And you thought you knew about Open Source


Popular opinion about open-source software - having access to the source code – does not adequately express the meaning of free software; it is even weaker than official definition of open-source as it includes lots of propriety and/or commercial programs.Free software does not imply that software is available at zero cost; it is possible to … Continue reading And you thought you knew about Open Source

Access a webpage inside an Android Activity


While working on an Android app, I needed to get people to sign into Facebook however I didn't want them to leave my app. The simple solution was to launch the browser through an intent; however, this was going to stop my activity which was unacceptable. I wanted a solution that enabled users to sign … Continue reading Access a webpage inside an Android Activity

Importing a remote Git project using Eclipse


Git is an open-source distributed version-control system and is similar to Subversion, Mercurial and similar version control software. While trying to get access to a Git remote repository on Eclipse, I encountered a lot of issues as I didn't quite know how to go about it, so I decided to write about it. This guide assumes you already … Continue reading Importing a remote Git project using Eclipse