April 2012 Blog Posts (3)

Some initial impressions from Android development

I recently got to do some Android programming, and I'd like to share some of what I learned. A few things strike you the moment you start developing for Android devices.

    1. It is Java

    2. Layouts are done with XML

    3. Android 'pages', or activities are automonous entities.

Well, strictly speaking, these assertions are not 100% correct. Let me elaborate on each…

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Added by Kevin Neelands on April 23, 2012 at 6:29pm — No Comments

Contest - Most valuable JVM article of Q1

We launched a contest to give kudos to all people who are writing

about Java these days. If you want to take a part, please read more

here (http://javaweeklybytes.com/q1.html) and submit your article

until the end of this month. (from Bogomil…

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Added by Michael Levin on April 10, 2012 at 11:10am — No Comments

Google EMEA travel and conferences (incl. GeeCON) grants for Women

Google is offering grants for women to different conferences (including ours GeeCON 2012). Check outhttp://2012.geecon.org/women and http://www.google.com/intl/en/jobs/students/proscho/scholarships/emea/travelgrants/

Thanks to Adrian Nowak of the Polish…

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Added by Michael Levin on April 5, 2012 at 8:30am — No Comments

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