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Five Ways To Improve Your Android App Quality

App quality is a super important component of what you do as an Android developer. You could design the most amazing features in an app, but if they aren’t adequately tested and part of an overall high quality app, people simply won’t use what you’ve put all your time and effort into. Ultimately, low app […]

Google Offers A Free Crash Course In Android Development

Courtesy of TechCrunch via a post at Buzztouch, here is some information on a course that Google is offering through Udacity on Android development. According to the TechCrunch article, “the course is called “Developing Android Apps: Android Fundamentals,” and it provides everything you need to learn how to make an Android app step-by-step; provided, that […]

Video Tutorial : Working With Buzztouch v3 Project Files

Assuming that you took my sage advice and got hooked up with Buzztouch, here’s a video that shows how to work with your project files in Eclipse. The process is pretty simple, and the steps presented should get you through any problems. If you have issues, try posting them in the Buzztouch Forums…you’ll get a […]

Video Tutorial : Installing The New Android SDK on Windows 8

This video tutorial is slightly dated…it’s using an older version of the Eclipse ADT Bundle…but it’s still relevant and should help get you going. The only differences in what you see here and what you experience in real life may be the versions of Java and the ADT Bundle…they’re likely to have changed. The procedures […]

Hello world!

Hello world, indeed! If you’re new to programming, you’ll soon understand why “Hello world!” is an appropriate first post for this site! Gotta keep up with the traditions of programming! The purpose of this site is simple – to share what I’m learning about Android programming (which ultimately means Java programming) with you, and to […]