My two cents about software development on the web


Android Studio 1.0

Android Studio 1.0 | Android Developers Blog

You can find features and requirements of Android Studio on Android Developers site.

With the official release of Android Studio, Eclipse with ADT seems no more supported.

If you have been using Eclipse with ADT, be aware that Android Studio is now the official IDE for Android, so you should migrate to Android Studio in order to continue to receive all the latest IDE updates. For help moving projects, see Migrating to Android Studio.

After installing the new release, you may read Migrating Gradle Projects to version 1.0.0 in particular for the error

method not found: 'runProguard()'

that has to be replaced with minifyEnabled in your build.gradle files.


Mobile Settings UX

source: Smashing Newsletter: Issue #124 (Nov 18th, 2014)

We’ve all heard it before: when it comes to the current state of UX, iOS is often considered to have a much better experience, while Android is more powerful and customizable. But why? Where are the facts? Well, Luis Mena goes ahead and elaborates on The UX of Mobile Settings, and compares the difference in experiences among Apple, Google and Microsoft device settings — probably not something that many of today’s articles are concerned about.

The UX of Mobile Settings


Android Navigation Anti-Patterns

In this episode of Android Design in Action, +Roman Nurik and +Nick Butcher cover their top 10 navigation anti-patterns and provide tips on avoiding them.


Android versions – May 2013

source: Android Platform Versions


Highlighting Javascript and HTML in Eclipse using PhoneGap

Using PhoneGap for Android in Eclipse there is not an editor with javascript and html highlighting syntax. You need to install JavaScript Development Tools (JSDT) and Web Page Editor plugins.

To install them:

Install New Software -> Web, XML, Java EE and OSGi Enterprise Development

then find out and select JavaScript Development Tools and Web Page Editor plugins and complete the installation.