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The Best of the Week (Mar. 7): Mobile Zone

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Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the Mobile Zone (Mar. 7 to Mar. 13). Here they are, in order of popularity:

1. How to Handle Memory Management in Android

Memory management is a serious issue for Java development. When it comes to Android, though, things are a little different: consequences are limited to your individual app, rather than system-wide catastrophes. That means you might need some different strategies, and this recent article can help.

2. Installing the Best Android Dev Environment: Intellij IDEA and Genymotion Emulator

Every few months, the author checks out new build tools. When he first began building Android apps, he used Google's Android Toolkit, Eclipse and Google's Emulators. Then he started using VirtualBox based emulators, switched from Eclipse to Intellij IDEA, and finally switched to using Genymotion's emulator.

3. What We Should Learn From the Apple SSL Bug

Two years ago a paper appeared with the provocative title “The Most Dangerous Code in the World.” Its subject? SSL, the foundation for secure e-commerce. The world’s most dangerous software, it turns out, is a technology we all use on a more or less daily basis.

4. Simplifying Mobile App Development with HTML5 and BaaS

Today, Gizmox and Kinvey announced the integration of Kinvey's mobile backend as a service offering with Visual WebGui.

5. Stop Asking Questions with "OK" or "Cancel" Answers

How many questions can be answered with either "ok" or "cancel"? I suspect you think very few. Yeah, me too. So why is it that so many apps ask questions and only give "ok" and "cancel" as possible answers?

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