Comparison of Open Source Process Engines for Edge Integration In February 2017, I attended the JFokus conference for the first time. This is the biggest developer event in Sweden. While the ‘J’ in the title shows that there is a lot of focus on the Java platform, the Internet of Things (IoT) was another hot […]

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Enrique López-Mañas, speaking at Voxxed Days Zurich, has written a book with basic, intermediate and advanced questions and answers for Android interviews. Following on from Part I, this is an extract of some of the questions and answers from “100 Questions and Answers to help you land your Dream Android Job: or to hire the right […]

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By 2021, it is predicted that there will be 6300 million smartphone subscriptions. Android and iOS have 90% of the market share. Android development is in demand, and Enrique López-Mañas, speaking at Voxxed Days Zurich, has written a book with basic, intermediate and advanced questions and answers for Android interviews. This is an extract of […]

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Arduino And Java With The Intel Galileo The Intel Galileo is a single board computer designed for makers and experimenters. Unlike the famous Raspberry Pi, the Galileo uses an Intel Quark processor and provides compatibility with the Arduino R3 from both a software and hardware (with pin compatibility for Arduino shields) perspective. This presentation will […]

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This article was originally published over at the Codurance blog. In the previous post, we introduced the Bank kata. We explained how we are going to implement it in Android, reviewed the different kinds of tests that we use in Outside-in and transformed a user story into a bunch of acceptance criteria. In this second […]

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This article was originally published over at the Codurance blog. Outside-in Test-Driven Development (TDD) can be a challenge to implement. In this 3-part post series, Christian and I would like to share our experiences applying it to Android development and offer some practical tips for doing so yourself. In this first post of the series […]

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Last week Gluon and Pivotal announced a collaboration, so apps created with Gluon Mobile can interface with Gluon CloudLink on Pivotal Web Services. Pivotal Web Services is a platform that allows you to deploy and manage applications, using the Cloud Foundry Command Line Interface (cf CLI). Once using PWS, there is a marketplace that allows users […]

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This article was originally published over at the Codurance blog.   Scala can be used to build Android applications, as an alternative to Java or Kotlin. Unlike them, setting up an Android project in Scala with SBT is not straightforward, and can give us some headaches to get it right. To show how this can […]

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Imagine this scenario: you wake up one morning and brew yourself a fresh, pod-based coffee. While basking in the decadence of your velvety beverage you glance back into the cupboard. A harsh reality dawns: you are running low on pods. This is no ordinary coffee. You cannot simply leave the house to restock the cupboards with […]

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Today Gluon have announced an exciting new development with the Gluon VM project: the Ahead of Time compiler. After the acquisition and winding down of RoboVM, there was a fear that it would be the end of Java on mobile. In RoboVM’s absence, Gluon VM grew. Gluon VM is a next-generation virtual machine designed for mobile and embedded platforms. […]

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