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Author Archives: Javier Manzano

Javier is an Android and node.js developer. Working day to day on new pet projects. Founder of Parkuik and Codeely.

Android UI: Taking a look at iosched open source app


So, yes, open source is right, great and helps everyone to learn how to do right things (or even to just learn more about some framework). This week I needed to look at the source code of two open source apps for Android: iosched and ubuntu one for android. They’re both pretty great and they deserve attention and take a ...

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Android TextView with custom fonts


While developing an android app I found that everytime I was trying to use a custom font on a TextView I copied the same lines:                   TextView textview = (TextView) findViewById(R.id.text); textview.setTypeface(...) Obviously, that’s unnecessary and repetitive. Why not just create a custom view? And more, why not adding the font through ...

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Android – Using Jelly Bean notifications


Last post was long ago! I’ve been very busy lately… but learning a lot from Android! (and Node js too… I’m in love with this platform!) Other things that I decided for those who are following me is that, since now, articles will only be in English (sorry =/ ) and all the source code of my examples will be ...

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