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Forum: BOOK: Android Application Development Cookbook: 93 Recipes for Building Winning Apps September 26th, 2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,010
Posted By wolfenr
Source code for Chapter 7

Well thanks for the updated chapter which I have (eventually) got working fine. I say eventually as I spent a day or so fiddling with some obscure bug in my google-play-services.lib which I won't go...
Forum: BOOK: Beginning Android 4 Application Development February 6th, 2014, 02:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,756
Posted By wolfenr
Thanks @centralnj

Thanks for your input @centralnj.

It's interesting in that I'm doing a short Android course at the moment and one of my fellow students was recommending Android Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch...
Forum: BOOK: Beginning Android 4 Application Development January 21st, 2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 898
Posted By wolfenr
Page 329 SMS

#nafseerck should we assume that you've already read the other 328 pages of this book and yet are still unable to answer your own question? If that's the case can I suggest you go back to page 1 as...
Forum: BOOK: Beginning Android 4 Application Development January 10th, 2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,069
Posted By wolfenr
Well done

Well done Meryx, you've come across a problem that you need to keep an eye upon right the way through the book and will definitely trip you up when you create more than one class as it will affect...
Forum: BOOK: Beginning Android 4 Application Development January 5th, 2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,069
Posted By wolfenr
Good luck

Well good luck Meryx. As you might see from some of my other posts I've tried to address some of the issues that I've found going through the book and there are some fundamental issues with the first...
Forum: BOOK: Beginning Android 4 Application Development January 5th, 2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,756
Posted By wolfenr
Critique of book (Beginning Android 4 Application Development)

OK, so I started going through this book over a year ago and, like many others, got stuck in the first couple of chapters. I then decided that I ought to get to grips with Java before getting into...
Forum: BOOK: Beginning Android 4 Application Development January 2nd, 2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 639
Posted By wolfenr
P401 Errata

Not a big deal but there is an errata on P401 which will crash your app. It's fairly simple in that the third URL quoted fails. The URL should be
...
Forum: BOOK: Beginning Android 4 Application Development December 31st, 2013, 10:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 898
Posted By wolfenr
P329 Receiving SMS

Just FYI, by the time you get to this tutorial it assumes that you've included something noted on the previous page within your MainActivity java file (or whatever you've called it) and modified your...
Forum: BOOK: Beginning Android 4 Application Development December 29th, 2013, 12:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,167
Posted By wolfenr
P268 Saving to External Storage (SD Card)

Just a note if you're having difficulties with description in the book at the foot of P270 which tells you that the file you've just created gets stored in the emulator's /mnt/sdcard/MyFiles/...
Forum: BOOK: Beginning Android 4 Application Development December 28th, 2013, 08:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,040
Posted By wolfenr
Resolved

OK, after some time off I've started going through all the examples in the book again. Don't know what I was doing last time around but notice that my problem lies in the layout file in that I'd...
Forum: BOOK: Beginning Android 4 Application Development December 28th, 2013, 06:05 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 636
Posted By wolfenr
Page 177 Basic Views 3

Hi, the code in the book is fine and works OK but I couldn't get the AutoComplete text to show up without some further work. As the app is presented the AutoComplete text shows up as white text on a...
Forum: BOOK: Beginning Android 4 Application Development December 14th, 2013, 08:17 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 525
Posted By wolfenr
P149 Overriding Activity Tutorial

OK, a bit of a weird one but it happened to me so it may happen to you...

I couldn't get this tutorial to work on my emulator, there was no response to any clicking of the DPAD as proposed in the...
Forum: BOOK: Beginning Android 4 Application Development December 13th, 2013, 09:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,015
Posted By wolfenr
Fragments P70

Struggled to get this tutorial working on my emulator until I tested it on a real phone which worked fine.

After a bit of research I discovered that Fragments were only introduced in API 11 and...
Forum: BOOK: Beginning Android 4 Application Development November 5th, 2012, 04:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 932
Posted By wolfenr
Your Q solved my problem...

Sorry but this won't hep you much but I've been struggling for about a week or so to get the Location Tracker app to work. Every time I ran it (by texting myself a message) it would trigger off an...
Forum: BOOK: Beginning Android 4 Application Development November 1st, 2012, 05:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,040
Posted By wolfenr
Can't get BasicViews5 tutorial to work

Hi, I'm wondering if anyone else has the same issue in that I can't get the BasicViews5 tutorial to work which appears on pages 191 - 199.

I've written the code as it appears in the book and...
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