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Mr. Android (Tutorial): ListView and SimpleCursorAdapter

So you want to use ListView? Well, you're gonna need a few things, and one of those things is a ListAdapter. The purpose of the ListAdapter is to sit between the data store and the AdapterView. In this video, I'll show you how I use the ListAdapter subclass called SimpleCursorAdapter with the AdapterView subclass called ListView. I've written a simple app to demonstrate the code for the...
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Android Tutorial: Using the Preferences API to Create User-Adjustable Settings for Your App!

In this video, I'll show you how to use the Preferences API to add a user-adjustable setting to the HoursDroid app. The HoursDroid app is available in the Playstore . The source code for the HoursDroid app is available in Github . Thanks for watching! --jsp
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Java Tutorial: Reading and Writing Properties Files


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JDK Logging Configuration

Greetings, all! JDK Logging Configuration can be confusing. For example, where is the configuration file? How do you control the output? We'll look at these questions in more in this video, available from my YouTube channel: Makoto TV. Below is the Logging configuration file I use in the video. ############################################################ # ...
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Tutorial: JUnit 4 Annotations

JUnit is THE testing framework to use when you write Java applications. If you're new to JUnit, it can be a little tricky to figure out what annotations to use and where they apply. In this video I'll show you the following annotations: @BeforeClass @Before @AfterClass @After @Test @Ignore @RunWith @SuiteClasses And as always the...
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Intro to Java Programming Course (IBM developerWorks)

Hello to all! After months of work, editing, sweat, tears (and a little blood), the Introduction to Java Programming Course is live on IBM developerWorks! You can access the content  here . I've also created a Playlist of the video content on Makoto TV, which you can access here . Enjoy, and thanks for stopping by! --jsp
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JUnit in Five Minutes!

JUnit is a very popular open source framework for testing Java applications. For new developers, it can be difficult getting started with it. In this video I'll show you some basic usage patterns that will get you started using this great testing framework, in five minutes. When Java developers talk about testing frameworks, JUnit is always near the top of the list. But...
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File I/O Using BufferedReader and BufferedWriter

File I/O is an inescapable part of being a software developer. In looking at the Javadoc for the java.io package, we see a dizzying array of classes. Do you use byte streams or character streams? Which classes do you use? In this episode I'll break it down and help you make sense out of it. As Java developers, we need to read and write files all the time. The JDK's io...
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TDD With JUnit!

Check out our latest video on doing Test-Driven Development (TDD) with JUnit 4! Thanks for watching! --jsp
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Java101: Master the java.util.Scanner!

The Java Scanner class is the bane of every computer science student taking their first Java programming class. Why do Java programming instructors love this class so much? One reason is that it provides a simple way to prompt the user for input so you can write simple programs while you learn basic Java syntax. Or they're just monsters who want to torture you. Either way, the Scanner...
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Intel to Acquire Deep Learning Hardware and Software Maker Nervana for $350 million!

According to insiders the deal is worth a lot - possibly upwards of $350 million! Read more of the story here: http://www.recode.net/2016/8/9/12413600/intel-buys-nervana--350-million http://nervanasys.com/intel-nervana Nervana is a hardware and software company specializing in Deep Learning technology. Skynet just took a great leap forward! $350 million will buy...
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Java 101: Polymorphism Demystified!

The first in the new Java 101 series, Polymorphism Demystified is sure to be a hit with Makoto TV subscribers. I'm talking to you, Larry. Enjoy! --jsp
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Android About Dialogs: Conclusion (Part 3/3)

All, Here is the final video in the series! Enjoy! --jsp
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Android About Dialogs

Hey, everyone! I have published 2 of 3 videos in a series on Android About dialogs. This coming Friday I will publish part 3 in this series, and that will be the last of the Android videos for a while. Nobody watches them, so I don't want to spend time doing them. For those of you who watch my Android videos (both of you), thanks. --jsp
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Friday Video: Android Device Rotation Issues

Android device rotation got you down? No worries, Friday's video will walk you through how to deal with the issue. And as always, the code is on Github here . --jsp
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UPDATE: Android Date and Time Picker in one Dialog (with Source Code)

Intro This week's Android tutorial covers an area that nearly every professional Android app will face: letting the user pick both time and date. Android out-of-the-box offers either/or - DatePicker or TimePicker. But not both. So you have to write this yourself. But, you don't, because I have already done that. Yeah yeah, I know, I'm not the first one to do this. But I have modularized...
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Log4j Configuration Deep Dive Video!

The Video The Code MainClass.java package com.makotogo.learn; import org.apache.log4j.Logger; public class MainClass { private static final Logger log = Logger.getLogger(MainClass.class); public static void main(String[] args) { MainClass mc = new MainClass(); mc.doLogMessages(); //mc.loopLogMessages(); } public void doLogMessages() { ...
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Makoto TV Studios!

  The ole studio has expanded and I can really crank out some videos now! Stay tuned! And please subscribe to our channel!
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Log4j Configuration Deep Dive VIDEO(!) Coming Soon!

All, I have wanted to do a "Deep Dive" into log4j confuration for a while now, but things have been pretty busy with trying to get the YouTube channel off the ground (you did subscribe, didn't you? :)). UPDATE: Here's the Video! Log4j configuration is a topic that could deserve its own book. In fact, I wrote one for O'Reilly, and you can buy it here . It looks like this: ...
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Free Android Code! HoursDroid Demo!

HoursDroid Demo Steve Perry here, and today I'm going to demo the latest Android app I've written. It's called HoursDroid, and is an homage to the great Hours app, which I used to use on Palm Pilot years ago. Youtube Video Introducing HoursDroid As a consultant I need something to track the billable work I do for my clients. I used the Hours App on Palm Pilot, and it was...
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