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New Mobile Trader Desktop Demo App for Android

I built a new “Mobile Trader Desktop” application that I published on the Android Market. This is a demo application (with simulated data) built with Flex “Hero” and running on AIR for Android. To install the application, just search for “Mobile Trader” on the Android Market, or access the following URL from your device’s browser: […]

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My Employee Directory Application Published on the Android Market

I just published my AIR-for-Android Employee Directory application to the Android Market. If you have an Android device you can find it by searching “Employee Directory” from within the Market application. This is a new version of the application. One of the new features in this version is that it allows you to easily import […]

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Tutorial: Building an Android Application in 6 Steps

A few months ago, when I started working with Android, I built an Employee Directory application as an experimentation project. I thought this application could be useful to other developers starting with Android, so I’ve made it available as a Google Code project. Check out the step-by-step tutorial here. NOTE: This tutorial describes how to […]

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Multi-User Google Maps Collaboration on Android

This application allows users in different locations to work together in Google Maps. The collaboration features in this application include: Video Chat Map Synchronization on move, zoom, etc. Whiteboarding Cursor sharing When running on Android, the application can use the device’s GPS to share your location. This is just another example of “built-in” collaboration (go […]

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Multi-User Video Tic-Tac-Toe for Android

My previous post, “Video Chat for Android in 30 Lines of Code”, has generated a good level of interest. A slight twist on the same idea is to build collaboration into your applications. The use case here is slightly different: instead of enabling simple “video conversations” between remote users, this level of collaboration enables remote […]

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Employee Directory Sample Application Using Flex and AIR for Android – Updated for Froyo

I finally took the time to rebuild the Employee Directory application with the latest version of AIR for Android (available here) to run on Froyo. See the links below to download the apk and the source code. (If you are still running Eclair see my original post). The Employee Directory application demonstrates how to build […]

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