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How to use SharedPreferences for Application Configuration - Lemberg blog

How to use SharedPreferences for Application Configuration

03 Apr 2015

Can you imagine an Android application without any configurable options? Although this is possible. Actually, only the simplest application can get by without any configuration. Configuration is essential for the most of Android applications. But in what way are these applications being configured?

Android provides a standard way to configure an application using SharedPreferences and PreferenceScreen. Check out my hands-on guide to using these things and implementation of custom Preference screen. Discover >

OBD2 App Development

How-to Guide for OBDII Reader App Development

21 May 2014

Why does your vehicle need it?

Have you ever thought about different vehicle parameters being displayed in your own Android application? If so, then you've come to the right place. We will discuss what it takes to develop an OBDII reader application.

First, let's take a quick look at the protocols used in vehicles for diagnostics.