Android

Gradle Schmadel

The new Android IDE is moving to Gradle as it’s build system. I’ve been using and designing build systems for 20+ years.  If you can name a build system I’ve probably used it.  If not, most likely some derivation of it. Here’s the thing about build systems: at the end of the day, you’re running … Continue reading

Android

Reading Properties Files in Android

This yet-to-be-self-identified blogger from Sweeden knows a thing or two about reading files from Android: Reading Properties Files on Android (Investigation for microlog4android) For reference, I’m reproducing a snippet of code he posted.  This will read from the /assets directory: Resources resources = this.getResources(); AssetManager assetManager = resources.getAssets(); // Read from the /assets directory try … Continue reading