworks which I migrated to Android OS. I changed a little bit the application in order to handle touch event, so it’s not a fireworks anymore, it’s a kind of  wasted-time ZEN application 🙂 The app is very simple, when you touched the screen it draws you a …

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Android development

For few months now, I’m doing some stuff on Android. Ok it looks a little strange that I started to build things for Android but I have an Iphone… But as you already know I can only develop application for the Iphone on Mac OS, but I don’t have a Mac (I know it’s a …

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