Posts From Braden Farmer

Braden Farmer
Braden Farmer

I'm passionate about Android and Android development, and have been building Android apps for the past three years. I love building unique applications that push the boundaries of what's possible on mobile devices.

Guide: Installing and Running a GNU/Linux Environment on Any Android Device

As many of you may well be aware, the Android operating system is powered by the Linux kernel underneath. Despite the fact that both Android and GNU/Linux are powered by the same kernel, the two operating systems are vastly different and run completely different types of programs. Sometimes, however, the applications available on Android can feel a...

Android Nougat’s Freeform Window Mode: What It Is and How Developers Can Utilize It

When Android 7.0 Nougat was first announced early in 2016, it brought with it a much-requested feature to the Android platform — multi-window support. Most people are aware of the split-screen multi-window support enabled by default on all Android Nougat phones and tablets. Android TV devices with Android Nougat come with support for picture-in-picture multi-window support. However, there...