If you’re a fan of Edward Tufte, or you just like graphics and comparisons that tease out interesting information from data, then you’ll enjoy looking at this comparison of Android and iOS adoption. MBA Online produced this graphic comparing the progress of … Continue reading
Using RTC for Android Platform Development – SCM
I’ve written some tips in the past about using RTC to support developing Android apps. My colleague Freddy Frederickson has recently written about using RTC for Android platform development.
Platform development is more complex and involves (lots) more files and components. Many organizations end up modifying the platform code directly, which leads to maintenance issues. Freddy writes about how to get RTC set up for Android platform development to ease some of these burdens.
I was sent a link recently to this post in Patrick Blog on RTC Build Management with Android. It steps though setting up build management and version control for an Android project using RTC.
I’m at EclipseCon this week – a bunch of software engineering misfits talking about software development tools. Just my kind of place! Today I’m delivering a short presentation on how RTC supports Android development by using customization and other baked-in … Continue reading
Leigh Williamson, an IBM Distinguished Engineer, wrote an article last month introducing the idea of developing Android applications collaboratively with IBM Rational Team Concert. Take a look at The Benefits of Developing Android Applications using Commercial Eclipse-based Solutions for a high-level introduction … Continue reading
Check out this video that shows Android activations on a map of the world. Note the countdown timer that appears in the upper left prior to major launches. The graph jumps up as the launch occurs. It’s a great way … Continue reading
If you’re developing Android applications on the Macintosh and you want to use Rational Team Concert (RTC), you’re in luck. There’s an RTC incubator for the Mac, and you can install this along with the Android SDK into the same … Continue reading
If you’re looking for IBM Android information, or just general information about Android, there are plenty of great articles on IBM developerWorks. Select this link and you’ll get a list of dozens of Android articles. The list includes articles on … Continue reading
Developers and testers on the same team can mistakenly write and test Android software on different platforms. AVDs need to be managed to avoid this. Continue reading
Android and the RTC rich client both operate within Eclipse. This gives us a great platform for seamlessly developing Android-based software, managing projects, controlling assets, and performing continuous builds. Android and RTC play well together, but there are a few … Continue reading