I received an email a few days ago, where I had a request for the Book Dash Android app to support “Switch Access”. To be honest, I had no idea what this email meant. My first thought was, “Hey, this will never run on a Nintendo Switch” but I realised that this probably wasn’t what […]
Developing an android app can be a difficult and daunting task. There is so much to think about and a lot of the time battery usage is not very high on the list of things to remember. However, it is one of the most important things you need to consider. If your app is draining your user’s […]
You have a great idea and you have launched your application into the wild. Now you hear people complaining how your app is slow and horrible to use. Sad face. One such step to improve the rendering time of your application is to have a look at the GPU Overdraw tool.
Memory leaks in Android are quite easy to create. The unsuspecting developer might be making a few memory leaks every days without realising. You probably haven’t noticed them yet or even know that they exist. Until you see an exception like this….
After reading this blog post (and a few others) on how to use the onUpgrade() method for your Android SQLite Database, I thought I should share my experience about how to correctly upgrade your database. It will also be beneficial to highlight why the final solution listed in that blog post would also fail at some point for some scenarios. […]