More than 18 months after its debut at Google I/O 2013, Android Studio is finally leaving the beta tag behind today with the release of Android Studio 1.0.
The promise of Android Studio is a full featured IDE based on IntelliJ IDEA that was built from the ground up for Android development as opposed to ... Read More »
When Google announced the Android Design website aimed at helping developers feel more at home with Holo, the theme used throughout Android 4.0, Matias Duarte made it clear that Android development was headed into the next phase. Google is looking to create a more cohesive experience when it comes to developing for Android for ... Read More »
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Android is no stranger to outer space. The Samsung Galaxy S II got out of this world in July. And back in December 2010, the Nexus S was rigged up to a weather balloon and sent into the atmosphere to test the Nexus’ on-board sensors. According to the fellows in charge of ... Read More »
Google is preparing to disband Google Labs in the near future and, in the process, some of its projects are getting called up to the majors while others will be given their walking papers.
Among the projects falling into the latter category is Android App Inventor. We were introduced to App Inventor a ... Read More »
Google showed off a new version of the Android Development Tools at I/O, but the company wasn’t ready to release it just yet. Well, they are now. Google just announced on its Android blog that the new ADT is all set to be enjoyed by developers.
If you think some of Android’s third-party ... Read More »
UPDATE: The contest is over, but the video below is still totally awesome. Check it out!
A couple of days ago I received a shipment that just may qualify as the coolest thing to show up at my doorstep since I started running this site. The only downside to my awesome delivery is that I’m ... Read More »
Greg Carron and Matthew Patience, founders of Mobicartel and co-hosts of several shows over at Radio Android, have put together a slew of applications for Android, including one of my personal faves Twitoc. From what I know of these two characters, their coding skill is only matched ... Read More »
In one short year, we’ve seen different models of phones pop up from different carriers all over the world. This is a great thing for Android as a platform because more users means more apps and hardware choices. Unfortunately, there are many complications coming.
As the number of phone platforms increase, multi-platform coding gets harder and harder. A new open source project called PhoneGap is trying to make it easier while bringing web coders into the game. I asked PhoneGap developer Brian LeRoux these questions:
AAM: Could you describe the purpose of PhoneGap for those who ... Read More »