Issue #40

Articles & Tutorials

Link Bild Twitter Feed on an App Widget (blog.blundell-apps.com)

In this tutorial you'll learn how to create a Twitter widget that updates every 30 seconds.

 

Styling the ActionBar – Part 3 (blog.stylingandroid.com)
Mark Allisons 3rd post about styling the ActionBar. You should check out the past posts if you haven't already.

Test Automation - 10 Lessons Learned (dary.de)
In this post Dominik Dary gives you 10 (sometimes painful) lessons learned, when doing Test Automation.

Libraries & Code

PhotoView (github.com)
Chris Banes has released PhotoView, a simple ImageView that support zooming, both by Multi-touch gestures and double-tap.

Disk LRU Cache (github.com)
Disk LRU Cache, written by Jake Wharton, is a cache that uses a certain amount of space on a filesystem.

Jalousie (github.com)
Jalousie, a library providing expandable layouts and views for Android.

Design

Link Bild Android UI/UX Tips #2 (androiduiux.com)

Second blog post by Tayler Ling about UI/UX tips for designing Android apps.

 

Droidstyle (droidstyle.aaplab.com)
Droid Style is a little blog dedicated how little design details are done in the Android world.

Screencasts

Link Bild Android Design in Action (watchlaterapp.com)

Travel Booking and Planning

 

App of the Week

Verge (play.google.com)
The Verge app. Nice designed and worth a look.