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Android: Use postInvalidate() or a direct call to onDraw?view story

http://stackoverflow.com – From what I understand, direct calls can be made to the onDraw method, and postInvalidate() simply calls the onDraw method from a separate thread. If I understand correctly (and correct me if I'm wrong), both seem to produce the same result. Is there a difference between postInvalidate() and a direct call to onDraw? Is one a better practice than the other? (HowTos)

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Android translucent card/layout like timely appview story

http://stackoverflow.com – I'm trying to copy this layout out of the beautiful Android Timely app Specifically, the translucent box that has all the alarm info inside it. Not sure if it's a layout with a slightly different fill color than the background with the alpha value set really high. Any ideas/tips would be much appreciated! Thanks, -Vivek (HowTos)

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How to pass complex and primitive type parameters to web service method?view story

http://stackoverflow.com – The web service method I want to call takes 2 parameters: complex and primitive (integer). (HowTos)

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What does remotely disable mean?view story

http://forums.androidcentral.com – I decided to keep my try then buy moto x, but I was reading the FAQ that I never read and it says that people who don't send theirs back could have them remotely disabled. What does that do? Couldn't those people still use wifi and use it as sort of a mini wifi only tablet or do they really disable it meaning no use whatsoever? (HowTos)

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Android SmsReceiver extends BroadcastReceiver - how to grab text contentsview story

http://stackoverflow.com – I am new to Android. Can someone give me a hand please thanks: I am using BroadcastReceiver to intercept the incoming text message in Android. After user sign-up to news service, they will receive a auto generated message with a id number. I need to be able to grab this key number and store in a string. Text message i.e: from: 0123456 Text: ........ (HowTos)

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How to bind c/c++ libraries in Xamarin Android / iOS?view story

http://stackoverflow.com – I think Qt (http://qt-project.org/) is very good environment for compiling c/c++ programs to many platforms in same quality. So I try to compile c/c++ library by Qt, and bind its' binaries in Xamarin Android/iOS/WP. ... (HowTos)

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Retrieve values from settings_fragment in existing fragmentview story

http://stackoverflow.com – I was able to get the values from my settings fragments until I went to ViewPager, I can use onSharedPreferenceChangeListener, and get the changes, but I want the app to open with current values. Without using ViewPager, I was able to load in the onCreate, but now, it throws a whole mess of errors.... (HowTos)

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Sports Tube HDview story

http://forums.androidcentral.com – Follow all the action and drama of soccer with the new Sports tube HD app, starting with this summer soccer games you will be able to see both soccer games highlights and goals. Find out the best of World Cup goals and highlights videos, best moments and reviews, with the best quality. Features: * Add your favorite videos to the featured list so you can watch them later or share it with frien (HowTos)

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How to apply an impulse to an object WITHOUT box2d libgdxview story

http://stackoverflow.com – I have a game that is almost done but I forgot about gravity and impulse, i did not want to implement box2d and i got the gravity to work, but can some body explain how to apply an impulse without box2d? (HowTos)

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Android Studio - Button Function not workingview story

http://stackoverflow.com – Every time i run the code the application crashes it only works when i get rid of the button click events so as far as i know the problem is within the Btnclklistner event. //package *******.*********;<<package not important import android.app.Activity; import android.os.Bundle; //import android.view.Menu;<<i did this because i didnt really need to import them at the moment //import (HowTos)