Most of this article doesn't only apply to Telegram+ -- it just happens to be an example that got a lot of coverage elsewhere, with many authors or commentators putting the full blame on Google, Telegram, the Telegram+ developer or even WhatsApp Inc (eh?). In this article, we'll try to look at the different aspects to provide a clear view of what actually happened, and what can (and hopefully will) improve with regards to developers in general and the Play...
Video Guide to Modifying NinePatch – XDA TV
As we’ve discussed in the past, dealing with NinePatch PNGs can be a major pain in the rear. Luckily, XDA Forum Member Yorzua created an excellent tutorial for modifying the often troublesome files that we wrote about a little over a month ago.
However, even with a wonderful visual guide available, some people simply learn better by watching a video tutorial. Join us in another episode of XDA TV, as XDA Forum Moderator and Recognized Developer shenye walks us through the entire process.
Links Mentioned in the video:
- 9-Patch: http://developer.android.com/guide/developing/tools/draw9patch.html
- Android SDK with Draw 9 Patch tool:http://developer.android.com/sdk/index.html
- xUltimate Draw NinePatch Compiler:http://www.droidforums.net/forum/xeudoxus/47283-release-xultimate.html
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Ever since custom recoveries and roms became popular, nandroid backups have been the fall back method for all android enthusiasts, irrespective of their confidence levels. They allow easy backup and restore in case things go wrong, which happens invariably when a modification is being tested. With that being said, how relevant are Nandroid Backups to this day? Back in 2011, when the world of Android was being awed by the likes of the Samsung Galaxy S2, a little modification made its appearance...
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