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Best Mobile Article of August 2014

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Current Entries

Articles that match the contest criteria are automatically entered. The top 50 entries are shown.

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8 Aug 2014
Sushil Sh.
Sample Code of Hello World App
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14 Aug 2014
Android on Intel
For those of you who are interested in developing your own “smart” drone, this article provides easy directions for making an intelligent, autonomous drone using an Android* smartphone, OpenCV*, C++, and Java*.
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5 Aug 2014
Abhishek Nandy
Android app using Intel XDK and three.js Article #3
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3 Aug 2014
Sivamurugan Perumal
Create a simple Hello world android project with Android Studio run in emulator and depoly on Mobile Device
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14 Aug 2014
Android on Intel
In Android, it is very easy to create an app that can play video clips; it is also easy to create a game app with 3D graphic surface. But it is not straightforward to create an app that can play video on a 3D graphic object. This article describes an app I created with the goal of meeting this chall
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24 Aug 2014
Abhishek Nandy
Article 5 for Android Tutorial Contest
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14 Aug 2014
Android on Intel
The standard API for 3D graphics on Android is OpenGL ES, which is the most widely used 3D graphics API on all mobile devices today.
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12 Aug 2014
ShubhamSaxena
Track your location, mark it on a map using pushpin
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4 Aug 2014
Febin John James
Article 2 Setting Up Your Android Development Environment (The Fun Way)
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13 Aug 2014
Cindy Potvin
This is the fourth post in my series about saving data in Android applications.
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14 Aug 2014
Android on Intel
Golden Hammer Software took a trip earlier this year to New York to attend the Intel Android CodeFest. We updated Big Mountain Snowboarding, Trick Shot Bowling, and Scribble Worm to run natively on Intel Android devices during that weekend. All three of these games use C++ through the NDK.
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14 Aug 2014
Android on Intel
During an Intel CodeFest I optimized all my games for Intel Architecture and it was dead simple. I’ll describe my experience with the process and hopefully will get you interested to do the same.
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14 Aug 2014
Android on Intel
This article shows you how to build and port the Android version of the Bullet Physics engine to the Intel® Atom™ SoC-based platform.
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12 Aug 2014
Ben Liebert
Using jQuery Binding to Make Cross-domain Calls with Closure Callbacks
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1 Aug 2014
pjaar89
Manufacturer's driver does not work? Device not listed in console or with Eclipse?
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14 Aug 2014
Android on Intel
Today I am writing to share my experience in optimizing Grace Application (an Android Application) for Intel® x86 architecture and using Intel® WiDi to bring the Grace App to the living room big screen.
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5 Aug 2014
Julie Bartolf
In this tutorial I will explain about the basic components of an Android application and show you step by step how to create, fix, and test your first android application.
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20 Aug 2014
pi19404
This article describes the method to cross compile C/C++ library for Android OS
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22 Aug 2014
Mdimagh Firas
This tip/trick shows you how to add bindable AppBar with MVVM Light Toolkit in Windows Phone 8
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14 Aug 2014
Android on Intel
Mobile trends with Android users in China.
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29 Aug 2014
Cybermaxs
How speedy.js is your web site?
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2 Aug 2014
K Stock
Article #3: Getting started with MoSync for Android (and other mobile platforms)
14 Aug 2014
donn-felker
In this article I’m going to discuss how this data can help you fix the most critical crashes with minimal effort and create happy users and customers for your business. I’ll also talk about how I use Crashlytics in an application that is very large in scale.
18 Aug 2014
Nicholas_Lie
Developers need the best cross-platform framework that can produce highly flexible, customizable apps with great performance, and high code reusability, that allow them to build cross platforms apps in a loosely-coupled manner. The answer is here: Crosslight.
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22 Aug 2014
BC3Tech
Windows Phone 8, Family Safety, and your kids
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3 Aug 2014
Max Spencer
Article 2 - Setting up Android Studio or Eclipse ADT on Ubuntu
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3 Aug 2014
Max Spencer
Article 2 - Setting up Android Studio or Eclipse ADT on Windows
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14 Aug 2014
Android on Intel
The freemium business model works, no doubt about it. 2013 showed an increasing trend towards this model, with pay for play apps making up an increasingly smaller portion of overall app revenues.
14 Aug 2014
Android on Intel
This guide is intended to help developers port existing ARM*-based NDK applications to x86.
14 Aug 2014
Android on Intel
In this article I will explain how to build a project with CoCos2D.
14 Aug 2014
Android on Intel
This article will discuss different options available for presenting data and analysis, using charts and graphs in a typical line of business Android* app.
14 Aug 2014
Android on Intel
SEAndroid refers to Security Enhancements for Android, a security solution for Android that identifies and addresses critical gaps.
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29 Aug 2014
hjgode
PingNG - the next generation ping
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25 Jun 2015
Peter Leow
Becoming proficient and competent in managing Android Resources.
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4 Jul 2015
Peter Leow
Putting faces on Your Android App.
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9 Sep 2014
Peter Leow
Getting real with Android by writing your first app to say Hello to the World.
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6 Apr 2021
jespa007
A library to parse and bind Json string or files to C structure
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16 Sep 2014
_Maxxx_
A step-by-step beginners guide to setting up a development environment to write games using Cocos2d-X 3.2 on a PC
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25 Aug 2014
Dominic Burford
Introduction to Xamarin.Android
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14 Jun 2015
Peter Leow
Kick start the learning journey to Android development with an introduction to Android, a comparison with other mobile platforms, followed by a high-level overview of Android architecture and the application components.
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3 Aug 2014
ridoy
A comparative and brief description of Android, helpful for every beginner android developer.
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2 Aug 2014
K Stock
Article #2: How to install the multi-mobile-platform MoSync development environment
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7 Feb 2015
Peter Leow
Getting ready and putting together all the development and testing tools into an integrated development environment for Android.
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19 Feb 2015
Varavut
learn to develop your first Android application
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21 Aug 2014
Little Carl
Library for deserializing the Ksoap2 response .
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5 Aug 2014
Febin John James
Creating a Simple Hello World Android Project
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26 Aug 2014
Pramod Sharma Tech
Securing routes in Angular is not available out of the box. This tip would help in securing routes in Angular based applications.
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14 Aug 2014
Android on Intel
This article introduces Strongene's H.265/HEVC solution on Intel Atom processor-based Android tablet (condenamed Bay Trail).
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24 Aug 2014
Varavut
Learn to create the UI part for your Android Application
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1 Aug 2014
Zach B
A simple but powerful HTML/JavaScript Hello World app template

