Archive Monthly Archives: January 2017

Change package names in Android Studio

I’ve recently had to change the package name of the app that I was working on for a client twice. I noticed that this isn’t exactly intuitive to do in Android Studio, so this will be a short

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Udacity Android Developer Nanodegree Review

In 2016, I decided to dive into Android development, mostly because I try to pick up a new technology stack once a year. I utilized Udacity’s Android Developer Nanodegree program to get up to speed on

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How to Create a Blog Course – Simple Programmer

One of the inspirations for creating this blog was John Sonmez of https://simpleprogrammer.com. I’ve been randomly watching John Sonmez’s videos on YouTube every now and then and have always

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Running code in the background with IntentService

I recently completed an additions project for the Kangoo Android application project (you can see the project at my projects page). One of the issues the users, specifically the couriers, were having was

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Asking for location permission for apps with maps

In Android 6.0 and above, apps now have to get permission from users to access the device’s location data. If you’re targeting API level of 23 or higher, you can use the new permissions model

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