Re: [android-developers] Re: market problems (ratings and downloads)

2011-08-30 Thread Wayne Wenthin
You guys need to drop the on one.Its One developer support. On Tue, Aug 30, 2011 at 5:40 AM, TreKing treking...@gmail.com wrote: This guy's none to pleased, lol. http://www.google.com/support/forum/p/Android+Market/thread?tid=21630131ddeccc15hl=en

Re: [android-developers] Re: Freemium Model with In-App Purchases

2011-08-30 Thread Wayne Wenthin
is the same as everything else, which is why patenting makes no sense. In my humble opinion. On 8/30/2011 5:09 AM, Wayne Wenthin wrote: That opens an interesting concept.If you want the paid version of my game download this intermediary app that will then point you to the premium game

Re: [android-developers] Re: Active install percent metric: now it's just ridiculous!

2011-08-30 Thread Wayne Wenthin
Sheesh and I'm hanging on a measly 3% I must suck as a programmer.. On Tue, Aug 30, 2011 at 5:43 AM, TreKing treking...@gmail.com wrote: On Tue, Aug 30, 2011 at 4:28 AM, Pent supp...@apps.dinglisch.net wrote: I'd be roaring towards 120% if it wasn't for those pesky ki... that pesky if ( ap

Re: [android-developers] Re: Freemium Model with In-App Purchases

2011-08-29 Thread Wayne Wenthin
That opens an interesting concept.If you want the paid version of my game download this intermediary app that will then point you to the premium game.They can't claim you are linking to an upgrade to your game if the link is not in the free version Hmmm. On Mon, Aug 29, 2011 at 3:01

Re: [android-developers] Getting a test version of an .apk to a end user

2011-01-03 Thread Wayne Wenthin
I've taken to putting the latest version on the website and letting them download and install from there. On Mon, Jan 3, 2011 at 2:54 PM, John Lussmyer johnlussm...@gmail.comwrote: Is there any relatively easy way for me to send a test version of my app.apk file to a user? I may have fixed a

Re: [android-developers] Re: Greystripe experiences?

2010-08-26 Thread Wayne Wenthin
I will echo this. Admob seems to pay promptly but does not have the same ecpm as mobclix. Mobclix payout requires 100 bucks minimum and seems to come whenever they damn well please. Promises to me were over a month late. I actually have the both integrated and can move from one to another by

Re: [android-developers] Re: Settings.Secure.ANDROID_ID not unique on DROID2?

2010-08-20 Thread Wayne Wenthin
Having to retrofit this into my code will be a nightmare for me. I don't force upgrades and I rely on this in several places in my backend database. I will be sending out a message and marking my app as not compatible with the droid 2. Sigh. On Fri, Aug 20, 2010 at 12:35 PM, Trevor Johns

Re: [android-developers] Re: ANDROID_ID - when is it set?

2010-08-10 Thread Wayne Wenthin
There is an android id on the emulator now. It was added in the 2.1 update I think. I know it broke my code because I relied on NULL. On Tue, Aug 10, 2010 at 11:30 AM, Maps.Huge.Info (Maps API Guru) cor...@gmail.com wrote: I don't know for certain but I believe the Android ID is set when the

Re: [android-developers] Re: Has anyone get App Inventor accounts?

2010-07-20 Thread Wayne Wenthin
I'm pretty sure based on the questions they asked and the last time this came up that you MUST be an educational institution to get an account. That being said, Nope nothing here.Maybe I should use my .edu address? On Tue, Jul 20, 2010 at 12:44 PM, uberspeed carlos.car...@gmail.com wrote:

Re: [android-developers] Re: App Inventor to Market

2010-07-15 Thread Wayne Wenthin
This is not entirely correct. I have an app rated at 3.5 + stars and there are tons of crapware above me because I have less downloads. (and probably because I'm not ripping off disney either but that was in another thread) On Thu, Jul 15, 2010 at 2:53 PM, Greg Donald gdon...@gmail.com wrote:

Re: [android-developers] Re: App Inventor to Market

2010-07-15 Thread Wayne Wenthin
I think another thing that is missing is the ability to see the ratings of users that rated it but didn't comment. But then we have hijacked this thread so I'm gonna be quiet now. On Thu, Jul 15, 2010 at 5:12 PM, Jonas Petersson jonas.peters...@xms.sewrote: On 07/16/2010 01:31 AM,

Re: [android-developers] Help with Gestures please

2010-07-14 Thread Wayne Wenthin
Search the market for sony ericson tutorial it is pretty good and has some interesting features and pointers. On Wed, Jul 14, 2010 at 10:17 AM, Tommy droi...@gmail.com wrote: Hi everyone, I have an image view that takes up more than the screen space so I want to implement some custom