Current Participants

Those with articles that match the contest criteria are automatically entered.

_Maxxx_
Software Developer (Senior) Devo
Australia Australia
Software developer par excellence,sometime artist, teacher, musician, husband, father and half-life 2 player (in no particular order either of preference or ability)
Started programming aged about 16 on a Commodore Pet.
Self-taught 6500 assembler - wrote Missile Command on the Pet (impressive, if I say so myself, on a text-only screen!)
Progressed to BBC Micro - wrote a number of prize-winning programs - including the best graphics application in one line of basic (it drew 6 multicoloured spheres viewed in perspective)
Trained with the MET Police as a COBOL programmer
Wrote platform game PooperPig which was top of the Ceefax Charts for a while in the UK
Did a number of software dev roles in COBOL
Progressed to Atari ST - learned 68000 assembler & write masked sprite engine.
Worked at Atari ST User magazine as Technical Editor - and was editor of Atari ST World for a while.
Moved on to IBM Mid range for work - working as team leader then project manager
Emigrated to Aus.
Learned RPG programming on the job (by having frequent coffee breaks with the wife!!)
Moved around a few RPG sites
Wrote for PC User magazine - was Shareware Magazine editor for a while.
Organised the first large-scale usage of the Internet in Australia through PC User magazine.
Moved from RPG to Delphi 1
Developed large applications in Delphi before moving on to VB .Net and C#
Became I.T. Manager - realised how boring paper pushing can be
And now I pretty much do .Net development in the daytime, while redeveloping PooperPig for the mobile market at night.
Abhishek Nandy
Software Developer
India India
I am into software Development for less than a year and i have participated in 2 contests here at Codeproject:-Intel App Innovation Contest 2012 and Windows Azure Developer Challenge and been finalist at App Innovation contest App Submission award winner as well won two spot prizes for Azure Developer Challenge.I am also a finalist at Intel Perceptual Challenge Stage 2 with 6 entries nominated.I also won 2nd prize for Ultrabook article contest from CodeProject
Link:-
http://www.codeproject.com/Articles/523105/Ultrabook-Development-My-Way

