Create a Matrix Effect on Android

Also known as Digital Rain Effect, the Matrix Effect is a classic effect featured in the Matrix series films. A green code is falling and represents the activity of the virtual reality environment of the Matrix on screen. On Android, Matrix Effect has been implemented in various applications often as a Live Wallpaper. In that

Create a Type Writer Effect on Android

In that tutorial, you’re going to learn how to create a Type Writer Effect on Android. Like you’re going to see, it’s really easy to create this cool effect on Android by creating a custom implementation of the TextView component and by using a Handler and its postDelayed method.   1. Create the Type Writer

The Ultimate Guide to Java 9

After some months of delays, Java 9 is coming ! Java 9 is attended for general availability On March 23, 2017. In that article, you’re going to discover the major new features expected in Java 9. Don’t hesitate to leave me some comments if I forgot some important things. Main Features Java Platform Module System

Manage System Permissions on Android 6 Marshmallow

Beginning in Android 6 Marshmallow, users grand permissions to apps while the app is running, not when they install the app. This approach gives the user more control over the app’s functionality. Thus, he can choose to give the access to read contacts but not to the device location. Furthermore, users can revoke the permissions

Learn to create a Snake game in Java 2D

Snake is a classic video game in which a player controls a Snake that must eat apples and avoid walls. Each time, you eat an apple, the Snake grows. The Snake’s goal is to eat the maximum of apples. It’s a game of kind infinite. Snake is also an ideal game to create when you want

Discover the Iris Scanner of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 in depth

Unveiled at the beginning of the month, the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 features a new exciting feature : an Iris Scanner. This new feature is essential to help users to keep their personal data safe. The Iris Scanner completes other Samsung’s security features like the fingerprint scanner and the Knox security platform. Samsung’s fingerprint scanner has

Discover Java 9 Top 5 Features

After some delays, Java 9 should be released in March 2017 with a lot a various new features. In this article, we let you to discover the Top 5 of new features expected with Java 9. 1. Java comes modular with Jigsaw Expected since Java 7, the project Jigsaw should become a reality with Java

Discover the latest info on the Samsung Galaxy Note 7

With the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge, Samsung has found the path to success in 2016. Now, it’s time to prepare the following and to anticipate the iPhone 7 that will be announced in September. To fight against the next flagship from Apple, Samsung has planned a Galaxy Note Unpacked event on August 2, 2016.

Create your first JNI Application on Android with the NDK

Like you must know, Java is the default programming language to make applications on Android. However, Java is not always the best solution for making fast apps, especially if you want to make games. A lot of games’ engines are made directly with C/C++. To let developers to make optimized part of codes in C/C++,

Rediscover classical Othello Reversi game on Android

Today, games are always more complex and powerful with great effects. However, sometimes it’s great to rediscover classical game and have fun with. Othello Reversi is an old school board game that demands a lot of strategy. Now, you can enjoy Othello Reversi with Ultimate Reversi a free implementation available on the Google Play Store