Write for Android Analyse

Android Analyse

Filter Search

Only this category...

Android Analyse

Jimu: Building blocks for Android apps needs your KickStarter support

If the tools shown in the promo video below demonstrated by this ambitious kickstarter project are as easy to use in real life, Jimu could be a game changer. According to the pitch on Jimu Labs Kickstarter page, Jumi will allow budding developers anyone with an idea to create native Android apps by dragging and dropping…

Read More 0

Android Analyse

greenDAO – Schema Migration

NB: greenDAO is an ORM for Android; you can find my earlier article reviewing it here. This article is part two of a three part series, discussing how I use greenDAO for commercial application development. Part 1 – Schema Generation Part 2 – Schema Migration Part 3 – Testing Migration (Stay tuned) Part 2 –…

Read More 0

Android Analyse

greenDAO – Schema Generation

NB: greenDAO is an ORM for Android; you can find my earlier article reviewing it here. This article is part one of a three part series, discussing how I use greenDAO for commercial application development. Part 1 – Schema Generation Part 2 – Schema Migration (Stay tuned) Part 3 – Testing Migration (Stay tuned) Part…

Read More 1

Android Analyse

Android Devs Making Waves: Expense Manager, Hashnote, Work Quietly and Notif

We’ve been seeing some outstanding apps coming out of the Android developer community lately, and if you’ve been following recently you will probably know how much we  were impressed with Nadav Fima’s recently released Cliffhanger. But Nadav (interviewed here) isn’t the only one making waves. We’ve reached out to a handful of other developers who recently launched…

Read More 3

Android Analyse

greenDAO – Version 1.3 released

GreenDAO, my ORM of choice for Android has recently released version 1.3. Changes in 1.3 The update includes the following major changes: Multithreading support improved, fixed deadlock isuses Maven support with artifacts published to the maven central repo Reworked Query behaviour to be single threaded, this is a breaking change due to a package refactor…

Read More 0

Android Analyse

Nadav Fima talks to Android Analyse about Cliffhanger and Android development

As promised at the end of our Cliffhanger review, we were able to ambush Android developer Nadav Fima for a one-on-one. Some interesting revelations came from this interrogation interview, including news of a tablet optimised version of Cliffhanger in the works, and Trakt.tv integration which will bring it in-line with the features on some other TV show apps. Totally awse. Let’s get into it. Please…

Read More 4

Android Analyse

Google Play sends your details to app developers

Here at Android Analyse we love Android and of course, we’re pretty keen on Android’s backer – Google, too. However we’re the first to admit that Google doesn’t always get it right and that seems to be the case, here. Its come to light that when you purchase an app from the Google Play store,…

Read More 4

Android Analyse

All Android developers can now respond to comments in the Play Store

Believe it or not, up until now it was not possible for all Android developers to respond to comments left by app users. That privilege was only made to a handful (comparatively speaking) of what Google termed ‘top developers’, although what constituted a top developer wasn’t made abundantly clear. This often left many Android devs in a frustrating…

Read More 0

Android Analyse

A beginners guide to Android programing

Ever wanted to dive into Android development but have not been sure where to start? The Linux foundation has got you covered. Don’t fret though – you don’t have to be running Linux. If you head on over to Android Programming for Beginners: Part 1 you’ll be walked through the basics of setting up your development…

Read More 0

Android Analyse

greenDAO – An Android ORM for SQLite

Recently I evaluated an Android Object Relational Mapping (ORM) called greenDAO which simplifies your Android development by generating your Data Access Object (DAO) layer and your Domain Objects based on a simple Java schema you define. Use of an ORM also supports the Domain Model Pattern which: Improves software quality and maintainability. Is fundamental to the Domain Driven Design…

Read More 2