Properly loading data from the web in Android

Today we’ll show you how to load data from the web an app. This must be done through an AsyncTask (or through a background thread, but we’ll demonstrate the former), in order to let the UI continue respond to the user. That is, because, the main thread of the app is running the UI thread, […]

Create a simple API with PHP.

Today, we’ll show you how to create your own API that will output data in JSON.   For this, and if you want the API to exist on the web, you’ll want to have a web hosting solution (you can host it yourself but it’s a headache to configure properly). If you’re just starting out, […]

Create an Android web-based app with WebView

Today we’ll show you how to create a WebView app for a website. This is pretty easy to do, and should take you less than 30 minutes if you’re just starting out with Android.   Even though it is just a simple app, it also provides more than just the webview, giving you the starting […]