Re: [android-developers] Re: App Inventor

2010-07-12 Thread Wayne Wenthin
Everyone should remember that when this was introduced a couple months ago it was for educational use only. Thats why they ask you about your school. Those that are not part of an educational institution may not get anything. On Mon, Jul 12, 2010 at 4:52 PM, Mark Murphy

Re: [android-developers] Re: Android IMEI with letter :O

2010-07-08 Thread Wayne Wenthin
An MEID is 56 bits http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bit long (14 hex digits). the letter A is part of hexidecimal. On Thu, Jul 8, 2010 at 3:00 PM, sblantipodi perini.dav...@dpsoftware.orgwrote: yes but has far as I know, MEID should like an IMEI, only decimal, am I wrong? On Jul 8, 10:15 pm,

Re: [android-developers] Development Question

2010-07-08 Thread Wayne Wenthin
You might try on boards that are dedicated to rooting devices. This is a place for developing programs for android. forum.xda-developers.com might be a good spot to start. On Thu, Jul 8, 2010 at 2:30 PM, Tommy droi...@gmail.com wrote: Anybody? -Original Message- From:

Re: [android-developers] Android App developed by third part but no instruction provided.

2010-07-08 Thread Wayne Wenthin
My best guess would be that it would need to be re-uploaded to the market. The rest is google magic. On Sun, Jul 4, 2010 at 1:49 AM, Official ehiggins...@gmail.com wrote: Hello! I hired a company in Germany to produce a app with a database and an exe program that will allow me to update the

Re: [android-developers] Android App developed by third part but no instruction provided.

2010-07-08 Thread Wayne Wenthin
level. Compiling it after that is easy with eclipse. On Jul 8, 2010 3:09 PM, Wayne Wenthin wa...@fuligin.com wrote: My best guess would be that it would need to be re-uploaded to the market. The rest is google magic. On Sun, Jul 4, 2010 at 1:49 AM, Official ehiggins...@gmail.com wrote

Re: [android-developers] Re: got a problem to learn Android

2010-06-24 Thread Wayne Wenthin
I'll second that. And Mark is a stand up guy he is all over these groups. On Thu, Jun 24, 2010 at 8:06 AM, MobDev developm...@mobilaria.com wrote: you can buy a book, and even though this might be wrongly interpreted as some kind of publicity I'd like to advise you to buy Mark Murphy's

Re: [android-developers] Urgent response needed.

2010-06-08 Thread Wayne Wenthin
There are many ways to track FC's. You need to just pick one and deal with it. As for testing that is what beta testers are for OR like I did mark your app as Beta. Competitors stealing ideas is normal so your best bet is to create an app that is unique or creates a niche. But like Mark says

Re: [android-developers] Developing Android REST client applications

2010-06-08 Thread Wayne Wenthin
Ah Man I need to go watch this. I do get a few errors sometimes with my rest calls. On Tue, Jun 8, 2010 at 8:35 AM, Andrew Brampton bramp...@gmail.com wrote: I've watched many of the Google IO talks and one that I'm trying to reproduce is Developing Android REST client applications[1]. In this

Re: [android-developers] Re: Urgent response needed.

2010-06-08 Thread Wayne Wenthin
Again this is just the norm for creating apps within a framework where you are not forced to use prescribed look and feel widgets. You either get creative and work out your bugs or you sink. Is it frustrating? Yes. Is it impossible? No. On Tue, Jun 8, 2010 at 12:07 PM, Stephen Eilert

Re: [android-developers] Re: Urgent response needed.

2010-06-08 Thread Wayne Wenthin
Ok done with this thread. Next! On Tue, Jun 8, 2010 at 12:11 PM, Onomp avtsolution...@gmail.com wrote: Stephen, you are more intelligent to not realize that you are better off agreeing with me versus getting wrapped up in the view point and directions of a pack. I refuse to accept the

Re: [android-developers] Same problem

2010-05-30 Thread Wayne Wenthin
What TreKing is trying to say is that you need to post some examples of your code. This is a developers forum and unless you are asking for examples you have to provide us a clue on how to help you.Relevant portions will help. Or if you are so inclined you might want to parse your logcat

Re: [android-developers] Re: Best way to live demo apps

2010-05-28 Thread Wayne Wenthin
don't some of the newer phones have output ports? I thought a couple of them even did 720p On Fri, May 28, 2010 at 5:17 PM, Yahel kaye...@gmail.com wrote: Keep in mind that Android is a geek thing, it was never meant for marketing. It's build by geek for geeks :) As opposed to iphone which

Re: [android-developers] Detect Emulator on Android 2.2

2010-05-26 Thread Wayne Wenthin
I'm going ot just drop in an OR. On Wed, May 26, 2010 at 8:40 AM, Guillaume Perrot guillaume.p...@gmail.comwrote: Since Android 2.2, we can read the ANDROID_ID from the emulator which is always 9774D56D682E549C It breaks a lot of existing code that used to test if the ANDROID_ID was null to

Re: [android-developers] Re: Android Market Developer Console Bugs feature

2010-05-20 Thread Wayne Wenthin
I am assuming Activity Not Responding. 2010/5/20 Gabriel Simões gsim...@gmail.com Before anything else, what is ANR? I couldn´t find any info related to the bug reported searching the web and the documentation :( On 20 maio, 18:23, Mr Pants pantssoftw...@googlemail.com wrote: Woohoo

Re: [android-developers] Re: Finally published my first app - thanks to this group!

