Did you watch Apple's VP draw on his wrist during the Apple Watch announcement and wonder "why can't my Wear watch do that?" In typical XDA fashion, one enterprising forum member has brought similar functionality to Android Wear with a twist; it works on phones and watches alike, with other platforms on the way! The app is called Pinsy, and its release debut is a strong proof of concept with plenty of room to grow. You may remember the developer behind this project, XDA...
App Development: The Curse of Knowledge – XDA Developer TV
Yesterday, XDA Developer TV Producer Jayce talked about finding resources to learn to code. Today, he delves into it a bit more and talks about some of the resources he’s found. From online YouTube tutorials to Java coding games, Jayce gives an overview of some of the options out there.
In today’s episode, XDA Developer TV Jayce interviews Chris Haseman, an Android Developer at Tumblr, about Good Code. Chris talks about how the journey to write good code is to write a lot of bad code since it helps give you the experience you need.
RoboCode – Java Game – Learn Java through a game.
- Professional Android 4 Application Development [Paperback]
- Reto Meier
Creating Android Applications: Develop and Design by Chris Haseman
- The New Boston
- Android Development Tutorial: Android Basics
- Learn Android Tutorial 1.1- Installing Eclipse ADT and android SDK
- Derek Banas Tutorial Channel
Free Courses on Android/Java
- How To Create a Mobile App Prototype Free
- Java For Beginners Free
- Android for Total Beginners Free
- Java for Complete Beginners HUGE Course all for Free
- Java Multi-Threading Free
- Java Design Patterns and Architecture
MIT Open Courseware
- Java Preparation
- Introduction to Programming in Java
- Introduction to Computers and Engineering Problem Solving
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Wear is said to not offer enough for mass adoption, even though its been in the market for over 9 months. I personally have a Gear Live which I purchased 8 months ago, and my experience with it has had its ups and downs throughout my time with it. For the longest time, I was not able to recommend the platform to anyone. Since then, a lot of updates have hit Wear watches, some improving battery life, others changing the...
SlimRoms' website has been experiencing technical difficulties for the last month or so, but it's good to know the team is working hard and is still on top of things. The SlimRoms GitHub repos are getting updated with some major changes showing up. Most notably, some projects are getting a new 5.1 branch: lp5.1! A new, revamped and open source website is also in the works, with a look inspired by material design. We also got a tip about an...