While playing with my Bluefruit Feather, I decided to build the Android app straight from the source code, so I could see the ins and outs of how it works. […]
Android Studio emulator stopped launching after upgrade in Ubuntu 16
I don’t usually re-post something that someone else figured out, but it took me a long time to figure this out, so I thought I would share here. The problem […]
How to “touch” objects in libGDX
There are actually many ways that one can “touch” an object in libGDX. You can create scenes with stages and characters and actors, for one. You could do sprite comparisons […]
libGDX music and sound fail….
While finishing my Android app developer course, I ran into this error during game development: [CODE] ——— beginning of crash 06-09 13:01:19.410 30345-30366/? E/AndroidRuntime: FATAL EXCEPTION: GLThread 758 Process: com.alaskalinuxuser.criticalvelocity, […]
Setting up libGDX for Android Studio on Ubuntu
Every one else is probably brighter than me. However, after reading the instructions over and over again, and then attempting to follow them, it just wasn’t working. All I wanted […]
Critical Velocity! A fun side scrolling arcade style game.
After finishing my Android developer course, I decided to try to put my new found (fledgling) skills to use by making a game. It’s a classic side scroller with an […]
Getting photos with intents on Android
During my class for app development, the instructor showed us how to get a photo from the phone’s gallery with intents. I wanted to take that one step farther, so […]
WebViews for dummies like me.
In my Android Developer Course, the instructor showed us how to create webviews and dataviews. I wanted to take that one step farther, so I made this app, which can […]
Using SQLlite in your Android app
So, as part of my Android Developer Course by Rob Percival (which is excellent, and I highly recommend every computer/Android geek take), he showed us how to make use of […]
Using your Open Weather Map API key
If you are reading this, you are probably trying to figure out how to use your api key from openweathermap.org. If you are reading this and don’t know what that […]