2010-05-19 Thread Wayne Wenthin
in the Android Market - any best practices on that topic? Cheers, Paul On 13 May 2010 19:28, Wayne Wenthin wa...@fuligin.com wrote: A word of advice. Keep a close Eye on errors. If you get a couple reports of FC's or 1 bad rating pull it down and work with your testers to clean it up.Publishing

Re: [android-developers] Custom Toast

2010-05-19 Thread Wayne Wenthin
Here is my custom toast. I also toss in an image Not sure if I ever really use the context outside of my main class. Its a hack job but then so is most of my code. public void showToast(String sayWhat, int imageid,int length,Context context){ LayoutInflater inflater = getLayoutInflater();

Re: [android-developers] Re: Finally published my first app - thanks to this group!

2010-05-13 Thread Wayne Wenthin
A word of advice. Keep a close Eye on errors. If you get a couple reports of FC's or 1 bad rating pull it down and work with your testers to clean it up.Publishing an app that is not ready is a pain in the backside.It will take you months to recover from a bad launch. Even after that

Re: [android-developers] Re: Sales down in may?

2010-05-12 Thread Wayne Wenthin
It does by putting your app back at the top of the Just In category. On Wed, May 12, 2010 at 7:06 AM, chris price chris123pr...@googlemail.comwrote: Hi, Yes I updated a few of them (actually did about 3 releases in the past month due to bugs) Does that have a impact? Thanks -- You

Re: [android-developers] setContentView() twice on an activity?

2010-04-14 Thread Wayne Wenthin
Why not just make the extra image invisible and set it visible when you need it? On Wed, Apr 14, 2010 at 12:25 PM, ~ TreKing treking...@gmail.com wrote: On Wed, Apr 14, 2010 at 12:28 PM, Mark Wyszomierski mar...@gmail.comwrote: What is the effect of calling setContentView() in an activity

Re: [android-developers] Re: Ads in apps... How to successfully generate a larger revenue?

2010-03-31 Thread Wayne Wenthin
to the IRS, then it's basically on good faith. There isn't presently any way for them to track how much you make. I would imagine eventually something will come into play. On Tue, Mar 30, 2010 at 7:00 PM, Wayne Wenthin wa...@fuligin.comwrote: I'll chime in on this. I have switched from admob

Re: [android-developers] Re: Ads in apps... How to successfully generate a larger revenue?

2010-03-31 Thread Wayne Wenthin
you are and can send info to IRS? Where is the info that explains this? I want to be legit, but hey, if there is no process I don't mind not losing half of that 70% to the IRS. :D I already pay way too much in taxes. On Wed, Mar 31, 2010 at 7:42 AM, Wayne Wenthin wa...@fuligin.com

Re: [android-developers] Re: Ads in apps... How to successfully generate a larger revenue?

2010-03-30 Thread Wayne Wenthin
. They have more ad formats, splashscreen, interstial, 2/3 banner, strech banner and more for Android. Just for your information I used intro/splashscreen Banner and retractable banner, my CTR is around 0.67. Ahmed, On Mar 16, 2:22 am, Wayne Wenthin wa...@fuligin.com wrote: There is AdWhirl

Re: [android-developers] Re: Can an app upgrade itself?

2010-03-27 Thread Wayne Wenthin
But there is no drive platter on my phone! And dammit I need to renew my sub now. http://xkcd.com/378/ -- Mark Murphy (a Commons Guy) http://commonsware.com | http://twitter.com/commonsguy _Beginning Android 2_ from Apress Now Available! -- Writing code is one of few things that

Re: [android-developers] setting button images in drawable/xml

2010-03-25 Thread Wayne Wenthin
I'll toss out what works for me. The first thing I see is that I use ImageButton instead of just Button ?xml version=1.0 encoding=utf-8? selector xmlns:android=http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android; item android:state_window_focused=false android:state_enabled=true

Re: [android-developers] Game Developers: Some general questions about high scores, achievements, multi player support and in game ads.

2010-03-17 Thread Wayne Wenthin
In my Game I actually display the Hiscore as a webpage. This allows it to be shown on my website also. I generate it once an hour since it was taking way to long to display otherwise. I have since revised my code and I could update ever 15 minutes. Ads: If you have a game that users spend

Re: [android-developers] Re: Game Developers: Some general questions about high scores, achievements, multi player support and in game ads.

