Category: 3rd party API

Small test of Asmack XMPP client library

The Asmack is a patch of the Smack XMPP client library that has some fixes for Android. You can dig up what these patches are by reading this thread on Android Developers. Anyway, there are numerous tutorials on how to integrate this library in an Android project, which is pretty simple (just download […]

Proper way to add/remove OverlayItems

Some time ago I contributed to an app for Android which had to manage a lot of Google map OverlayItems. The Google API support and performance for overlay items is satisfactory while you have a manageable amount of items but gets messy if you have lots and lots of items. […]