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
German Series #4: Programmiersprachen
Guards and Resolvers (in Angular)
Angular is one of many web frameworks that make web development easier by providing you with the tools to make the development process cleaner and quicker. Out of all the mobile and web development frameworks I've used till now - native Android, native iOS, plain web, Angular and React (which is not that many), Angular … Continue reading Guards and Resolvers (in Angular)
Hybrid app development is a godsend for Startups, but should you take that route?
If you were to look at the current market distribution when it comes to mobile operating systems, there are only two main players on the field: Android and iOS. The market share of all the remaining mobile operating systems put together is less than 1% of the total. That would seem to be good for … Continue reading Hybrid app development is a godsend for Startups, but should you take that route?
Sending a Request to a Server from your Android app
Here is a tutorial on how to send HTTP requests from your Android app to a server using the Android Async Http client library
RecyclerView inside a NestedScrollView
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
How to use a pre-populated database in Android?
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?
How to populate a ListView from a 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.
Make a Simple Video Streaming Backend from Scratch (Setting up the Server)
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.