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.
When developing an Android app recently, I wanted to make a change such that I could add a button to the ActionBar as I was using a context menu to access a single option. It seemed to me that a dedicated button with an obvious icon would make more sense than the current setup. Initially […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Django is a web platform written in Python which lets you build high-performing, elegant Web applications quickly. AJAX is a framework which allows asynchronous requests to be sent to servers, requesting or submitting data, allowing updates either to databases or HTML pages without the need for the pages to be reloaded. For my tutorial, I have […]Continue Reading... 37 Comments.
Ever since I heard about the Raspberri Pi, I had been hoping to buy one to start tinkering with. Not because I want to learn how to write software (I already do that as a day job), but more because I am intrigued by what something so small can be capable of. Essentially, it’s a […]Continue Reading... No Comments.