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Author Archives: Ilias Tsagklis

Ilias Tsagklis
Ilias is a senior software engineer working in the telecom domain. He is an applications developer in a wide variety of applications/services, currently the technical lead in a in-house PCRF solution. Particularly interested in multi-tier architecture, middleware services and mobile development (contact). Ilias Tsagklis is co-founder and Executive Editor at Java Code Geeks.

Android Full App, Part 1: Main Activity UI

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This is the first part of the “Android Full Application Tutorial” series. The complete application aims to provide an easy way of performing movies/actors searching over the internet. In this part we are going to setup our Eclipse project, prepare the user interface for the main activity and finally test it on an appropriate emulated Android Device. Let’s start by ...

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“Android Full Application Tutorial” series

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Continuing our tutorials on Android here at JavaCodeGeeks, I am going to provide a number of articles on how to build a full Android application from scratch. The app will mainly be useful for performing movies and actors lookups. The TMDb API will be used for searching and links at the mobile version of IMDB will be provided. All the ...

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‘Hello World’ portlet on JBoss Portal

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Portlet Overview This tutorial will show you how to create and deploy a simple portlet. Portlets are Java technology based web components, that can process requests and generate dynamic content. A portlet is not an autonomous entity, but it is managed by a portlet container, which provides the necessary runtime environment for the portlet executions. It should be noted that ...

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Android Text-To-Speech Application

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One of the many features that Android provides out of the box is the one of “speech synthesis”. This is also known as “Text-To-Speech” (TTS) and is mainly the capability of the device to “speak” text of different languages. This feature was introduced in version 1.6 of the Android platform and you can find an introductory article at the official ...

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Android Reverse Geocoding with Yahoo API – PlaceFinder

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In my previous tutorial (Android Location Based Services Application – GPS location) I showed you how to retrieve the user’s current location in the form of latitude and longitude coordinates. Using those coordinates we are going to provide information regarding the user’s position. For example, we are going to find the street address nearest to a specific point. That process ...

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Android Location Based Services Application – GPS location

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With the incorporation of GPS devices in smartphones, Location Based Services (LBS) have become pretty hot the past few years. The iPhone was the first to give a huge boost to this kind of applications and now Android continues on the same path. In this tutorial, I will show you how to build your first LBS application for Android. The ...

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Android Tutorials at JavaCodeGeeks

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Android is the new hot thing in the mobile world and generally in the software development world. After giving you some articles on the platform in general (“Embracing the Android awesomeness: A quick overview”) and on how to “Install Android OS on your PC with VirtualBox”, JavaCodeGeeks are pleased to announce a series of tutorials on Android. A new Tag ...

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Openfire server configuration – Infrastructure for Instant Messaging

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This tutorial is the second part of the “Setting up an infrastructure for Instant Messaging” article series. After installing the Openfire server (“Openfire server installation“), we are now ready to create some users. Login to the admin console and choose “Users/Groups”. There you should see the existing users under “User Summary”. Only “admin” is currently existent, so choose “Create New ...

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Openfire server installation – Infrastructure for Instant Messaging

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This tutorial is the first part of the “Setting up an infrastructure for Instant Messaging” article series. In this tutorial, we are going to setup an Instant Messaging infrastructure for a private intranet. This should come really handy if you don’t wish to depend on solutions running on the internet or if your network administrator has blocked all the traditional ...

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