Category Archive: Java

Feb 28

Android Camera2 Touch-to-Focus

Touch to focus on Android using Camera2 APIs

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Feb 20

Simple Loading Spinner Tapestry 5 Mixin w/ spin.js

A simple loading spinner mixin for Apache Tapestry 5

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Mar 09

Apache Tapestry 5 Progress Bar with jQuery+Bootstrap [w/code]

How to build a progress bar for a long background operation in Tapestry 5, jQuery with Bootstrap styling.

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Oct 17

Android frame animation revisited [w/ code]

So, been working hard on my projects, and discovered some interesting things in Android possibilities for frame animation. Last time I was using an HTML approach, because of memory consumption issues with using ImageViews. However now my approach is using View.onDraw(Canvas) to draw BMPs straight off files, in an asynchronous way, and it seems to …

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Mar 01

The woes of Frame Animation on Android [w/ code]

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My adventures of getting frame animation on the Android 2.1 continue, and take a turn for the worse. Will I come up victorious in the end? Not sure...

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Feb 07

Some things I learned about Android's Frame animation

Hi Just a quick share of lessons learned about Android's Frame-by-Frame animations. Some of the functionality is poorly documented, as many people point out, so the web is the only place for answers. Having looked for some answers to these questions and couldn't find any - here's what I found out myself. Update [2/3/11]: A …

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Nov 28

Reading contacts in Android 2.0+

On one of my Android apps, I added a trivial option to select a contact from the phone's contact list. This was working fine until SDK version 5, which changed the way the contacts are represented in the phone's SQLite database. It is using the "newer" class called ContactsContract instead of the deprecated People class …

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Oct 07

OpenCV2.1 on Android quickey with Haar object detection [w/ code]

Hi! Long time no post... MIT is kicking my ass with work. But it was amazing to come back to so many comments with people anxious to get OpenCV going mobile! Anyway, just wanted to share my work on object detection using OpenCV2.1 on the Android.

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Feb 21

SmartHome - Embedded computing course project

XBee module on LPC2148 board

Hi In the past few weeks I have been working hard at a few projects for end-of-term at Uni. One of the projects is what I called "SmartHome", for Embedded computing [link] course, is a home monitoring [link] application. In the course the students were given an LPC2148 arm7-MCU (NXP) based education board, implemented by …

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Oct 13

GeekCon 2009: RunVas - Our project [w/ video, img]

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Hi everyone In the last weekend I attended GeekCon 2009, a tech-conference, with a friend and colleague Arnon (not Arnon from the blog, who recently had a birthday - Happy B-Day Arnon!). Each team that attended had to create a project they can complete in 2-days of the conference. Our project is called "RunVas", and …

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