Issue #21

March 30th, 2012

Articles & Tutorials

Link Bild Android Development with Maven (

This article is about integrating an Android process into the broader automated build infrastructure.


Message-based MVC (
This article describes one practical approach to dividing application code into three layers according the MVC paradigm and connecting the view to the controller using the Android messaging framework.

Intro to Loopers and Handlers (
In this article you will find a short introduction to two nice classes – Looper and Handler.

Intents and Intent filters (
In this example you will see how to create an intent that performs a phone number dial action.

Libraries & Code

Android Active Record (
Lightweight persistence library for Android.

Maven plugin for Android (
Easy to use Maven plugin for Android.


Link Bild Phongap (

PhoneGap is an open source implementation of open standards. That means developers and companies can use PhoneGap for mobile applications that are free, commercial, open source, or any combination of these.


ActiveAndroid (
ActiveAndroid is an active record style ORM wich allows you to save and retrieve SQLite database records without ever writing a single SQL statement.

Swappa (
Buy and sell gently used Android devices


Link Bild Google Drive (

Google Drive Screenshot Shows 2GB of Storage, On Tap for Mid-April



Link Bild Test Driven Development (

This screencast shows you how to create classic Hello World app following Test Driven Development.


App of the Week

AirDriod (
AirDroid is a fast, free app that lets you wirelessly manage & control your Android device from a web browser Over-The-Air.