AndroidDev (Pro) tip: Fragment meets container

Today a tip from my colleague Coen Houtman, a tip about Fragments and the container to put them in. What all of you Fragment users know, is that you must have a container (i.e. ViewGroup) to put your fragments in. Which ViewGroup is the best to use? Normally, with any other layout I want to create, I start with a LinearLayout. It’s simple, easy and lig
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Google TV emulator device definition

So you want to use a Google TV emulator to develop Android applications. Many people having problems using the Google TV emulator because it hangs during booting (only showing the Google TV logo). The problem is that it only works with specific device configurations and resolutions. So lets have a look at the device definition: This setup is for a 720p resol
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It’s going to be a great year (I hope)

When starting a new year I always get the urge to rethink my goal, do doesn’t right!. Questions that go thru my mind are: am I still going where I want to go, do I need to change my direction, what will bring the new year. And like every year I can still say I’m going the right direction. Like last year I’m hoping to give more talks on conf
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Prototype your Mobile Application

As some of you may know I gave a presentation about why, and how to prototype your mobile application at the Droidcon Spain. If you want to see this presentation have a look at
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How was 2012 for the Mobile industry?

2012 is closing to an end. Normally this means time to look back on the things that happen during this year. A lot has happen within the Mobile industry, Facebook went public, Apple is suing Samsung (again), and a lot of new product saw daylight. Here are some of the most dramatic mobile moments of 2012. Updated (20-12) Another great Mobile year in review vi
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