Lollipop Archive

Learn to create screen wireframes for Android Lollipop with Pencil

Prototype GUI is always an important part of an Android project. It lets to have a better idea about rendering of an application. Among available tools, Pencil is a great solution. Pencil is an open source prototyping GUI solution based on XUL Runner and so multiplatform ! Source code can be found on Github here

Schedule tasks on Android Lollipop with JobScheduler API

Before Android Lollipop 5.0, there was just one solution to schedule tasks on Android. You must use the AlarmManager system service acquired thanks to the following method call : (AlarmManager) getSystemService(Context.ALARM_SERVICE); The AlarmManager was functional but had some major disadvantages. First, it doesn’t consider if the device is connected to a power plug, idle or

Android 5.1 SDK is up ! What’s new for developers ?

Android Team has just announced Android 5.1, updated version of Android 5.0 Lollipop platform. Like often, this new version comes with a better stability, bug fixes and obviously better performance. This Lollipop update brings to developers Android 5.1 SDK with API Level 22. This new SDK version supports new platform and will let to developers