2010-03-17 Thread Wayne Wenthin
Security on my game is pretty much handled by the userid that is assigned and the RoR backend. Unless you are decrypting the stream from the phone you are pretty much assured that no cheating is going on. And honestly its just a game. If the JSON is not formatted properly nothing is going to

Re: [android-developers] Re: Game Developers: Some general questions about high scores, achievements, multi player support and in game ads.

2010-03-17 Thread Wayne Wenthin
Oh and if you do go with RoR make sure and use Phusion Passenger. The Mongrel server will crash and burn under too much load unless you cluster it somehow. Passenger will spawn another process. On Wed, Mar 17, 2010 at 11:06 AM, Wayne Wenthin wa...@fuligin.com wrote: Security on my game

Re: [android-developers] how do i get the android unique id??

2010-03-16 Thread Wayne Wenthin
Keep in mind that this is NULL on the emulator. On Mon, Mar 15, 2010 at 7:36 PM, g...@devicedriven ginokur...@gmail.comwrote: can any 1 tell me how to get an unique id from an android phone?? whenever i try to get the unique id from the phone as a string it always shows android id and no

Re: [android-developers] Re: how do i get the android unique id??

2010-03-16 Thread Wayne Wenthin
I'll second that. I do exactly this. On Tue, Mar 16, 2010 at 7:12 AM, Maps.Huge.Info (Maps API Guru) cor...@gmail.com wrote: It might be a good idea, for testing on the emulator, to test the Android ID for null and if it is, use some sort of default value. That way, you can at least test

Re: [android-developers] RESTful application with Protobufs

2010-03-16 Thread Wayne Wenthin
I used Ruby on Rails for the server side. Its not too bad to deal with and you get to learn a new language. http://www.robertsosinski.com/2008/02/23/simple-and-restful-authentication-for-ruby-on-rails/ is where I started for the server side.There are plenty of examples on using JSON on the

Re: [android-developers] Re: What is exactly an ANDROID_ID ?

2010-03-15 Thread Wayne Wenthin
If you use it while using items like android.os.Build.PRODUCT or something similar you should be able to create a unique ID. Of course with this is the assumption that no manufacturer will duplicate. On Mon, Mar 15, 2010 at 7:58 AM, Greg Donald gdon...@gmail.com wrote: On Mon, Mar 15, 2010 at

Re: [android-developers] Re: Ads in apps... How to successfully generate a larger revenue?

2010-03-15 Thread Wayne Wenthin
There is AdWhirl that will allow you to serve up from different providers. I have not tried it yet but since I have both admob, which was doing very well for me, and Mobclix I may try to do them both. I found it interesting that while keeping the ad rotation interval the same between the two I

Re: [android-developers] Re: Device Seeding Program for Top Contributors to Community Forums

2010-03-10 Thread Wayne Wenthin
Crap! I'll probably not make this cut either. On Wed, Mar 10, 2010 at 1:06 PM, Disconnect dc.disconn...@gmail.com wrote: Yes indeed, it seems to. On Wed, Mar 10, 2010 at 3:58 PM, Robert Green rbgrn@gmail.com wrote: Does answering questions on this group count? :) On Mar 9, 10:37

Re: [android-developers] Market apps Ranking rules

2010-03-10 Thread Wayne Wenthin
I have the same issue in the casual category. I'm assuming it has to do with the percentage of current installs. Since I'm sitting at 23% of total downloaded. But its growing at least. I was down to 15 about a month ago. On Wed, Mar 10, 2010 at 4:12 AM, croco zeug...@gmail.com wrote: Hi

Re: [android-developers] Re: Device Seeding Program for Top Contributors to Community Forums

2010-03-10 Thread Wayne Wenthin
Ah a typical Google thing then. Based on stats not content. (not saying that to be mean because I've used many of your ideas) On Wed, Mar 10, 2010 at 2:57 PM, Streets Of Boston flyingdutc...@gmail.comwrote: I don't know what determines whether you get an Android device or not. I have 600

Re: [android-developers] Re: Debugging in Android Open Source

2010-03-04 Thread Wayne Wenthin
If you are building the OS you might want to checkout the group for that. On Thu, Mar 4, 2010 at 12:44 PM, Android_n00b nikhil...@gmail.com wrote: Thanks Rogerio. Just to confirm, is DDMS applicable to the Android System level code? Again, I am not building applications but am actually

Re: [android-developers] Re: Free Version of App

2010-03-04 Thread Wayne Wenthin
I currently use the ANDROID_ID to distinguish individuals for my game. You can get it programatically. The ANDROID_ID is in the spec and even appears to be on non-phone devices (archos etc) and as far as I know is not tied to the market. Having went through 3 phones and having to redownload

Re: [android-developers] Re: Device Seeding Program for Top Android Market Developers

2010-03-04 Thread Wayne Wenthin
Yeah the rest of us are really interested in your good fortune. Honestly if the market were worth its salt there wouldn't be angry customers because we developers that are trying could actually communicate with the 1 stars out there that just say crap like FC's too much without even trying to

