Monthly Archive: July 2009

Jul 30

First steps in Android programming

Last week I finished my first Android application. All through the development stage I had to Google a lot for examples which some were really hard to find (even though you can find reference for everything in the SDK, for me, it's easier to understand from a code sample). My mobile company allows you to …

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Jul 27

Advanced topics in 3D game building [w/ code, video]

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Hi The graphics course I took at TAU really expanded my knowledge of 3D rendering, and specifically using OpenGL to do so. The final task of the course, aside from the exam, was to write a 3D game. We were given 3 choices for types of games: worms-like, xonix-like and lightcycle-like. We chose to write …

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Jul 16

VoIP for Android is in town

Well, At least when it comes to SIP communication Update: Well, there has been a great leap in Android support with VoIP. Skype has released a decent client for most Android based phones (with the exception of Galaxy S, and USA Based clients cannot use 3G), and I have discovered another excellent VoIP client for …

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Jul 05

No CLASSPATH for you!

The Path of the Class

As a part of my work, I was asked to create a semi-simulator for JNLP (Web-Start) loader. The intention was to get the JNLP link, get all the necessary JARS and resources, and send the main class to another process that will run it as a host. I had no previous in troduction with JNLP what so …

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Jul 01

Augmented reality on the iPhone using NyARToolkit [w/ code]

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Hi I saw the stats for the blog a while ago and it seems that the augmented reality topic is hot! 400 clicks/day, that's awesome! So I wanted to share with you my latest development in this field - cross compiling the AR app to the iPhone. A job that proved easier than I originally …

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