Category Archives: Coding

Lessons in creating applications

Comparison of the Binary Preferences library with standard Shared Preferences

In the Android system, key-value pairs are used to store information. With their help, you can store the values of variables, or various information that the application may need in the future. And although the SDK already has a ready interface, called SharedPreferences, which provides methods for saving and reading settings in the application, there… Read More »

Using VK.com for our own purposes

To yong users VK gives unlimited opportunities of online communication. Mature employees of special services – voluntarily and personally created the dossier on the above group of citizens. And what can it give to the programmer? Of course, the free infrastructure for its application! In conditions when there is no server, and someone else offers only… Read More »

10 tips for 10 million. How to earn in app stores

Since June 1, 2014, one of my applications has experienced 65 updates and in December 2015 has finally received more than ten million installations. So I felt that I have the moral right to make an article with tips on how to achieve similar prosperity :). 1. Investigate the market and make a plan Development… Read More »

Android 6.0 permissions in defense and attack

Every day in mobile devices reveal vulnerabilities that can be exploited by intruders. They can send SMS to a paid number, they can collect a large database of contacts and sell it, or they can compromise a particular person. Successful exploitation of a vulnerability usually involves a number of conditions. But you can go the… Read More »

Get custom data on Android from third-party screens

From version 1.6 on Android there is an “accessibility service”. It is not difficult to guess why it was created, but we, as people who are striving for unlimited possibilities, are interested in this service from a slightly different angle. Today we will write a program that will allow you to monitor the input in… Read More »

Xonix for Android. Made by standard tools Android SDK!

I’d like to take a break from all these frameworks, engines and ready-made libraries. More precisely, do not rest, and strain yourself – to take and program a toy solely with the help of standard tools. Which one? It’s easy to choose, because in the heart of any programmer there are always three games created… Read More »