Re: [android-developers] Re: Device Seeding Program for Top Android Market Developers

2010-03-04 Thread Wayne Wenthin
. I consider you a guru and your post was the first in this entire thread that had anything to do with developing apps.This includes and concludes my rant. On Thu, Mar 4, 2010 at 2:11 PM, Mark Murphy mmur...@commonsware.com wrote: Wayne Wenthin wrote: Yeah the rest of us are really

Re: [android-developers] Re: Device Seeding Program for Top Android Market Developers

2010-03-03 Thread Wayne Wenthin
I'm right there with ya. On Wed, Mar 3, 2010 at 12:41 PM, ydario mc6...@mclink.it wrote: because you're one of the top developers in Android Market with one or more of your applications having a 3.5 star or higher rating and more than 5,000 unique downloads. sigh, my rating is at 3.2

Re: [android-developers] Re: Device Seeding Program for Top Android Market Developers

2010-03-02 Thread Wayne Wenthin
sniff. No email for me. I could use a new phone. This G1 is getting pretty long in the tooth. On Tue, Mar 2, 2010 at 6:49 PM, Corollary Computing corollarycomput...@gmail.com wrote: Hey everybody, First off, congrats on qualifying. We rock. Second, we don't know yet which phone we'll

Re: [android-developers] ANDROID_ID always null on devices

2010-01-28 Thread Wayne Wenthin
I have a function for this since I munge up the android id and I need an androidid for the emulator so I make one up. Hope this helps. public String getandroidid() { String AndroidID = System.getString(this.getContentResolver(), android.provider.Settings.Secure.ANDROID_ID); if (AndroidID ==

Re: [android-developers] Re: ANDROID_ID always null on devices

2010-01-28 Thread Wayne Wenthin
not seeing alot of traffic an the ION. On Thu, Jan 28, 2010 at 9:31 AM, theSmith chris.smith...@gmail.com wrote: On Jan 28, 11:34 am, Wayne Wenthin wa...@fuligin.com wrote: I have a function for this since I munge up the android id and I need an androidid for the emulator so I make one up. Hope

Re: [android-developers] Re: ANDROID_ID always null on devices

2010-01-28 Thread Wayne Wenthin
:15 pm, Wayne Wenthin wa...@fuligin.com wrote: It returns a unique string based on both the android.provider.Settings.Secure.ANDROID_ID and the android.os.Build.PRODUCT along with a unique code for my app (just incase I want to build another) I am pretty sure the issue stated above

Re: [android-developers] Re: What is the difference between rooted and Developer phone?

2010-01-28 Thread Wayne Wenthin
The emulator is a good friend to have. It will save you from going bankrupt trying to keep up. Unless your app makes alot of money. On Thu, Jan 28, 2010 at 2:27 PM, Urban ArtFX djspinne...@gmail.com wrote: Please help. On Jan 28, 2:05 pm, Urban ArtFX djspinne...@gmail.com wrote: I was

Re: [android-developers] Re: What is the difference between rooted and Developer phone?

2010-01-28 Thread Wayne Wenthin
Or look at moto's stuff. They have some sort of way you can rent time on a real phone. Not really sure its Moto but they are the ones pushing it right now the hardest. On Thu, Jan 28, 2010 at 2:39 PM, Wayne Wenthin wa...@fuligin.com wrote: The emulator is a good friend to have. It will save

Re: [android-developers] How can I force the display mode of my android activity

2010-01-27 Thread Wayne Wenthin
setRequestedOrientation(ActivityInfo.SCREEN_ORIENTATION_PORTRAIT); requestWindowFeature(Window.FEATURE_NO_TITLE); getWindow().setFlags(WindowManager.LayoutParams.FLAG_FULLSCREEN, WindowManager.LayoutParams.FLAG_FULLSCREEN); But change it to Landscape? This is how I force it to portrait in my

Re: [android-developers] Re: Strange error with AdMob

2010-01-22 Thread Wayne Wenthin
wrote: Does Project-Clean help? On Jan 21, 4:59 pm, Wayne Wenthin wa...@fuligin.com wrote: I have already posted on their developer group but based on everything I've seen I don't expect a reply. I have a strange problem. When I added and adview to my app it imported a bunch

Re: [android-developers] Re: Strange error with AdMob

2010-01-22 Thread Wayne Wenthin
Ok I'm stupid. Evidently it pulled in Android.R without me noticing. On Fri, Jan 22, 2010 at 7:30 AM, Wayne Wenthin wa...@fuligin.com wrote: Nope. I've tried cleaning it. I'm starting to wonder if its eclipse. Maybe there is some setting that allows you to use the double asterisks

[android-developers] Strange error with AdMob

2010-01-21 Thread Wayne Wenthin
I have already posted on their developer group but based on everything I've seen I don't expect a reply. I have a strange problem. When I added and adview to my app it imported a bunch of comments that all start with /** Eclipse is acting like it is not a comment. Although it isn't erroring

Re: [android-developers] How to deal with BuiltInZoomControl with custom controls in android google map?

