Google's new mobile platform, Android, has become increasingly popular among developers even without hardware available on the market yet. Discover where to get the right software APIs and documentation as well as what technologies are supported. Then, you will focus on the technologies for images by working through an example.
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It is hardly possible you could avoid using arrays during your development on any platform and in any language. On Symbian OS, you will be surprised to find what the SDK can offer you. Learn this now!
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We all need to communicate with the outer world in various ways. Applications are no different, meaning that it's a must to manipulate textual data for most applications. With Symbian OS, it means dealing with descriptors. To accomplish such a "simple" task, you have to endure a small group of classes. Work through a few simple "HOW-TO" examples of typical operations.
Application performance is usually a grey and painful area. Users obviously want your application to be rich in functionality and fly like a rocket with minimum resources required and so forth. How can you get closer to such an ideal creature? Learn a few simple rules and methods that will improve your mobile application's performance.
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