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Guide to App Store Optimization (ASO) for Android applications on Google Play Store

Over the last few years, mobile has grown has never before. Android is the leading OS for mobile devices and Google Play Store the best way to make available your Android application to a large number of users. However, with more than 1 millions of applications on Google Play Store, it became very hard to make your application visible and…
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Discover Top 10 Android Development mistakes

Develop an Android application is a hard work. With large numbers of applications published on Google Play Store, we can have some feedbacks about most common Android Development mistakes. These mistakes are met very often by beginners but not only. Experimented developers can also fall in these traps. This article tries to list the top 10 Android Development mistakes to…
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Discover 5 best app advertising networks to monetize Android applications

Make Android applications is fun. It’s even very fun. Make some money with your Android applications is far better. To monetize your Android creations, a lot of possibilities are available to developers. Among all the advertising platforms existing, some are better than other. In this article, I list for you 5 best app advertising networks to monetize Android applications :…
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How to use Cryptography in Android applications ?

When you made an Android applications, you must very often store data in file to persist applications state or games state. For example, you can store some data of a game that lets users to restart game to the same state. Major concern comes from advanced that would change these data to cheat in your game ! To avoid this…
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Backup and Restore data from the Cloud thanks to Android Backup API

When Android’s user installs your app on a particular device and start to use it, you can store some data letting him to use easily the application. You can also store high score or other data for a game. If user must make a restore of his system or if user changes his device, it’s great to let him to…
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Top 7 Reasons to root your Android device

You probably have heard about iPhone jailbreak. To be simple, Rooting is jailbreaking for Android devices. It lets users to dive deeper into phone’s sub-system and gain greater control by avoiding security barriers. Rooting an Android device is not as hard as you may think and you can find a lot of tutorials on Internet to achieve that. Keep in…
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6 Best Tools every Android developers must know

Develop an Android application is like a war. You must make battles after battles. Best way to win a battle ? Have good weapons with you ! For a developer, a good weapon is a tool that makes his life easier and increase his productivity. Thanks to large Android’s community, there are a lot of tools dedicated to developers. The…
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Getting started with Google Maps Android API V2 – Part 1

Google Maps provides to Android developers a powerful API to display maps in applications. Google Maps API V2 is now part of Google Play Services. 1. Get Google Play Services First, you need to get Google Play Services to use in your Android application. If you use Android Studio, you must simply add the following dependency to your Gradle build…
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How to get user current location with GPS or Network in Android?

Thanks to smartphones, modern mobile applications can benefit from GPS installed to get user current location. This information adds a lot of value to an application. Web’s giants have understood this since long time. So, in your next application, you could use GPS or Network to get user current location and add value to your application. For example, if you…
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How to check if internet connection is enabled in Android ?

Today, a simple article exposing a snippet code lets you to know if user’s internet connection is enabled in Android. It can be very important to know if user is connected before to send internet requests that are useless. First, you must add following permissions to your Android Manifest : <uses-permission android:name="; /> <uses-permission android:name="; /> I presume that you…
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