2010-01-20 Thread Wayne Wenthin
I found this site pretty interesting. You may be able to duplicate what he is doing with other controls if you like. http://android-er.blogspot.com/2009/12/move-marker-on-mapview-with-zoom.html http://android-er.blogspot.com/2009/12/move-marker-on-mapview-with-zoom.htmlI primarily was looking

Re: [android-developers] AdWhirl - any experience with it?

2010-01-19 Thread Wayne Wenthin
Does anyone have experience with putting ads on Maps? Since my app is almost completely map driven I would like to start doing the ad thing but don't even know if it is possible. On Tue, Jan 19, 2010 at 6:49 AM, Justin Giles jtgi...@gmail.com wrote: I agree with Greg (below). I too have a

Re: [android-developers] Re: Thoughts on lawyers and self protection

2010-01-16 Thread Wayne Wenthin
. -theSmith On Jan 16, 1:12 pm, Wayne Wenthin wa...@fuligin.com wrote: LLC's are pretty cheap to form. I have 1 LLC that I'm a partner in and 1 sole proprietorship. The software is not published under the LLC though. But if you are worried that your app may make people do something

Re: [android-developers] Re: Android Pirate Site

2010-01-16 Thread Wayne Wenthin
My question is why would google do anything. These are your apps. You hold copyright not google. You have to do something. Unless you are finding Market or Maps on these sites google could care less and rightly so. Now with that out of the way you can contact the owner of the site and ask

Re: [android-developers] Thoughts on lawyers and self protection

2010-01-16 Thread Wayne Wenthin
LLC's are pretty cheap to form. I have 1 LLC that I'm a partner in and 1 sole proprietorship. The software is not published under the LLC though. But if you are worried that your app may make people do something that you need legal protection from I would look into license agreements that you

Re: [android-developers] Re: Prolonged touching (30s) in one area causes onTouchEvent to stop registering?

2010-01-13 Thread Wayne Wenthin
More than likely its a feature to keep the pocket presses from sucking your battery dry.If it is exactly 30 seconds I would guess its designed that way. On Tue, Jan 12, 2010 at 7:19 PM, Josh neurocl...@gmail.com wrote: Posted in the Issue tracker if anyone wants to follow it:

Re: [android-developers] market doesn't refresh downloads?

2010-01-07 Thread Wayne Wenthin
I actually came to look if anyone else has seen this so yes. I am stuck on yesterday for market stats. Was hoping to break 5k on downloads but may never know now. Hopefully this means they are making the market stats better??? One can always hope. 2010/1/7 Éva Lovrencsics lovi...@gmail.com

Re: [android-developers] Re: No route to host issue, but Browser application works fine

2010-01-07 Thread Wayne Wenthin
? On Jan 6, 8:28 pm, Wayne Wenthin wa...@fuligin.com wrote: You are not alone. I have this every once in awhile, I know that they have already logged in due to where it generates the error. It's annoying to say the least. I'm now working on catching the exception and retrying

Re: [android-developers] Re: market doesn't refresh downloads?

2010-01-07 Thread Wayne Wenthin
I had something all typed out but it sounded too snarky. Sound like Google is getting so big that one department doesn't talk to the other. On Thu, Jan 7, 2010 at 8:36 AM, Maps.Huge.Info (Maps API Guru) cor...@gmail.com wrote: My guess is that a market upgrade is in progress. It would seem

Re: [android-developers] No route to host issue, but Browser application works fine

2010-01-06 Thread Wayne Wenthin
You are not alone. I have this every once in awhile, I know that they have already logged in due to where it generates the error. It's annoying to say the least. I'm now working on catching the exception and retrying since it is just trying to put a json object to my server On Wed, Jan 6,

[android-developers] Heads up!

2010-01-05 Thread Wayne Wenthin
It’s inaccurate to say Google designed the phone (points to HTC CEO). [Google] is just merchandising it online. Everybody will get 2.1 when it’s open source, within a couple of days. -- Writing code is one of few things that teaches me I don't know everything. Join the Closed Beta of Call Girl

Re: [android-developers] Nexus 2.1 one sale, WHERE is the SDK!

2010-01-05 Thread Wayne Wenthin
Welcome to developing on Android. This is round 2.5 1.6 came out just days before. 2.0 came out on the droid before developers (well most of us) got to see it and now this.It's almost like Google doesn't want us to develop for Android. On Tue, Jan 5, 2010 at 12:10 PM, pcm2a

Re: [android-developers] Re: Nexus 2.1 one sale, WHERE is the SDK!

