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Android Hack Night (Android misc)

Calling all mobile developers. Interested in developing on the Android platform? Come and code with us at the Android Hack Night.

Learn about Android.
Get your head around the SDK.
Discuss cool ideas.
Hack on code.

This is a hands on coding event for developers. If you want to code please bring along a laptop.

Thursday, December 20th, 2007
6.00pm – 9.30pm

Google London
Belgrave House
76 Buckingham Palace Road
London SW1W 9TQ

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zaTelnet Light (10-12-2007) (Android Application)

ZaTelnet Light is a Telnet client for Google Phone. It also emulates terminal VT100 (basically enough for working with Midnight Commander and others console programs).

ZaTelnet Light offers extended opportunities for interface customization, such as full screen mode, different display sizes, 240×240, 240×480, 480×480 and 480×640 screen resolutions, portrait and landscape orientation modes, screen with adjustable size and different font sizes.

ZaTelnet Light boasts a handful of improvements that make remote administration of Unix and other servers via Telnet protocol using mobile devices simpler and more efficient.

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Calculator (17-12-2007) (Android Application)

This is a basic Calculator application coded by Bill Meltsner.

You can do addition, subtraction, multiplication, division and modulo division. The equation is processed when you hit the Enter key.

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Password Manager (Android Application)

This is an adaptation of PasswordSafe by Steven Osborn (released under the Apache License) which is basic password manager for the Android platform. The source code have been adapted to use db4o instead of SQLite which makes the handling of persistence much more intuitive while still being fast.

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MapMe (Android Application)

This application is based on BrowseMap by Davanum Srinivas, a simple Google Maps viewer for Android


Browse Google maps on Android
Zoom in and out
Move around with the mouse (could be touchscreen on a real device)
Toggle traffic and satellite view
Find location

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Android RSS (Android Application)

Fully functional Android RSS reader created as a way to learn the new Android platform SDK. This project is an ongoing effort to better understand and embrace the Android design philosophy, welcoming comments and additional contributors.

This project is just before release 0.1. It is a functional news reader, but does not contain all the features you might expect from a full-featured distributable application.

The target audience is primarily developers interested in further exploration of the Android SDK. Source code is available, and can be accessed through the Subversion repository hosted here:

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Android SDK (Android misc)

The Android platform is a software stack for mobile devices including an operating system, middleware and key applications. Developers can create applications for the platform using the Android SDK. Applications are written using the Java programming language and run on Dalvik, a custom virtual machine designed for embedded use which runs on top of a Linux kernel.

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