Android: auto-incrementing version number

Incrementing the version/build number for your project is important for various reasons, such as publishing an update to an app on the Google Play Store requiring a newer version. This can be easily done in your build.gradle file.

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Android: How to get the location

I am continuing with this series of articles with asking for location permissions and getting the actual location from your phone.

The first step for doing this, is to tell the system that you will be requiring location permissions. You do this by adding the following two lines to your manifest file:

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Android: Adding items to TextView and scrolling them into view

I’m starting this series of articles describing some of the issues I encountered along the way for which I could not find too much documentation online, or the documentation I could find was vague.

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“Easy Flashcards” WordPress Plugin

This is my first foray into the “fascinating” WordPress development.
It’s a simple plugin designed to bring flashcards to your blog in a very easy way. First step is to install it from here.

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Real Piano Keyboard

For the past few months I have been trying to build a basic piano keyboard for Android. In doing this, I have discovered that the information out there is quite scarce, so I had to do quite a bit of experimenting to get it working properly.

The best source I could find was this, and my work is, visually at least, almost identical, however I wanted to improve on it and, hopefully, I did just that.

You can install the app on your Android device from this link.

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