For about 3 years I've been a big supporter of Web and Hybrid app development. One of the main reasons for that was that I was firstly a hybrid app developer for these 3 years myself. I say "was" since I recently switched teams, and now I am a full-time iOS developer (native app development). … Continue reading Benefits of Native Mobile Apps
Few years ago I worked on a project where I had to get hold of the 31,102 verses of the English Bible, and use it to develop an Android app that helps people memorize Bible verses. This app used a memorization technique called spaced repetition which is popularly used in the flash card app - … Continue reading Created a GraphQL Bible API in 2 Days using Hasura (Here’s How)
Here is a tutorial on how to send HTTP requests from your Android app to a server using the Android Async Http client library
This is a small tutorial where I tell you how you can extract the metadata of an image using ExifInterface while developing a native Android app.
It's 3 AM right now. But still, I need to put this stuff into ink (figuratively speaking) when it is still fresh in my mind. For a long time, Android developers have had a tough time putting a ListView or a RecyclerView inside a ScrollView, cause it simply didn't work. Developers had to manage to … Continue reading RecyclerView inside a NestedScrollView
Using local databases for persisting data is fairly easy in Android because of the in-built SQLite Database it provides. If you have used it before, you would know that you would have to extend a helper class named 'SQLiteOpenHelper' for the purpose. The SQLiteOpenHelper class is a part of the Native Android library, therefore you … Continue reading How to use a pre-populated database in Android?
Only app developers would know what it feels like when your app screen seems to take seconds to load. Populating a ListView from a database is necessary in almost any serious app that you make. Here is a way to do it.
Are you worried that your hard drive space is running low because of your huge collection of the Game of Thrones series? Here's a solution(a geeky one probably) to fix that.
A simple Python script used for the GirdThySword project, to extract Bible verses from JSON files and store them as an SQLite Database file.
Java and XML code for a simple Android app to square a number.