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Update the AndroidManifest Version Number automatically

Recently I needed to automate the update of the versionName element in the AndroidManifest.xml file. This needed to be timed stamped and updated with the correct version number when ...
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YouTube GData API and Android

If you want to use the YouTube API v2 to search for content on YouTube with an Android device, the recommended way is the use the gdata-http-client java package. However, this requires ...
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Adding Overlay Icons to ImageViews

While working on Serenity for Android, one of the many requests I received was to have a Watched Status indicator appear over the poster. There are a couple of ways to do this on Android.Use ...
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Detecting Television Feature on Android

I wrote up a post on google plus, that may be interested to a wider audience.  If you are an android app developer and want your app to work well on a Television or set top box, you ...
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Creating a Google TV Sliding Navigation Menu

The standard design pattern for Google TV apps is generally to use the LeftNavBar library. Unfortunately there isn’t an apklib and it isn’t included as a google tv addon library, ...
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Android – Google TV Subtitle Support

One of the more frequent questions from users of Serenity for Google TV, is the ability to play back subtitles with the movie. Plex does provide the information if it is there, but ...
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Cobertura and Maven: Code Coverage for Integration and Unit Tests

On the turmeric project, we maintain a nightly dashboard. On the dash board we collect statistics about the project, including code coverage, findbugs analysis and other metrics. ...
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Enterprise SOAP Services in a Web 2.0 REST/JSON World

With the popularlity of JSON and other NoSQL data standard formats, the complexity and in some cases the plain verbosity of XML formats are being shunned. However, XML and the abilities ...
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Maven Archetype Creation Tips

I recently needed to create some Maven Archetypes for the Turmeric SOA project. A Maven Archetype for those that don’t know is a way to generate a project based off some pre-canned ...
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