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Getting Started with Xuni Android

Xuni Android includes controls for Android java development. In this blog post I’ll walk you through getting started using Xuni Android from downloading to building an Android app.

Android Performance and Profiling Tips Webcast

Performance is always key. No matter how relevant or well-designed your app, if it takes too long to load or perform an action, your users will uninstall. Want to learn how to find and fix Android app performance bottlenecks accurately? Join GrapeCity Program Manager Chris Ripple as he walks you through utilizing profiling tools to find gridlocks and using recycling, object pooling, caching, and AsyncTask to fix them and maximize performance gains in your Android applications in this Android Performance and Profiling Tips webcast.

What's New in the Android Studio 2.0 Preview

Google recently released the Android Studio 2.0 Preview with some compelling new features for developers. One of the biggest and most welcome changes is the improved emulator that comes included with the preview. The new instant run ability and faster build times also offer nice quality of life improvements for developers by allowing them to make code changes and see them reflected in their running applications much faster. I decided to test out the new IDE with some of our existing samples to get some experience with the new features and see if I encountered any roadblocks.

I Want to Profile My Android Apps! What Tools are Available?

Profiling is especially important on mobile apps because of the tight resource constraints. By using profiling tools you can measure method execution time, monitor the full heap space, and track memory allocations in real time. In this first blog post I will mention the available profiling tools and how to enable developer options on your device before I dive deeper into Android profiling in parts 2 and 3.

Coming Soon: Xuni Android for Native Mobile Development

Xuni's collection of native, cross-platform mobile controls is about to get even more flexible: not only can you still employ code-once methods using Xamarin.Forms and Visual Studio, but we're adding a new product called Xuni Android, for native Android app development. When the new release drops August 19, you'll be able to create native Android apps in Java with the IDE of your choice (Eclipse or Android Studio).