How to make an Android game – for complete beginners

In this post, you will learn how to make an Android game as a complete beginner. Discover how to start planning your project, which tools to use, which programming languages to learn, ...
by Adam SinickiMarch 25, 2019

An introduction to XML for new Android developers – the powerful markup language

To make Android apps, Java and Kotlin are not enough. You'll also need to get to grips with the XML markup language - a powerful script for organizing data and creating layouts. Here's ...
by Adam SinickiMarch 25, 2019

The best Android app makers for creating apps and building them with zero code

Developing for Android usually requires the use of special software and programming skills, but there are many Android app makers that make creating apps fun, fast and easy. Here is my ...
by Adam SinickiMarch 15, 2019

Display YouTube, Vimeo, and Dailymotion videos in your Android apps

Deliver a richer, multimedia experience, by embedding videos in your application's "res" directory, or streaming them directly from YouTube, Video, Dailymotion and more.
by Jessica ThornsbyFebruary 9, 2019

Android Architecture Components: Creating an app using Room, LiveData, and ViewModel

In this post we'll focus on what Android Architecture Components are, and how to use them.
by Jessica ThornsbyFebruary 6, 2019

An introduction to Java syntax for Android development

This post introduces the basics of Java syntax so that you can better start to understand what all those lines do. Developing good practices now will save you a lot of trouble as an ...
by Adam SinickiFebruary 4, 2019

How to make a basic Android game in Unreal Engine in 7 minutes

In this video, you will learn how to make a basic Android game in Unreal in just 7 minutes. You'll learn about core concepts like Actors, Flipbooks, and more.
by Adam SinickiFebruary 4, 2019

Android Jetpack: What do the recent announcements mean for Android’s Support Library?

The official Android docs describe Jetpack as “a set of libraries, tools and architectural guidance," but what exactly is Android Jetpack?
by Jessica ThornsbyFebruary 4, 2019

Master Android’s sensors: hardware, software and multidimensional

Today, most modern Android devices are kitted out with a bunch of sensors. We build three apps that retrieve information from the device's environmental, motion and position sensors, ...
by Jessica ThornsbyJanuary 29, 2019

Hassle-free fragments: Using Android’s Navigation Architecture Component

Find out how to migrate your projects to this single-Activity structure using JetPack’s Navigation Architecture Component.
by Jessica ThornsbyJanuary 15, 2019

A very simple overview of Android App development for beginners

Interested in Android development but have no idea where to start? This post will talk you through all the software you need to download and install and explain what everything does. ...
by Adam SinickiJanuary 12, 2019

Root Android: Everything you need to know!

Rooting Android allows you to take customization as far as it will go. This post explores what it means to root Android, looking at the pros and cons and providing some tips on how to ...
by Adam SinickiJanuary 10, 2019
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