Hannes Holste
I'm a web developer, Java programmer, and a fan of the Android OS. Follow me on twitter!
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    How to Publish to the Android MarketAndroid market
    So, you've finished developing your Android application after weeks of hard work and want to release your creation to the world? This article will guide you through the process of doing so.Read More…
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    Using Hardware Indicators with the Android SDKPreview 01
    In this Android quick tip you will learn about two new methods of alerting users to events: Vibration and LED/Trackball lighting. These methods are referred to as "Hardware Indicators," and are used sparingly in various Android apps to convey urgent information or breaking news. This article ties in closely with Android SDK: Using Alerts, Toasts and Notifications.Read More…
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    Android SDK: Using Alerts, Toasts and NotificationsAndroid alert preview
    If you have an Android powered device, then you will already have experienced different types of notifications. They're good for telling users about errors, warnings or informing them of completed tasks and it's best to place them in a type of notification, such as an alert dialog, which allows you to communicate with users "outside" of user interfaces.Read More…
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    Quick Tip: Customize Android FontsAndroid font preview
    Every Android device comes with a collection of standard fonts: Droid Sans, Droid Sans Mono and Droid Serif. They were designed to be optimal for mobile displays, so these are the three fonts you will be working with most of the time and they can be styled using a handful of XML attributes. You might, however, see the need to use custom fonts for special purposes. We'll be taking a look at that as well in this quick tip. Read More…
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    Android SDK: Embed a WebView with the WebKit EngineAndroid webview webkit code preview
    This quick tip will demonstrate how you can embed an Android WebView in your application with the the WebKit engine. You will learn how to both load an external URL and render custom markup that you supply in-app.Read More…