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View the Logcat Buffer in a System Overlay Window with Ghost Log

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View the Logcat Buffer in a System Overlay Window with Ghost Log

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Microservices! They are everywhere, or at least, the term is. When should you use a microservice architecture? What factors should be considered when making that decision? Do the benefits outweigh the costs? Why is everyone so excited about them, anyway?  Brought to you in partnership with IBM.

Android developers may be interested in Jeff Gilfelt's new open-source tool, Ghost Log, which is an Android application that can be used to display the device logcat buffer in a system overlay window. It requires device root access to use in Android versions 4.1 and up, but Gilfelt also provides a workaround for developers working with non-rooted devices. The application in action looks like this:

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Check out Gilfelt's Github for all the details and instructions, and to grab the application.

Discover how the Watson team is further developing SDKs in Java, Node.js, Python, iOS, and Android to access these services and make programming easy. Brought to you in partnership with IBM.

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