This is mainly a note for myself, but there’s no reason why it won’t be useful for someone else too. Recently, I have been trying to set up a server under VirtualBox to start writing / maintaining some WebGUI code. WebGUI as a platform seems to be fairly under-used. Certainly, searches for information as a […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Google discourages the use of the <compatible-screens> option in the AndroidManifest XML file, but there are certain occasions when it is very useful. For example, in a picture gallery-based app, it is desirable to split the application into multiple apk files so that someone with a low resolution handset does not need to download a […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
I have seen a number of references to a command-line tool to add repositories via PPA on Ubuntu systems. When trying it out for myself, I was unable to call the command. I discovered that it resides in the python-software-properties package: sudo apt-get install python-software-properties Once this has been installed, you can run the add-apt-repository […]Continue Reading... No Comments.