Issue #25

May 7th, 2012


Link Bild Sorry for the delay (

We were on the road in cologne on a hackathon event and had a lot of stuff to do.


Articles & Tutorials

Link Bild Restlet API (

This sample application aims at illustrating the port of the Restlet API on the Google Android platform.


Hire Android App Developer (
5 non technical skills to look forward to.

How to use intents to launch several activities (
How to use intents to launch several activities within the same application and how to pass data between them.

Why is my list black? (
An Android optimization - how to customize the listview for Android.

31 Days of Android: Day 4 (
Our first App.

Libraries & Code

Droid-Fo -> Ignition (
Droid-Fu was a nice library of helper classes - you Ignition is aiming to supersede it. It contains several widgets, a better HTTP Client and a nicer and more robust implementation of AsyncTask.

Android and self-signed ssl certificates (
Dealing with self-signed SSL certificates is a real pain, because it's not that simple to add them in your app and let android accept them. But fortunately, there's a workaround that uses an own SSLSocketFactory and an own TrustManager.


Link Bild Learn about RenderScript (

RenderScript is an API that allows developers to better utilize the GPUs in the newest Android phones.


App of the Week

Fancy (
Fancy is for curators of style. It's part blog, part magazine and part bookmarking tool. It's a place to share and discover great stuff, to curate a collection of things that define your style, to create a museum of Me.