Category Archives: Android

Android Gradle, add native .so dependencies

Background A few months ago, I wrote a Key-Value database for Android called SnappyDB based on Google’s LevelDB. Since it uses native C++ code, the generated bundle contains (.so) binaries libs, along with Jars. Distribution via Maven repo is not a … Continue reading

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Set the best Zoom level for your Maps

Android Maps V2 API makes it easy to work with Maps & Added POI (Marker), but what if you have a lot of Markers to display? Two possibilities comes in hand: Use this wonderful Map extensions lib, that extends Maps V2 … Continue reading

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XMPP client with Android

The use case I needed to send asynchronously messages to my Android app, first choice that popped up to my mind is using JMS But since Android (I should say Dalvik) does not include all javax packages (especially javax.naming.*) I gave … Continue reading

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