Category Archives: Tools

Why I switched from Mercurial to Git

After a few month using Mercurial (see my blog post from a year ago Mercurial to replace SVN) I switched to Git. I’ve always been tempted to use Git, since this Tech Talk by Linus Torvalds in May 3, 2007. … Continue reading

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CMake for Android

Last time, we’ve seen how to install and test the standalone toolchain of the NDK to build a native shared library with a standard Makefile & make command under Linux. But nowadays, many open source libraries and projects does not … Continue reading

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Standalone toolchain

Since the revision 5 of the Native Development Kit previously discussed, the NDK can be customized to obtain a standard GCC cross compiler toolchain. This means that you can use it with standard Makefile and make command, or with more sophisticated build … Continue reading

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Mercurial to replace SVN

For what I’ve seen in the last few month, it seems that Mercurial (Hg) is a Distributed Version Control System (DVCS, or Distributed Source Code Management) that is becoming to replace Subversion (SVN) in many Open Source projects… at least when … Continue reading

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Android Market on the Web

The Android Market is now fully on the Web. It allows you to browse, to buy, but also to push applications directly on your mobile! From a developer perspective, this means that: when publishing a new version of your application … Continue reading

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