Issue #36

September 7th, 2012

Articles & Tutorials

App Monetization as a Case Study (
App monetization is a quite tricky thing. Here comes a nice blog post that tries to explain how to do it (or how to fail).

Handling Binary Data with ContentProviders (
This tutorial by Wolfram Rittmeyer explains how to handle binary data together with contentproviders.

Adding Search Suggestions (
And another tutorial from him that shows you how to implement search suggestions.

Libraries & Code

Asynchronous Http Client (
An asynchronous callback-based Http client for Android built on top of Apache’s HttpClient libraries. All requests are made outside of your app’s main UI thread, but any callback logic will be executed on the same thread as the callback was created using Android’s Handler message passing.

Android Menudrawer (
Android Menu Drawer is a fly in app menu implementation based on this blog post ( It's implemented as an Android Library project.

Wizard Builder (
Wizard Builder is a helper to create easy wizards for your app.

The Ultimate Android Library (
This one is similar to our toolbox, great libraries in there.


Link Bild more than 20% Android 4.0 devices (

Good news everyone! Latest Android device distribution shows that now a little more than 20% of all devices are running Android >4.0


App of the Week

Emacs (
This app is for our supernerds: Emacs for your Android.