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Reading NFC Tags with Android

May 16th, 2013

Are you curious about what NFC is and how it can be integrated into your own Android applications? This tutorial will quickly introduce you to the topic before diving in and teaching you how to build a simple NFC reader app!

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Android not unplugged (German Magazine)

June 19th, 2012

Der neue Personalausweis bietet zahlreiche Anwendungsbereiche, auch im mobilen Umfeld. Da NFC jedoch noch immer mit Schwierigkeiten zu kämpfen hat, kommen externe USB-Devices. Eine gute Gelegenheit, all diese Themen in einem Artikel unter die Lupe zu nehmen.

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Android SDK: Creating a Rotating Dialer

December 19th, 2011

The Android SDK offers a wide range of interface components, including TextViews, Buttons, and EditText boxes. However, adding custom interface elements to your app is a great way to stand out in the App Market. This tutorial will dive into custom interface component creation by teaching you how to build a sleek rotary dialer.

This tutorial assumes some basic knowledge of Java and Android. Furthermore, I won't introduce a complete API. Instead, specific classes are going to be used and explained. I will also explain, step by step, why I have chosen a particular implementation for this interface component.

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