Welcome to Work Reloaded. My name is Sonja Pieper and this is my blog about the quest of finding a different way to work. So after 8 years as a corporate developer, I quit and started working for myself.
Here you'll find tips & tutorials on web development, software development and insights into working for yourself.
Currently I am attempting world domination by creating android and web applications and some java freelancing on the side.
Category Archives: android
I have written on Maven and Android about over a year ago. Since then a lot of things have happened: the Maven plugin for Android has advanced considerably, there are new Android versions, improved Android tools, an Android m2e connector … Continue reading
Or: How to set up your Android app’s Multi Module Maven build as Eclipse project. This week I spend a few hours searching for a solution for automated Android builds with Maven. I want to launch my first paid app … Continue reading
I have now spent quite a few hours programming for my next app which needs to take pictures. I did not want to use the camera app that’s already there for several reasons. So I need to programm my own. … Continue reading
A few minutes ago I made my first commit on the new svn repository for DroidWeight on google code: http://code.google.com/p/droidweight/. I had a couple of requests to open source it. Since I never planned on making money from the app … Continue reading
I am currently working on the next release of RpgTracker and I thought I might do another tutorial since I haven’t written one in quite a while. In Android the dropdown selection widget is called Spinner. Dropdowns are used to … Continue reading
I have had my smartphone for about 3 months now. In that time I downloaded a lot of apps and deleted most of them again. Some I even downloaded twice and some of those I deleted a second time. Also … Continue reading
I have talked to quite a few people lately about my plans. While many express a certain kind of doubt about the steps I am currently taking (most often quoting that dilbert comic), many others are curious about android and … Continue reading
Every app needs an icon, a logo, something that people can recognize it by. Many apps have really nice ones and many don’t. Most importantly the icon should be unique. My first idea was to do something cheap like create … Continue reading
The app is not completely finished. I expect to finish a beta towards the end of the month. My backlog still has a couple of Prio A and B items I just cannot publish without. Still you can see I’ve … Continue reading
I’ve only been writing code for android for a short time and already my ui requirements got to such proportions, that my layout xml files seemed to explode. I hate copy-pasting the same stuff all over the place and so … Continue reading