Category Archives: Coding

Lessons in creating applications

Create an application signature using Google Play App Signing

By | 13.08.2017

Because the signature key is used to verify that you are the developer of the application, and to provide secure updates for your users, securing the key is very important to both you and the users. There are various ways to sign your applications. Recently, Google added a new feature to store keys: in its… Read More »

Comparison of the Binary Preferences library with standard Shared Preferences

By | 31.07.2017

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

By | 06.07.2017

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 »

Android 6.0 permissions in defense and attack

By | 03.07.2017

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 »

How I parsed someone else’s code. What’s useful can be found inside well-known Android applications

By | 25.06.2017

In this article I will tell you how I analyzed the code of other people’s programs and found one interesting undocumented function for working with widgets of applications. Widget with setting when adding Many of us have seen the settings screen that appears when you add a widget to the device screen. For example, a… Read More »