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Do you need to have an iPhone App?

Do you need to have an iPhone App? Long story short: Yes. And here is why: Your competition is doing it. This means if You don’t do it, you have a much less chance that your App will be recognized. Something I learned from my App statistics from the Google Developer console and Apple App […] Read more

GO (golang) for Android

Google announced that their language GO is ready to develop Android Apps. Didn’t see this coming. GO is a language that has been developed at Google and was released in 2009. But in this time nobody was talking about making Android apps with GO. The first time I saw GO was 3 years ago when I started […] Read more

Connect Android Studio Project with GitHub

So, you want to start a new Android project. I’m happy to hear that. But first, a strategic consideration of how you want to manage the project as such. If we create a new project in Android Studio, we can determine where the project will be saved. I assume that most have chosen an appropriate place […] Read more

Your very first app with Android Studio – starting from scratch

Preparing the computer and Android phone Computer Requirements: OS – Microsoft Windows 10/8.1/8/7/Vista/2003/Xp (32 or 64 bit) – Mac OS X 10.8.5 or higher, up to 10.10 to up 10.10.2 up 10.10.3 (Yosemite) – GNOME or KDE or Unity desktop on Ubuntu or Fedora or GNU/Linux Debian RAM 2 GB RAM minimum, 4 GB RAM […] Read more

Secret Easter egg and Game in Lollipop (Android 5)

Everybody with Android Studio 1.1.0 got automatically Lollipop in the pre-installed Standard Emulator. So, if you don’t have Android 5/ Lollipop on your device, find the Easter egg on the Emulator and play the game. Google started with Gingerbread to hide a picture in Android and later Android versions got an animation too. In Lollipop, Read more

What is the right phone for Android Development?

Is there a right or wrong phone for you as an Android Developer? iPhone? Just kidding! You may wonder if the Android phone you already have is “good” enough for testing your Android Apps. One of the important things you need to think about is, what Android version do I need to test my Android […] Read more

Product Flavors in Android Studio

Android Studio  Tutorials as PDF E-book We have several Android Studio tutorials on our plate and we’re working on more tutorials and Source Code examples. Whenever the Tutorial is built on a Source Code Example, you will get a personal Link to the Source Code. Be the first to get access to the E-book and Source […] Read more

Creating a Non-Fragment-Layout with Android Studio 0.3.+

By default Android Studio from 0.3 until 0.4.5 will create a Fragment Layout for every new project. From Version 0.4.6 the Blank Activity has gone back to produce a Non-Fragment Layout. If you want the same Fragment Layout from version 0.3.0 choose: Blank Activity -> Additional Features -> Include Blank Fragment The Fragment Layout Project Read more

Fixing Gradle after update to Android Studio 0.8.1

If your problem is related to getting old Android Studio projects to work with the most recent version of Android Studio, you may like to look at this post: If you’re looking for updating Android Studio related problems, you may find some inspiration Read more