Issue #47

November 30th, 2012

Articles & Tutorials

Link Bild Fragments and the Support Library (

In this Blog Post Wolfram Rittmeyer explains why fragments are so cool and how to make them run on older devices.


ViewPager Redux - Part 2 (

ViewPager Redux - Part 3 (
as always by the great Mark Allison

ActionBar on the move (
In this post by Cyril Mottier you'll learn how to create an ActionBar with an animated Background

Fun with Android and NFC (
Nice introduction into some NFC hacking by Wiebe Elsinga.

Android Design Patterns (
Great slides by Fernando Cejas about Android design patterns.


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Post a job on Android Weekly (

Libraries & Code (
Android Views is like our Toolbox a great collection of open source views for different purposes.

Switch Compat Library (
ICS backport of the Switch button for API Level 8.

Android Complex Preferences (
Complex Preferences is a library that helps you to store complex objects, even with associations, in the SharedPreferences.

Active Text View (
ActiveTextView is a view designed to add additional options for links within a TextView.

LinearListView (
Android library that allows you to bind a LinearLayout with a ListAdapter.

Android Formidable Validation (
Form validation and feedback library for Android.


Link Bild An Open Source ORM for SQLite on Android (

Project stORM is a template-based object relational mapping tool. This screencast gives you a good introduction of what stORM can do for you.


Android Squared (
Fascinating insight into the Android app from Square and their open source libraries.