There are cases when it is necessary to track the outgoing and incoming traffic related to Android applications. However, Android as a platform is not really friendly towards this kind of operations. The most common way I am analyzing the traffic that is...
For my first video in this series, I'll show you how to take an idea
from one of Adobe's design tools (Fireworks) to a working prototype
using Flash Catalyst Flash Catalyst for Mobile Development from Terry Ryan on Vimeo.
It’s time to go on with this series, at this point we know the basic
principles of MVVM and we have a set of base classes and interfaces we
can use. We need to put it in action and see how we can implement the
View and the ViewModel and how we can tie...
When I develop Windows Phone 7 apps I use a lot of online and offline
resources to learn best practices, tips and tricks from other
developers. Why use a lot of time figuring out how to do things that
already have been done. This post is a collection of...
Here is a hack of the month. Jeremiah is probably my favoriate
Silverlight Prodagy and he has done it again with this wonderful hack,
'Use Native/Desktop CLR Without COM Registration' I like the first line,
"WARNING: Information and code here can...
I'm starting up new little series entitled "Holy Crap, I'm a Mobile
Developer." The idea is that somewhere along the way I developed the
ability to build applications for mobile devices, specifically Android.
Sadly I can't take any credit for...
A few months I described how I handled the encoding bug of the WebBrowser control in WP7.
Unfortunately it was not just a problem with the “smart quotes” but
also with all non western characters, and the naïve solution to the
problem caused a...
Just a quick note about something I learned yesterday: a few blog
posts ago, I said that when you publish your Android app, you want to
provide a couple of screenshots, and I said that you could do that
either by using the emulator to simulate your...
The PhoneNumberChooserTask and the EmailAddressChooserTask in the
Windows Phone 7 API helps the user to select the Phone Number and the
Email Address of the selected contact .
When this chooser is used, the Contacts page is opened for the user
Below you will find a Android example of how to access and display images that are stored on your SD card.
I wrote part 2 for
this article, where images are loaded in the background using
an asynchronous task. It is an improvement over this article,...
Every April, the University of Maryland holds a huge open-house event called Maryland Day
that draws 60,000+ visitors to the campus to view exhibits highlighting
the research conducted at the university and participate in various
events and activities. All...
John interviews Silverlight MVP David Kelley (thats me) about developing
multi-touch applications in Silverlight. I discuss the types of
multi-touch hardware and my experiences in developing real world
multi-touch applications. Then I jumps right into the...
In the previous post I’ve presented a very fast introduction of what
MVVM is and I’ve defined the two basic interfaces for the view and the
viewmodel; I’m not going to implement a ‘pure’ version of the pattern
itself because I consider a pattern...
MVVM Light offers a class specific to every ViewModel instance that is used in the context of an application - Messenger. One might ask - what exactly is it and why it is needed? The answer is simple - in a more complex application, ViewModel instances are...