2010-01-05 Thread Wayne Wenthin
This is true. But the phones are being overnighted to people starting today. They have been Dogfooding it for a few weeks. Why are the Developers the last to see it?If this breaks apps, which it is certain to do, they are just further infuriating the Developers that are trying to make this

Re: [android-developers] Menu always Displayable

2010-01-05 Thread Wayne Wenthin
I'll second that. Its actually easier than you think. On Tue, Jan 5, 2010 at 9:12 AM, Guna guna.andr...@gmail.com wrote: Nithin, If you want to display Menu always means, just design your own layout same like menu and use that.. Guna -Original Message- From:

Re: [android-developers] Re: Nexus 2.1 one sale, WHERE is the SDK!

2010-01-05 Thread Wayne Wenthin
Yeah Mr. Jobs would never let my app exist. It would be too controversial. On Tue, Jan 5, 2010 at 2:16 PM, Jonas Petersson jonas.peters...@xms.sewrote: Wayne Wenthin wrote: [...] If they continue I may just break down and buy a Mac. At least with Apple you know where you stand

Re: [android-developers] EditTextPreference: how to make it single-line?

2010-01-03 Thread Wayne Wenthin
android:singleLine=true On Sun, Jan 3, 2010 at 11:06 AM, Edward Falk ed.f...@gmail.com wrote: I have an EditTextPreference item in my Preference activity. I would like the enter key signal ok rather than enter a newline. Is this do-able via the preferences.xml file or some resources file?

Re: [android-developers] EditTextPreference: how to make it single-line?

2010-01-03 Thread Wayne Wenthin
and check out these: android:imeOptions=actionNext android:imeOptions=actionDone On Sun, Jan 3, 2010 at 11:13 AM, Wayne Wenthin wa...@fuligin.com wrote: android:singleLine=true On Sun, Jan 3, 2010 at 11:06 AM, Edward Falk ed.f...@gmail.com wrote: I have an EditTextPreference item in my

[android-developers] Host is unresolved errors

2009-12-28 Thread Wayne Wenthin
Flurry is starting to report more and more of these. I'm wondering if anyone else has seen a rise in this type of error. I'm thinking of switching to straight IP address since I'm running on a different port it redirects properly but it is still kind of disconcerting that my domain is not

Re: [android-developers] Re: Host is unresolved errors

2009-12-28 Thread Wayne Wenthin
stats they get back. On Mon, Dec 28, 2009 at 12:08 PM, bnovc m.bn...@gmail.com wrote: Are you sure their connection is not dropping? If you're able to reproduce the problem, maybe you should look at /etc/ resolv.conf and ifconfig when it occurs. On Dec 28, 12:52 pm, Wayne Wenthin wa

Re: [android-developers] Getting Data off the Net

2009-12-27 Thread Wayne Wenthin
I'll second the JSON idea. I didn't know about it until about 9 months ago and now I couldn't see doing what I do without it. On Sun, Dec 27, 2009 at 3:53 AM, Yves Glodt y...@mind.lu wrote: I suggest using JSON instead of XML. One reason would be that tt is more lightweight than XML. Doing

Re: [android-developers] Re: customer changes phone, wants app again but market doesn't show app as purchased

2009-12-27 Thread Wayne Wenthin
I've said this before but people keep saying its tied to googleid but I'm pretty positive its some sort of combo. I have also went through 3 phones and each time I've had to redownload apps. On Sat, Dec 26, 2009 at 11:56 PM, alanshore martin.hu...@gmail.com wrote: I understand that after a

Re: [android-developers] Windows 7 Android development environment question

2009-12-27 Thread Wayne Wenthin
It works fine under each. I think the only caveat that I remember is that you need the 32 bit java to do any development on a 64 bit system. But I may be wrong and it may have changed. On Sat, Dec 26, 2009 at 1:52 PM, EvgenyV evgen...@gmail.com wrote: Hi all, Can you please advise if

Re: [android-developers] ProgressDialog during location tasks either won't show or force closes - I have tried everything!

2009-12-25 Thread Wayne Wenthin
When you find out let me know. I've had no luck either. On Fri, Dec 25, 2009 at 6:50 AM, andrew android andygoldm...@gmail.comwrote: ProgressDialog during location tasks either won't show or force closes - I have tried everything! I now have it in a Handler with a full 1 second delay (one

Re: [android-developers] Re: Anyone noticing more uninstalls of their app than usual over last weekend/today?

