Amazon S3 Folders

When given the task of uploading a couple files to Amazon S3 using Java, it seemed pretty straightforward after breifly looking at the AWS SDK for Java. I have to admit that my knowledge in the area was next to nothing, but none the less I jumped in and started coding, glossing over the details.…

July 18, 2011 | by

A Week’s Roundup

This week was my first week back after going on a road-trip vacation (4500km no less) with my wife and young son, and I had a lot of catching up to do.  Andromo is moving forward at a very rapid rate at this point and this week was no exception. The biggest news for this…

July 15, 2011 | by

Images: What size do we want?

Android devices come in many different sizes and shapes; for the most part, if you design your apps properly they will work just fine on any device, automatically adjusting to fit the available space. One nice feature built into Android is the ability to store multiple versions of an image in an app, so it…

July 12, 2011 | by

The truth about gravity

I ran into a bit of confusion this week while setting up a layer list for the background of our dashboard activity. (A layer list is just a list of drawable items that will get drawn on top of each other, one after the other, much like layers in Photoshop.) One of the items in…

June 24, 2011 | by

Using Git

We’ve been using Git as our version control (revision control, source control management, whatever you want to call it) system since we started working on Andromo, and so far I’ve loved it. There has been a bit of a learning curve but overall it’s been so much better then (and don’t laugh) Visual Source Safe…

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