Statically Typed

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C++: Structs vs. Tuples, or Why I like Tuples More

An interesting question was asked on StackOverflow the other day regarding Tuples and C-style structs.  I answered as best I could but I neither had time to expand upon it … Continue reading

May 7, 2011 · 3 Comments

Android: How can you Implement a Custom Menu Class?

Android provides decent functionality for instantiating your own run of the mill Menu within the standard framework.  They even have a half decent guide on using them within your applications. … Continue reading

May 5, 2011 · 6 Comments

Android: Custom XML attributes and views

I’ve tried to follow the Google Android tutorials and documentation when it comes to creating your own custom views but… it’s lacking.  Thankfully the internet is full of information.  Here’s … Continue reading

April 16, 2011 · 11 Comments

Android: Dynamic and Custom Title Bars

Arguably the worst part in playing around with Android is its insistence to put that ugly title bar above everything I do as a default to my Activities.  Really, Google, was that … Continue reading

March 18, 2011 · 9 Comments

Android: Styles and Themes with Splash Screens

I continue to play around with all the goodies that are found within the Android API but have yet to find one specifically for a splash screen.  However, I have … Continue reading

March 1, 2011 · 1 Comment

Unit Tests and Numerical Code: Designing for Increased Testability

I’m going to be talking about unit testing numerics and how to design classes in a C++ environment.  A lot of these concepts can and do apply to other languages. … Continue reading

February 23, 2011 · Leave a comment

Android: Avoiding Custom View with Resources (part 3) – Adding Listeners

Where did I leave off?  It’s been a while since I first made the last two posts on this topic.  We had constructed a view using xml file resources through … Continue reading

February 21, 2011 · Leave a comment