Android

15 09, 2015

Android Marshmallow Permissions

By |2018-10-23T21:17:47+00:00September 15th, 2015|Android, Coding & Development|

Android M has officially been revealed to be Android Marshmallow, version 6.0. Among a number of improvements and changes are permissions. Previously, permissions were required to be accepted by the user before installing the app, and they could never be revoked. This meant that the only way to prevent an app from accessing something it [...]

11 08, 2015

Android Unit Testing Libraries

By |2018-10-23T21:15:04+00:00August 11th, 2015|Android, Coding & Development|

In the past few development posts, Ron has given us insight into several aspects of Android unit testing. He began with an overview of unit testing concepts and then discussed JUnit, the framework that Android testing is built upon. Today, he rounds out the series with an article on some specific Android libraries that can [...]

18 06, 2015

Android Unit Testing Concepts

By |2018-10-23T21:16:24+00:00June 18th, 2015|Android, Coding & Development|

Testing is a key activity in any software development effort. Manual testing (e.g., with QA personnel) allows a lot of flexibility, but testing old features repeatedly can be mind-numbing and cause testers to miss things. Manual testing also usually involves a full end-to-end system, so it can be difficult to test edge cases and error [...]

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