Write Less / Do More

Invited to talk at the Mobile 360 live conference – http://mobile360live.com/2012/

UPDATE: event was cancelled 🙁

Android is based on openiness and the development community has embraced this ideal and provided numerous solutions to common problems just waiting to be plugged in. This session focuses on the features of some of the best and freely available resources the community has to offer. You will learn how easy it is to integrate and utilise these libraries in to your application, with code examples, so you can write less and do more.

In depth look at:

  • Android query, a light-weight library for doing asynchronous tasks and manipulating UI elements in Android. By Peter Liu.
  • Actionbar Sherlock an extension of the Android compatibility library designed to facilitate the use of the action bar design pattern across all versions of Android. By Jake Wharton.
  • Ignition a support library containing UI components, diagnostic helpers and AspectJ based location finder. By Matthias Kappler and Stefano Dacchille.
  • Commons Ware – Various library and utility projects created by Mark Murphy.

The libraries demonstrated are commerically friendly Apache License 2.0.