Microsoft MVA Fast Track Challenge Global Winner.
Ocutag App Challenge 2013 Finalist.

My work at Intel AppUp Store:-

UltraSensors:-
http://www.appup.com/app-details/ultrasensors
UltraKnowHow:-
http://www.appup.com/app-details/ultraknowhow
Android on Intel
United States United States
Intel is inside more and more Android devices, and we have tools and resources to make your app development faster and easier.

BC3Tech
Software Developer (Senior)
United States United States
I'm a Sr. Software Engineer in the Seattle area primarily focused on serverless technologies in the cloud. In my free time I enjoy hiking & other adventures with my family around the Puget Sound and the country! You can find out more about me at my homepage: http://bc3.tech/brandonh
Ben Liebert
Architect BlackBall Software
New Zealand New Zealand
No Biography provided
Cindy Potvin
Canada Canada
Cindy Potvin is a software developer based in the Montreal area. At her day job, she creates web applications using the ASP.NET MVC framework and mobile applications using the Android SDK.
Cybermaxs
Technical Lead
France France
Yet another proof of concept
Dominic Burford
Technical Lead Gold-Vision CRM
United Kingdom United Kingdom
I am a professional software engineer and technical architect with over twenty years commercial development experience with a strong focus on the design and development of web and mobile applications.

I have experience of architecting scalable, distributed, high volume web applications that are accessible from multiple devices due to their responsive web design, including architecting enterprise service-oriented solutions. I have also developed enterprise mobile applications using Xamarin and Telerik Platform.

I have extensive experience using .NET, ASP.NET, Windows and Web Services, WCF, SQL Server, LINQ and other Microsoft technologies. I am also familiar with HTML, Bootstrap, Javascript (inc. JQuery and Node.js), CSS, XML, JSON, Apache Cordova, KendoUI and many other web and mobile related technologies.

I am enthusiastic about Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery and Application Life-cycle Management having configured such environments using CruiseControl.NET, TeamCity and Team Foundation Services. I enjoy working in Agile and Test Driven Development (TDD) environments.

Outside of work I have two beautiful daughters. I am also an avid cyclist who enjoys reading, listening to music and travelling.
donn-felker
United States United States
Author of Android Tablet Dev for Dummies (Summer 2011)
Author of Android App Dev for Dummies & Intro to Android Development (tekpub.com)
Febin John James
Chief Technology Officer
India India
I am the CTO of Boutline. My expertise lies in backend development. I also develop for mobile . NodeJs,Python are my favourite languages.
hjgode
Germany Germany
No Biography provided
jespa007
Software Developer (Senior)
Spain Spain
I'm a happy person who likes programming. It has been a passion since my nineteen's Smile | :) Smile | :) .
Julie Bartolf
United States United States
No Biography provided
K Stock
France France
Kevin's introduction to computing was when studying O Level Maths in Belfast, NI.
His first computer was a Science of Cambridge (Sinclair) MK14 with 512 bytes of RAM and a hexadecimal keyboard. He is the creator of Oraperl, the first database-enabled version of Perl, which eventually led to the better-known DBI module.
Little Carl
Software Developer (Senior) Gudu
China China
I enjoy WPF programing and Node.js development.I'm living in Shanghai,China.
Max Spencer
Cambridge University
United Kingdom United Kingdom
No Biography provided
Mdimagh Firas
Student ISAMM
Tunisia Tunisia
No Biography provided
Nicholas_Lie
United States United States
Nicholas Lie (Cross-platform Tools Lead at Intersoft Solutions). A tech enthusiast and all things mobile. Focus on user experience and everything else will follow.
Peter Leow
Instructor / Trainer
Singapore Singapore
Stop by my website at https://peterleowblog.com/

