Archive for April, 2011

OAuth in Android using the Google APIs Client Library for Java

April 12th, 2011 6 comments
Today we’ll be looking at the Google APIs Client Library for Java.  The API is provided by Google, and is a flexible, efficient, and powerful Java client library for accessing any HTTP-based API’s on the web. According to Google, it is the recommended library for accessing Google API’s based on REST or JSON-RPC. One of the nice things about this library is that it fully supports the Android environment out of the box. So we’ll focus on those features in this article. oauth-android-logo

To avoid confusion, Google offers the following APIs (the first one being the topic of this post, and compatible with the Android platform) :

Unfortunately, there are no samples available that perform the OAuth dance in Android using this library, so I thought I’d write one myself. The code for this article can be found in the AndroidOauthGoogleApiJavaClient repository
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Latify v2.0 screenshots

April 6th, 2011 No comments

Latify v2.0 has been released on the Android Market. Introduced location polling profiles and a new screen layout, optimizing screen real estate usage.

Thought I’d share some screenshots:

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