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To write your own Android app you are going to need to do some programming. The language of Android is Java, and this tutorial will help you get started.
Developing Android apps can be rewarding, both personally and financially. Assuming you have a certain level of technical knowledge then it is possible to develop Android apps yourself. But what programming languages do you need to learn?
Oracle has now won a copyright ruling against Google, relating to the use of Java APIs within Android.
Twitter, Facebook, Microsoft. Three major tech companies, all hacked in the past few weeks… but they’re not alone. Who is responsible? Why did they do it? We may never learn the answer to those questions, but it leads us to wonder if our dear Google is susceptible to attack.
After months of beta, Codename One has now been downloaded over 100,000 times and has been used to create more than 1,000 native mobile apps across all of today’s most popular smartphone platforms, including Android, iOS, Windows Phone, and BlackBerry.
If you have ever had the desire to write an app for Android you should look at the tutorials which are being published on Linux.com. They cover the basics of Android programming and they are aimed at beginners.
Apple owns Objective-C. Microsoft owns C#. Google obviously doesn’t own Java, which is a shame because they had their chance when Sun was heading toward bankruptcy and... they missed it. Granted, $6 billion dollars would’ve been quite a lot of money for Google to pay just to own a language, especially when Android wasn’t that big early on. But considering Go...
Well, who can honestly say that they didn’t see this one coming? In the case of Oracle vs Java, the jury has returned a mixed verdict that will not please either of the sides. Although the... jury has found Google to be in the wrong by infringing Oracle-owned Java copyrights, a unanimous decision couldn’t be reached on whether Google’s use of the Java APIs can be considered ‘fair use...
Phase 1: Copyright of the Oracle vs Google trial has ended yesterday with the closing arguments of both parties. After two weeks of intense court battle, it looks like this one could go either way,... as both sides have made compelling arguments to support their claims. If you’re interested in learning further details regarding the lawsuit, you should read our timeline of the Oracle vs Google tri...