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2013

Android-PullToRefresh – Stopping Development
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Android-PullToRefresh was started about 18 months ago, as I needed it for a project (Friendcaster).
Snippet: Animated Action Bar Items
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This snippet is taken from some of the code I’ve recently released in photup, and shows you how to make an Action Bar item more noticeable, allowing you to lead the user onto the correct path.
Android-BitmapCache v2.1
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Android-BitmapCache has version 2.1! Hopefully by now you should have heard about Android-BitmapCache (if you haven’t, have a look at this post here).
photup is now open source.
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Early last year I bought myself an iPhone, to see what iOS is really like.
Snippet: ImageView Layout Optimisation
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Welcome to the second instalment of my new Android Snippet series. This one is a fairly short one as it points out an optimisation which was added in Android v4.
Snippet: DateUtils
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This is the first in a new series of posts I’m going to regularly publish (weekly-ish) of code snippets which could save you a lot of #AndroidDev time.

2012

Android-BitmapCache… the rebirth.
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A while ago I wrote Android-BitmapMemoryCache, a cache based off of LruCache which would cache Android Bitmap objects in memory in a clever way.
PhotoView v1.1
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As you may or not know, I released a small library as part of the work I did for photup (it was actually created before that) which contained an ImageView which could be scaled, dragged and double-tapped.
photup v1.x
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It’s been a while since I posted. Since then, photup has been release to Google Play, and after some initial slowness has slowly been gaining traction.
photup v0.9 beta 2
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After releasing the first beta a couple of days ago, I’ve been busy at work on the second beta.