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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

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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

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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

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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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