Monthly Archives: January 2012

Tip: Which Android Platform Version Should I Target?

So… You got an idea for an Android app, you are ready to code and, upon creating a new project, you got a choice, with dozens of versions ranging from 1.x to 4.x (as of this post). Which one should … Read More »»»

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Writing Your First Android Application: A Hello World Example – Part 2 – Understand the Application File Structure

Now that you have a working application open in Eclipse, there are all these crazy-ass files under Package Explorer that were created by the plugin. So, what do they do and which ones will you be dealing on a daily … Read More »»»

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Writing Your First Android Application: A Hello World Example – Part 1 – Create an App

Now that all the necessary tools are installed (see What Do You Need to Start Developing an Android App?), we can get to the fun part – coding. Grab yourself a keyboard, a monitor you can stare in and a … Read More »»»

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Writing Your First Android Application: What Do You Need to Start Developing an Android App?

So you decided to play around with Android and write an application. Your starting point is, of course, what do you need to write an app, possibly what language is it written in, and is there an IDE that you … Read More »»»

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The Equivalent of T-SQL’s SELECT TOP N in Oracle PL/SQL

So you have been coding away T-SQL queries for a while now and know that by using the TOP keyword you can select the first what’s-the-number rows of your result set. Suddenly you find yourself in a familiar SQL environment, … Read More »»»

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How to Import Pictures for the Second Time – “No New Pictures or Videos Were Found on This Device” Message

Today I imported pictures from my mom’s iPhone into my own picture library and, before upgrading her to iOS 5, decided to import them into a different folder so that there is a separate copy of just hers pictures in … Read More »»»

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