Android Quick Tip: Using SQLite FTS Tables

Some time ago I had to implement an Android dictionary application for one of my customers. Of course that dictionary application's main feature was supposed to be its search capability....

Fighting Orientation Changes in Android

One of the problems beginners often struggle with in Android is orientation changes. The problem with an orientation change is that it per se destroys the currently running activity, creates...

To Scale or not to Scale

As this is yet another day I can't remember the various differences and meanings of the android:scaleType attribute values, I decided to have a closer look at the scaling mechanisms...

Programming Android with Scala

As I've mentioned in my previous blog post, I am working on several Android projects. Once you've done some larger projects and you have already worked with alternative JVM languages...

Nil

No Blog Posts Recently there haven't been many posts on this blog. The reason is that I am working on...

GContracts 1.2.4 Released!

I am proud to announce that GContracts 1.2.4 has just been released and is available in the Central Maven repository [0] and at Github [1]. This release covers...

GContracts @ Gr8Conf

I recently gave a talk on GContracts at Gr8Conf 2011. The download link for the slides...