How to use SwipeRefreshLayout the right way

In the latest revision of the android support library came out with an interesting new layout : SwipeRefreshLayout which implements the famous pull-down-to-refresh pattern. In the following i will show you how to implement it with a ListView and avoid some pitfalls.

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Debug android apps using adb via tcp/ip on unrooted devices

Sometimes i have need the debug an android app on a real device without being bothered by the usb cable or I’m just out of usb ports on my laptop. to avoid all this hassle i use adb over tcpip which is easy to set up.

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Getting the android navigation drawer to work on old versions of android

Today i wanted to get one of my android applications that uses the default navigation drawer built-in into android to work on earlier versions of android (mainly Gingerbread since it is powering 19% of android’s phones). So in this blog post i will share with you how i managed to get it done.

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