Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the Mobile Zone (Mar. 21 to Mar. 27). Here they are, in order of popularity:
Mobile apps don't leave a lot of room for inefficiency. So, Android developers looking for some tips on how to maximize performance in their apps might be interested in these tips, which cover topics such as improving the efficiency of threading, optimizing device battery life, and minimizing memory use in the UI.
The book gives a very detailed and exhaustive description of entry-level, intermediate and advanced techniques that could be used with Android intents. Every chapter guides the reader through deeper and deeper knowledge of the intent's functionality.
In this post I’m going to look at why we chose Gradle over a native JS build tool, provide a quick tour of the JS/CSS plugins, look at the embedded Jetty webserver plugin, discuss testing your code in CI, and a variety of other tips and gotchyas found in our experience during the project.
Android Studio has been getting attention lately as the usurper of Eclipse's Android IDE throne. We've heard some positive things, but as with any major change in one's development habits, there are going to be issues.
In this tutorial you will learn how to implement device
profiles in a Sencha Touch application. To accomplish this, you will
build an app that will display slightly different user interfaces
depending on whether it is running on a mobile phone or a tablet.