November 04, 2014

Android Dashboards - November 3rd

This post relates to statistics of Android versions presented on market. New statistics was published as usually 3rd November on developer.android.com. Google should start shipping of new Nexus devices soon. So, we will wait for a Lollipop statistics after one month. And now you can discover the newest chart with the API levels of Android. Detailed history and forecast available here.


September 11, 2014

Android Dashboards - September, 9th

New statistics about devices is available on developer.android.com. Gingerbread and Ice Cream Sandwich are disappearing from market continuously.

Find history and forecast in this document.

June 12, 2014

How to add Facebook 'Like' button in Android app?

Official Facebook SDK does not provide implementation of theirs plugin 'Like' for Android. There is just html-plugin designed for web-sites and applications. Let's try to adapt this plugin for Android!

June 07, 2014

Android FontIcon library available from Maven Central

The latest version of FontIcon library for Android is available from Maven Central repository. It's easy to include it in project:

Gradle

repositories {
    mavenCentral()
}

dependencies {
    compile 'com.shamanland:fonticon:0.1.6'
}

Links

Android Dashboards - June, 4th

This month Honeycomb devices are disappeared from official statistics about Android devices. There are three stable groups of API versions:
  • Gingerbread (API 10) - 15%
  • Ice Cream Sandwich and Jelly Bean (API 15-18) - 70%
  • KitKat (API 19) - 14%
Check details in this public spreadsheet.


May 19, 2014

May 05, 2014

Android Dashboards - May, 1st

Latest statistics about Android devices is available on developer.android.com. As usual we publish additional statistics in public Google document. You can check previous history and forecast for next month.

April 23, 2014

FontIcon Library now supports ColorStateList

New feature added to the FontIcon Library latest version 0.1.1.

Now it's possible to set color-selector for icons. FontIconDrawable will handle changing the state, propagated from parental Button, TextView, etc.

March 05, 2014

Android Dashboards - March, 3

Latest statistics about Android devices is available on developer.android.com. As usual we publish additional statistics in public Google document. You can check previous history and forecast for next month.

February 07, 2014

Android Dashboards. February 4th. Gingerbread still alive.

Google published new statistics about active Android versions. The most important information is about Gingerbread. Many developers dream to stop support it. But it's still alive!

Last month we made forecast and it was wrong. Check updated document and make your own conclusion: support it or not.

January 14, 2014

Android. Support library. Nested fragments and startActivityForResult()

This post will be dedicated for nested Fragments from support library and for their big issue.

There are available methods inside Fragment: startActivityForResult() and onActivityResult(). First one just delegates invocation to FragmentActivty.startActivityFromFragment(), and second one is called from FragmentActivity.onActivityResult().

If this behavior just wrapped around Activity, then how result is delivered into Fragment instance?

January 12, 2014

Android Dashboards - Statistics of first 7 days of 2014 year

Android developers still should care about Gingerbread users. Every month Google publishes platform statistics collected from Play Store.

We are keeping previous statistics and it's quite easy to make some forecast. Month ago we made such forecast for January. Let's check it...