Mobile Programming

Visual Simulation and Prototyping

The use of visual simulation and prototyping tools are critical for today’s web and mobile software developer. These tools allow users and developers to collaborate on user experience, screen/storyboard flows, and the interaction model before taking the time to write code. Using these tools can have a profound impact on speed and cost. Over the past year there has been…
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Android Studio – A Better IDE?

I’ve used tools from IntelliJ for years, however for Android I’ve always used Eclipse. When Google announced Android Studio, a collaboration between Google and IntelliJ makers JetBrains, I was pretty excited. My development needs are pretty simple, but I’ve always found developing in the Eclipse ADT bundle to be a bit clumsy, difficult to configure, and painfully slow. I already…
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