Posts tagged with 'xuni-android'
As a fitness enthusiast and technology geek I've been using the Google Fit Android app to heavily track and record my fitness activities. With it's proprietary low battery step counting service it keeps track of my steps on my phone, without a fitness tracker! Google Fit is great, for recording my fitness activities that is. But when I need an quick and easy aggregated view of my fitness history it was difficult to easily find this information in Google Fit. This is why I created the Fitness Explorer app during my summer internship at GrapeCity, to get a instant dashboard of my fitness history for the day, week, and even the month!
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.
Interactive line markers are an important aspect of the Xuni 2015v3 release, and we've previously covered using them in both iOS and Xamarin. They are an easy way to convey similar information to the contents of a tooltip, but often require less space and less precise interactions which can be very helpful in a mobile environment. Here, we'll examine using line markers on the Android platform including the steps necessary for setup and some configuration possibilities.
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.
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).