Check out my publications at https://www.amazon.com/author/peterleow

Follow me on twitter at https://twitter.com/peterleowblog

“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”
― Mahatma Gandhi

子曰:"三人行,必有我师焉;择其善者而从之,其不善者而改之."
pi19404
Student IIT Bombay
India India
No Biography provided
pjaar89
Software Developer
Belgium Belgium
. NET developer working on any environment (mobile, desktop or web).
currently working with. NET Framework 4, LINQ, SQL Server, SignalR, jQuery, HTML5/CSS3, Bootstrap and D3.js
I am passionate about technology and love to blog.
ridoy
Founder WizadApps
Bangladesh Bangladesh
Dreams to change the world and use creative tech solutions for mankind.
Completed BSC on Computer Science and Engineering from Khulna University in December, 2013. Leading own startup named WizadApps which works on future generation technologies. Besides acting as Lead Regional Android Course Training Co-ordinator of GDG Dhaka. Has interest on pattern recognition, embedded system, robotics and AI. As a Tech enthusiast always like to do code, develop creative things, brainstorming innovations, help people about programming and inspire them with new ideas to build.
ShubhamSaxena
Software Developer Accenture
India India
I'm Software Engineer Associate at Accenture Services Pvt. Ltd. and I love Microsoft Technologies.
Sivamurugan Perumal
United States United States
No Biography provided
Sushil Sh.
Technical Lead Fiserv
India India
No Biography provided
Varavut
Software Developer vable
Thailand Thailand
Windows Platform, Android, Server-Side and Web Application Developer. I am a Programming Lover. I love to make an application and design it structures.
Zach B
Software Developer
United States United States
In my spare time as a developer, I've created several small apps for Linux and a minimal plain-text journal for Android called Blip Journal. Now I am also working with composer Caleb Hugo to create educational, musical games such as Upbeat Bird and the Circle of Fifths Infinite 2048 game.

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  1. The contest period covers the the first day of the month 12AM US Eastern Standard Time and ends the final day of the month at 11:59:59 PM US Eastern Standard Time. All entries must be submitted during this period in order to qualify.
  2. Entries must be an article, or blog entry.
  3. With the exception of the Everything Else category, the article must be tagged with at least one of the tags corresponding to that competition's category (for example, to enter the C# Competition you would need to tag your article with a C# tag).
  4. Articles entries must follow the CodeProject submission guidelines.
  5. No cheating, lying, plagiarizing articles, chicanery, or kicking.
  6. Articles may only be considered for a single category. If an article is eligible for multiple categories (for example, it pertains to both the C# and Web Dev categories), CodeProject editors and judges will decide which category the article shall be entered in.
  7. No author can be nominated twice in the same category.
  8. If an author writes has two separate articles, each article may be considered in their respective categories provided none of the aforementioned rules are broken. For example, if an author wrote two separate articles, one related to C# and one related to VB.NET, the author and articles could be nominated in the C# and VB.NET competitions, respectively.
  9. In the event an author wins multiple competitions, and repeat, identical prizes, the number of prizes issued is solely at the discretion of the prize issuer.
  10. In the event an article has multiple authors and/or contributors, the number of prizes issued is solely at the discretion of the prize issuer.
  11. In the event of a tie,  the number of prizes issued is solely at the discretion of the prize issuer.
  12. Multiple votes from the same IP will be automatically disqualified.
  13. The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  14. Only those who live in jurisdictions in which this contest is legal may enter.
  15. Any breach of the rules and the prize will be awarded to the runner up.
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