Offline editing app for Ghost gets some material sweetness

I started work on this back in September but it stalled due to other commitments and sat on the hard drive of my Mac for a few weeks. The release…

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Styling the SearchView with AppCompat v21 (material theme)

Earlier versions of the AppCompat-v7 library conveniently exposed a huge number of styling attributes that were hidden in the standard holo themes. A number of these attributes allowed customisation of…

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Moto X

Finally, after a 20,000 km trip starting in China and stopping of in Hong Kong and the USA, my Moto X has arrived! This is the walnut back with…

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Android PIN entry widget

In a number of Android projects I've worked on we've had a requirement for a PIN code entry screen, something which is sadly lacking from the Android SDK. I started…

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Updating navigation drawer icon to the material theme

Over the last couple of weeks many of the Google Android apps have been updated to support the Lollypop material theme. One of the noticeable changes is the new spinning…

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