2009-12-24 Thread Wayne Wenthin
I am trying to space updates around once a week but since I'm in beta I do update major issues right away. Hopefully the people that are using the game are not getting annoyed and understand that frequent updates will be the norm for awhile. On Wed, Dec 23, 2009 at 10:00 PM, dadical

[android-developers] Location Manager retries

2009-12-23 Thread Wayne Wenthin
Has anyone got a good solution when the Location manager returns a null? My brain is baked trying to get around this. I know its just a matter of time but do I need to put in a musical interlude?I'm only asking for Coarse Location. Right now I'm just exiting with a Toast but I would

Re: [android-developers] Location Manager retries

2009-12-23 Thread Wayne Wenthin
I told you my brain was fried... On getLastKnownLocation Of course now that I look at the code I probably should be firing the getBestProvider earlier. On Wed, Dec 23, 2009 at 1:01 PM, Mark Murphy mmur...@commonsware.comwrote: Wayne Wenthin wrote: Has anyone got a good solution when

Re: [android-developers] Location Manager retries

2009-12-23 Thread Wayne Wenthin
Schnapps? I got some 15 year old single malt! I see some room for improvement in my error routines now. I'll have to work on it some more. Thanks! Wayne On Wed, Dec 23, 2009 at 1:31 PM, Mark Murphy mmur...@commonsware.comwrote: Wayne Wenthin wrote: I told you my brain was fried

Re: [android-developers] Re: Anyone noticing more uninstalls of their app than usual over last weekend/today?

2009-12-22 Thread Wayne Wenthin
I saw someone suggest that the downloads generated from an update are failing. I noticed this with ProjectInf. I cannot get it to download even after a reboot. This means that as far as the market is concerned I've uninstalled it.I would put more faith in this explanation if others are

Re: [android-developers] Re: Anyone noticing more uninstalls of their app than usual over last weekend/today?

2009-12-22 Thread Wayne Wenthin
the new ProjectINF, we can post it somewhere for you to download... - Dan On Tue, Dec 22, 2009 at 2:18 PM, Wayne Wenthin wa...@fuligin.com wrote: I saw someone suggest that the downloads generated from an update are failing. I noticed this with ProjectInf. I cannot get it to download even

Re: [android-developers] Re: Are the market stats for developers broken?

2009-12-20 Thread Wayne Wenthin
Glad to know I'm not alone. I have dropped 3% in the last two days. Seems odd to me but then I don't have the high install percentages you guys seem to have. On Sun, Dec 20, 2009 at 4:16 PM, Justin Giles jtgi...@gmail.com wrote: I dropped another 3%. This time it was almost a 1:1 ratio

Re: [android-developers] zipalign command not found

2009-12-15 Thread Wayne Wenthin
Path issue? On Mon, Dec 14, 2009 at 10:42 PM, ajaxgeek stone.wil...@gmail.com wrote: when I do zipalign -c -v 4 myapp.apk or zipalign -v 4 myapp.apk myapps.apk I am always getting zipalign command not found. but when I launch zipalign tool, I am getting bellow messages Last login: Mon Dec

Re: [android-developers] new sdk requires versionCode bump to install?

2009-12-15 Thread Wayne Wenthin
I do the same thing in mine. There are probably a ton of extra spaces on the ends of lines in my code. On Tue, Dec 15, 2009 at 12:14 PM, Dan Sherman impact...@gmail.com wrote: Do a Project -- Clean I've had issues that if I make changes (or hit save) while its in the process of

Re: [android-developers] Educating Users

2009-12-10 Thread Wayne Wenthin
Wayne Wenthin wa...@fuligin.com Has anyone got a good method to teach users that the Market is a one way street and that I can't reply there. I've tried putting that in the description, wasting valuable text space, I put in in my news button on the game but they still ask for help

Re: [android-developers] Re: Educating Users

2009-12-10 Thread Wayne Wenthin
am, Wayne Wenthin wa...@fuligin.com wrote: I would get defensive but I just don't roll that way. In the description on the market it a blatant statement that they should contact me at my support email or join the forums. On the first page of the game is a great big INSTRUCTIONS button

Re: [android-developers] T-Mobile Carrier Billing

2009-12-10 Thread Wayne Wenthin
It would be cool if it could just pay me by taking it straight off my bill. LOL On Thu, Dec 10, 2009 at 12:00 PM, polyclefsoftware dja...@gmail.com wrote: Apparently they've started rolling it out:

Re: [android-developers] Re: Block Switch App

2009-12-10 Thread Wayne Wenthin
I see no one actually understands Dianne's post. It currently is not possible to abstract a metric $h!+ tonne of low level code from the current implementation.Like it has been said many times, If you want to do it go for it! Its there for you to mess with but don't try to get me to put

Re: [android-developers] noHistory=true rocks

2009-12-10 Thread Wayne Wenthin
Tell us more. On Thu, Dec 10, 2009 at 2:56 PM, Matt Kanninen mathias...@gmail.com wrote: activity android:name=.activities.Result android:label=@string/arl_results android:screenOrientation=portrait android:noHistory=true/ activity this was invaluable in debugging Droid out of

[android-developers] Educating Users

2009-12-09 Thread Wayne Wenthin
Has anyone got a good method to teach users that the Market is a one way street and that I can't reply there. I've tried putting that in the description, wasting valuable text space, I put in in my news button on the game but they still ask for help in the market and leave a low score because

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