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HTTP requests and how to make an app of a website or service without an API in Android

In October 2014 I started a project named MomoURU decided to make an app to access the student services system of the Rafael Urdaneta University in my hometown. At the time my wife was studying in that university, which had no easy or fast way to access the student's info, and their webpage is really "rudimentary". The idea was to make an app for her, but after we found that it would be really useful to other students, we decided to launch it on the Play Store. At the time I didn't know how to do it, but now with a working example I'll show the steps I took. In this example, we'll do a simple app to enter your www.colourlovers.com account....

Playing With Sockets

Wow! It's been a long time since my last post. Well, it's been some crazy months for me in my personal/professional life so i didn't have too much time or determination to write anything. This time around i'll refer to network sockets....

Example For Touchscreen Dpad Using Libgdx

Hello! Now that you had a lot of time to play with the code i wrote on my previous post, here's an example Eclipse project that uses that same code of my class GameDPad for you to test and use as reference. (Well it is not the SAME code, because the first one used the fourth quadrant of the cartesian coordinate system, and this one uses the first quadrant.)...

How To Make A Basic Dpad For Touchscreens

As i told you on an earlier post, Starship Constructor is a puzzle game (maybe i didn't state puzzle but you can infer that from the text), but that doens't mean that i don't test other genres. I wanted to test something really basic for a platformer and i needed to use a directional pad or DPad. That being said, as usual, i didn't know how to do it....

First Look At Starship Constructor

sc art first look

Yup... Starship Constructor is still in development and not dead... Although things don't look so good for this guy here....

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