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Android

Develop a WiFi Scanner for Android

The Android SDK comes with a lot of exciting features for developers. The WiFi API provided with the SDK is really interesting. In that tutorial, you are going to develop a WiFi Scanner Application with Android Studio. You will learn how to scan the WiFi networks around your Android smartphone or tablet. Note that you can discover this tutorial in…
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Kotlin

Create a Bitcoin Watcher Android App with Kotlin

We continue our learning of Kotlin to develop Android applications. Today we will see how to make HTTP requests with Kotlin. For this, we will develop an application to know the price of Bitcoin in real time. Note that you can discover this tutorial in video on YouTube :   Adding dependencies To make HTTP requests in our application, we will…
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Kotlin

Create a Step Counter Fitness App for Android with Kotlin

Android smartphones and tablets have a lot of sensors letting developers to create great applications answering to various use cases. In that tutorial, you are going to discover how to create a Step Counter Fitness Application for Android with Kotlin. A good way to discover how to make a simple application in Kotlin on Android Studio. You can also discover…
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Articles

Discover the Java’s History from the Features side

Before Java emerged as the top programming language, C++ was the real deal and the top dominant language in the industry. By creating Java, the creators wanted to tackle most of the things that C++ offered while getting rid of some of the more tedious tasks that came with the earlier languages. With Java, they reached their goal ! In…
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Android

Create your first Android App with Kotlin

Kotlin is an official language to make Android Application since Google I/O 2017. Kotlin is a fun, expressive and modern language which can be considered as the language of the future to create Android Applications compared to Java. In this tutorial, you are going to create your first Android Application with Kotlin : a simple counter with plus and minus…
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Android

Trap your Friends with Broken Screen Prank for Android

Broken Screen Prank simulates the broken screen effect on smartphones and tablets to have fun with your friends. Don’t worry, it will not harm your smartphone or tablet. Broken Screen Prank is a funny application to prank your friends by simulating the broken / cracked screen effect. Broken Screen Prank offers you to choose amongst 5 different broken screen styles.…
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Android

Creating a Barometer Application for Android

We continue our exploration of the sensors supported by the Android SDK with pressure sensor. To discover how to use this sensor, we are going to create a Barometer Application for Android. As a reminder, a Barometer is a scientific instrument used in meteorology to measure atmospheric pressure. By using the data provided by the pressure sensor of Android devices,…
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Java

Generating Microsoft Excel XLSX files in Java

It’s always interesting to be able to generate Microsoft Excel XLSX files in an application to propose reports to users for example. In that tutorial, you are going to learn how to generate Microsoft Excel files in a Java application. For that, we are going to use the great Apache POI API available just there :  Note that you can watch…
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