Android Studio support for NDK is no longer experimental. Read the latest docs on [Add C and C++ Code to Your Project] to see how to support native code in your Android Studio projects.
I wrote [an app] to control the kids’ computers with a lock screen after bedtime. The app launches on startup and when locked cannot be killed, closed, minimized, moved, or switched out of. After a password is entered, the lock can be temporarily delayed by 30 minutes or an hour.
I’ve started to learn the [Cocos2D Engine]. So far I have it building and running on Android. The next step is to add an IAP sample.
Coding while listing to Final Fantasy music (Nobuo Uematsu)…
[Google IO Schedule] May 18th – 20th.
[The Smash the Code WorldCup contest starts tomorrow!]. The Smash the Code WorldCup Contest starts tomorrow, Saturday, April 30th at 12:00 pm EST and will end on Sunday, May 8th at 2pm EST.
Learn how the Pascal architecture will benefit you as a developer. [read more]
In the [Cordova Plugin Reference], under `config-file Element`, the text reads “The config-file element only allows you to append new children to an XML document tree”. The Cordova NPM module installs globally into the following:
It would be great to make existing `XML` content editable. The plugin code has logic to remove elements, but it hasn’t been exposed or documented.
[Kite] is an artificial pair programmer that gives an enhanced intellisense experience as you write code.
Linus Torvalds, the creator of Linux and GIT, speaks at TED on [The mind behind Linux].
The Myo from Thalmic Labs has been taught to translate sign language. The application and device can [translate ASL sign language to text].
[Gitkraken] is a new GIT client for Mac, Windows, and Linux.
On the Microsoft Blog, [Microsoft to acquire Xamarin and empower more developers to build apps on any device]. I use Xamarin frequently to build games in [MonoGame] to run on Android. Potentially this could be good news for developers if Microsoft either makes Xamarin free for all users or incorporates features into Visual Studio.
The [Vimeo Developer Portal] has information on how to embed Vimeo videos into your applications.
Unfortunately because of the [same origin policy], the Vimeo API can’t be invoked from HTML5 invoked from `file:///`. Chromium has a [Command-Line] to specify `–disable-web-security` when doing local development. Web security should be enabled for the final application.