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The Best of the Week (Nov. 8): 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 (Nov. 8 to Nov. 14). Here they are, in order of popularity:

1. Google May be Moving Android from Dalvik to ART

Android apps currently run in Dalvik, but some are suggesting that in the near future, Google may replace Dalvik with a new, potentially much faster runtime it has been developing for years

2. Android ListView Optimizations Part 2: Displaying Images in Lists

[be sure to read part 1 first!]

In this second part of a series on Android listview optimizations, the author shows how to display images in your lists. His tutorial is split into two parts: The ImageLoader class, and the BlockingImageView class.

3. jQuery Deferred Object: Your New Best Friend

Here's your scenario: you are creating the splash page for an HTML5 mobile game, but you want to set a minimum amount of time for the page to show, even for users with very fast internet connections. What should you do? Deferred object is the answer.

4. How to Make the Google Plus Profile Screen

In this article, you'll learn how to make the Google Plus profile screen. The author finds this screen to be interesting, though a little buggy, and he wanted to find a way to recreate it. His tutorial is split into three parts: the view hierarchy, the parallax effect, and the stick tabs.

5. Now You Can Get Bootstrap for Android Apps

If you need the quick web design implementation that Bootstrap provides on your Android apps, or if you just love that Bootstrap look and want to put it everywhere, you are in luck. A set of Bootstrap-style buttons with Font Awesome available is now available.


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