How to get a File object of an Android raw resource using reflection

Context: You have a URI to a resource which is placed in the raw directory inside the Android resources directory, res. Say you want to take that raw resource(let’s say it’s an image) and add it to an attachment using FIleBody to a MultiPartEntity. Both these classes are available in the Apache HTTP Components library. FileBody […]

Uncyclopedia App for Android – On GitHub

I’ve decided to open source the Uncyclopedia app for Android, which some of you may remember was available on the Play store during the first quarter this year. Browse the code on GitHub. The source code is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.

Multi Touch in Android – Translate, Scale, and Rotate

Here’s a quick and easy implementation of Android’s multi touch feature – one finger to move, two to zoom, and three to rotate the image. Assuming you have a basic understanding of 2D matrix transformations, the Matrix class in Android uses a 3×3 matrix to achieve all of the 2D transformations. The source code and […]