Setting up your Android environment

I have seen quite a few posts on some lists asking about how to set up a programming environment for Android. While it is very straight forward, the documentation is all over the place. So, I decided to write this tutorial :). In this tutorial, we will install Android SDK in eclipse (Galileo), we will […]

Android HttpRequest class (version 2.1)

Version of of this class had some bugs so I corrected them and here is the latest version 🙂 Enjoy!

You will also need the class below:

G2 on the way?

According to some rumors on IT news websites, some new Android phones will be released in 2009. cellphonesignal.com claims that a phone, G2, is in the making and will be released in January of 2009. Another website claims that it will be released in April. Best of all, G2 will not be locked down to […]

Working with a database in Android

Android uses SQLite for its database needs. SQLite is a very fast and lightweight database. It is file based which makes it highly portable and an ideal candidate for use as an embedded database. For those who prefer to just go through the code and learn, the Notebook application example on Android’s website can be […]

Debugging errors in Android

Android has a great framework to work in. However, it is in its infancy and debugging my code has been a very big problem for me. Whenever something goes wrong in the code, I always get “source not found” error. It doesn’t tell me I have a nullPointer exception , or string is incomplete.  No […]

Programming for the beast named Android

I was messing around with Android’s development kit and I have to say, learning to develop an application for Android was much easier than trying to do it for Windows Mobile. I guess proper documentation helps – a lot. Google has put published tutorials on how to do some common tasks needed for making applications, […]