Is Java or Python the Best Programming Language for Android Apps?

The following guest post comes courtesy of Michael Kordvani from fueled.nyc *** Though Objective-C, Swift, Java, Python and HTML5 are widely regarded as the most popular mobile app programming languages, when it comes to programming languages for Android apps, it is Java and Python that are the rulers of them all. But, perhaps you are … Continue reading Is Java or Python the Best Programming Language for Android Apps?

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Installing Arch Linux (and R) on an Android device

This is a really recent development and I am very excited about this. I finally found a way to have a somewhat proper Linux installation on my phone. Though it might not be the best place to have a CLI, it is really promising and I can rely on this to do some small stuff … Continue reading Installing Arch Linux (and R) on an Android device

Clicker – A simple app to record pedestrian footfall precisely

I have finally published an app on the app store! It is called Clicker and it is a simple app I made for my research to count pedestrians on the sidewalk but it can be used to count incidence of any activity over time. The interface is as simple as it gets - open the … Continue reading Clicker – A simple app to record pedestrian footfall precisely

Minimal Android app development environment with MacOSX

I have always wanted to develop simple one page apps for android but have been put off by the whole IDE stuff (Eclipse/Android Studio). Personally, I like working with just command-line tools to make and compile programs the way I do for linux. Recently I came across a simple minimal app development environment at http://www.hanshq.net/command-line-android.html.¬†whichContinue reading Minimal Android app development environment with MacOSX