AnDevCon III Fireside Chat – Tricks of the Trade

It is time again for AnDevCon (three already!) and with that it is time for me to host another fireside chat. All the previous fireside chats at AnDevCon and AnDevCon II were a big success covering different topics from Android community leadership to tablet development and we hope many of you are going to attend again and make it a great discussion for everyone else thanks to your input. Read more →

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-03-11

  • So do websites. Doh! ♻ @guardiantech: Android 'free' apps pass user data to advertisers, study finds #
  • Rofl.. so true. ♻ @moonpolysoft: "It's like a startup inside a large company." – Someone lying to you. #
  • Any tips for context sensitive help within @androiddev application? #
  • Wow… #android Market is going to be replaced/absorbed by #googleplay Did not see that one coming at all.. #
  • So now that the #android market is getting absorbed into #googleplay and Chrome is on Android. Is the Chrome Web Store next.. #
  • So Apple is offering a patent license deal to Samsung and Motorola. How about them offering a license deal to Apple? #
  • I probably mentioned this before but I hate book keeping. Thats why I love #freshbooks and #kashoo #
  • Just google for some stuff and found my own posts about it in various places.. help yourself 😉 #
  • One more complex issue resolved. I can't wait to get this app into users hands. Out of my control though .. sigh. #
  • Bummed that I am missing @royclarkson presenting about Spring on #android and the usage of #android #maven plugin. Hoping for a recording. #
  • Get it with the #android app! ♻ @digikey: What's New at DK… DM240415 Android™ Accessory Starter Kit… #

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-02-19

  • Exiting week started. Nexus 2.0 launch with lots of cool new features. Maven 101 training with me as trainer. I am sooo busy. #
  • Awesome. Nexus 2.0 is live. Pro and OSS, new website, updated book, videos – the works. Go get it while its hot. #
  • The updates for the Nexus book I wrote cover new features of 2.0 features and slightly changed configs. Check it out #
  • It will be! ♻ @rssfed23: attending #mvn101 tomorrow with @SonatypeCM & @simpligility – should be a good, informative day! #maven #
  • With Sonatype Nexus 2.0 out another major software is ready for #java 7. Keep it coming everyone! #
  • After the notifications and voice activation now permissions will come to iOS. It is getting more and more similar to #android 😉 #
  • The #maven fundamentals class is a go. We got users on all platforms .. love the diversity 😉 #
  • More magic by @tobrien “@SonatypeCM: Nexus Pro 2.0: Availability Architecture – Smart Proxy #sonatypenexus

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-02-12

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Android Compatibility Library following Lint

I just uploaded Android Lint to the Central Repository recently as part of my work on the Android4Maven project and now my good friend and conspirator Jake Wharton and myself have done the groundwork to get the compatibility/support library V4 in revision 6 there as well. It should be there right now and you can use it in your project with


This should help projects like ActionBarSherlock, Roboguice and others getting cleanly into the Central Repository too. if you want to see a working example just take a look at the pom file of the support4demos app in the samples for the Android Maven Plugin.


PS: v13 should follow when some requirements to build it (ICS-MR2) are in central..

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-01-29

  • Merged pull request 100 for the #android #maven plugin today. Thanks to all the contributors. Keep bringing it! #
  • Learn all about the #sonatype #nexus repository server at the training class with me! Too late for today but maybe next time. #
  • Most of the introductory stuff of #sonatype #nexus training is done. On to the cool stuff for the afternoon. #
  • JavaFX is out as beta for Linux. JSR335 is merging JavaME and SE. Great things happening in the Java world. OpenJDK on Android next please #
  • #android support/compatibility package bundle is ready for upload to central #maven repo. Some QA from @jakeWharton and its a go! #

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