First Android App – Update 2

A recap about the progress I've done so far on my first Android app (Update 1 here).

After spending some time getting the visual layout done (or making it look ok on a screen), I've finally started playing around with actual code that does stuff. Android's developer's site is pretty good as a reference, although sometimes examples are lacking or simply not the complete thing to make it work with something else etc… I've had to rely a bit on external sources especially with stuff to communicate with a server (POST requests, response).…

First Android App… Coming Soon!

So today I decided to take some initiative and stop procrastinating any longer about getting a half-decent Android app done (in the Market hopefully). Since I have some free time coming up, I will try to accelerate the development process (a bit like agile development except with myself rather than a team…) and improvise stuff I need to do as they come. So what is the app?

I'm not sure of what to call it yet, but it will basically be an app that relies on the API of a VoIP provider to perform actions allowed by the API.…

(Almost) End of the Year Updates

Oh boy where to start?!

For some reason, to me, this year seemed to have passed real quick. I know its still November, but before I know it, it will probably be December 31. This year was probably the bumpiest one yet for me.

Firstly, there were (and still are) all these revolutions going on in the region. As far as the subject goes I will stop there, I like to keep a politically free atmosphere.…

Viva Launch 4th March

According to Viva’s official site, launch date has been confirmed for tomorrow the 4th of March. I have heard or seen somewhere the date 3rd of March, but I can’t remember if it was related to SIM distribution or a potential launch date.

Reserving a number was a pain, even though you had 2 options. Either visit one of their stalls, usually at a mall or some popular place or online at their sister site (now forwarding to their main site).…