Custom color in Action Bar + Drawer

A navigation drawer is a common structure for the top-level of our Android app. A drawer provides a safe start point of return with which users can easily understand the application structure. Using Android Studio, we can create a project from the template of an activity with a navigation drawer: …

Android Studio Essentials

Android Studio Essentials is my third book that has been recently published by Packt Publishing here. You can get it also from Amazon here. This book is an update of my previous book “Android Studio Application Development”. Android Studio is an IDE that is based on the JetBrains IntelliJ IDEA. It gives …

Seguridad y Privacidad en Carpetas Personales de Salud para Android e iOS

For my PhD I write scientific articles that are submitted to scientific journals or conferences. The objective is to get them accepted and published. Currently we have 3 papers accepted. One of them has recently been published, the only article written in Spanish. The journal is Iberian Journal of Information and Technologies. …

First look at Genymotion Android emulator

Genymotion is an Android emulator, according to them, the faster Android emulator. Genymotion creates a virtual image of Android and it is available for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X. Download and install Oracle VirtualBox. This is necessary only for MacOS systems, otherwise VirtualBox is bundled with the Genymotion installer. Download …