Sue Smith
I'm a technical writer and sometimes developer, based in the UK. Producing educational material and documentation, I cover mobile, Web and software development topics.
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    Code Workshop: Java StringsCodeworkshop
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    In this Code Workshop we will be testing your knowledge of Java Strings. Within the sample code, String variables are going to be processed within a Java class, which in turn has an inner class. To successfully figure out what will happen when the code executes, you must understand not only String basics, but also the principles of objects and classes, as well as control structures including methods, loops and conditionals.Read More…
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    Creating a Twitter Client for Android: Creating a Timeline DatabaseCode
    In this series we are building a Twitter client for the Android platform using the Twitter4J library. This tutorial will create a SQLite database to store the user's home timeline. We will also map the data from the database to the Views we created last time using an Adapter, so that the user can see their updates.Read More…
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    Creating a Twitter Client for Android: Building the InterfaceCode
    In this series we are building a Twitter client for the Android platform using the Twitter4J library. In this tutorial we will prepare our user interface elements for the app and handle signing the user into Twitter to allow access to their account.Read More…
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    Creating a Twitter Client for Android: Setup & OverviewCode
    It goes without saying that many people use mobile devices to connect to social media services. In this series of tutorials, we will create a basic Twitter client for the Android platform. We will use the Twitter4J library to connect to Twitter. The app will display the user's home timeline, send tweets, retweet, and reply to tweets.Read More…
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    Android SDK: Implement an Options MenuOptionsmenu
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    This tutorial will teach you how to implement an options menu in any of your Android SDK applications. Read on!Read More…
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    Android SDK: Context MenusContextmenus
    Learn about context menus and long-press user interaction on Android in this Android SDK quick tip!Read More…
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    Data Management Options for Android ApplicationsAndroidpreviewdata
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    This Android quick tip will introduce you to the various data storage options available on the Android platform. A brief practical overview with considerations for each storage option will also be provided.Read More…
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    Android SDK: Using the Text to Speech EngineText to speech
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    This tutorial will teach you to give your applications a voice with the Android SDK text to speech engine!Read More…
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    Android SDK: Implement a Share IntentAndroid share intent
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    This tutorial runs through the basic process of creating a share button, implementing the share Intent, passing your content, and building the chooser list.Read More…