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AppBrain's Apptimizer: online Android app assessment tool

Do you want to generate more downloads? The AppBrain Apptimizer investigates key aspects that influence your app's popularity and suggests concrete actions when weaknesses are detected.

how Google used HTML5 to JAM with Chrome

A case study on using HTML5 to make browser-based audio applications.

Amazon Kindle Fire Android Holo theme font problem

Diagnosed and mitigated by Jeff Gilfelt.

Big problems in validation of SSL certificates in non-browser software

SSL certificate validation is completely broken in many security-critical applications and libraries, largely due to badly designed APIs of SSL implementations and data-transport libraries which present developers with a confusing array of settings and options.

A note on the use of View.setAlpha() by Romain Guy

Discussing side-effects and best-practices.