Mobile
Rico Zuñiga, Feb 05

Using C and C++ Code in an Android App with the NDK

The Android NDK allows developers to use C and C++ code in their apps and Rico Zuñiga walks us through the advantages, disadvantages and usage.
Mobile
Valdio Veliu, Jan 20

Animating an Android Floating Action Button

Valdio Veliu shows how to animate that most popular of components in Google's Material Design, the Floating Action Bar.
13 COMMENTs
Mobile
Wern Ancheta, Jan 19

Build an Android App with React Native

Wern Ancheta shows us how to use React Native to create an Android app based on the Pokemon Pokodex that even reads results to you!
3 COMMENTs
Mobile
Dennis Williams, Jan 15

The 7 Best Resources for Web and Mobile App Animations

Dennis Williams looks at 7 of the best resources for creating animations to bring dazzle and delight to your mobile web and native apps.
11 COMMENTs
Mobile
Theodhor Pandeli, Dec 16

Authentication and Sharing in Android with the Google+ API

Theodhor Pandeli looks at using the Google+ API in an Android app to provide authentication and social sharing features.
1 COMMENT
Mobile
Valdio Veliu, Dec 11

Streamlining Mobile App Databases with Realm.io

Valdio Veliu looks at Realm.io, a promising replacement for storing app data that promises to streamline, speed up and simplify your development process.
6 COMMENTs
Mobile
Joyce Echessa, Dec 09

Adding Maps to an Android App with Google Play Services

Joyce Echessa shows how to use Google Play Services to add highly interactive maps to an Android app.
9 COMMENTs
Mobile
Chris Ward, Dec 08

iOS and Android Programming with Go

Chris Ward looks at the possibilities for Native iOS and Android programming with Go and wonders if the language is a viable alternative.
30 COMMENTs
Mobile
Valdio Veliu, Dec 01

Mastering Complex Lists with the Android RecyclerView

Valdio Veliu looks at the RecyclerView in Android, perfect for handling long lists of data efficiently.
50 COMMENTs
Mobile
Theodhor Pandeli, Nov 20

Integrating the Facebook API with Android

In Theodhor Pandeli's first post for SitePoint, he looks at integrating the Facebook API into Android apps for login, profile information and posting.
Mobile
Ethan Damschroder, Nov 19

Learn Android NFC Basics by Building a Simple Messenger

Ethan Damschroder looks at incorporating reading and writing NFC tags into Android apps
20 COMMENTs
Mobile
Joyce Echessa, Nov 04

Google Play Services for Location and Activity Recognition

Joyce Echessa looks at using Google Play services for recognising user location and activity in apps.
9 COMMENTs
Mobile
Aldo Ziflaj, Oct 27

Streamline Android Java Code with Kotlin

Aldo Ziflaj looks at Kotlin, a Java-like language for Android development that fits right into current IDEs and offers many advantages.
110 COMMENTs
Programming
Srinivas Rao, Oct 26

How to Build an AR Android App with Vuforia and Unity

Srinivas Rao goes through the entire process of building an augmented reality app for Android in Unity with Vuforia, without writing a single line of code!
6 COMMENTs
Mobile
Chris Ward, Oct 23

Watch: Understanding Android and Java

Android development uses the popular Java programming language. In this video we look at the basics of Java and the additions that Android brings to it.
2 COMMENTs
Mobile
Abbas Suterwala, Oct 23

Sharing Functionality between Android Apps with AIDL

Abbas Suterwala looks at using AIDL for sharing functionality between Android apps and services, perfect for developers with multiple apps.
11 COMMENTs
Mobile
Valdio Veliu, Oct 20

Volley, a Networking Library for Android

Valdio Veliu looks at Volley, Google's standard library for network requests that takes care of a lot of the hard work for you.
85 COMMENTs
Programming
Patrick Catanzariti, Oct 12

Building a Google Cardboard VR App in Unity

Patrick Catanzariti covers in detail how to put together a Google Cardboard based VR app in Unity using the Google Cardboard Unity SDK.
5 COMMENTs
Mobile
Valdio Veliu, Oct 06

Android Gestures and Touch Mechanics

Valdio Veliu looks at how to use common gestures in android applications and how to create your own custom touch events when needed.
3 COMMENTs
Mobile
Patrick Catanzariti, Oct 05

Smartwatch Platforms to Consider Developing for in 2015

Patrick Catanzariti provides an overview of various smartwatch platforms available for developers in 2015.
5 COMMENTs
Mobile
Thomas Greco, Sep 18

Offline Support in Firebase, a Truly Mobile Datastore?

Thomas Greco looks at the recent changes to Firebase and wonders if it's new offline support now makes it an ideal mobile data store.
3 COMMENTs
Mobile
Chris Ward, Sep 09

Watch: Structuring an Android Project

In this video we'll look at the auto-generated files containing skeleton code for our project in Android Studio.
Mobile
Joyce Echessa, Sep 09

Face Detection in Android with Google Play Services

Joyce Echessa shows how to use the face detection features of the Google Play Services library for detecting faces and facial features in images and video.
3 COMMENTs
Mobile
Chris Ward, Sep 04

Watch: A Tour of Android Studio

Android Studio is the official IDE for Android development. In this video we look at how to download and install it, tour the interface and tools it offers.