About Tim Buchalka

Tim has been a software developer pretty much full time for 30 years. His focus is on teaching others how to develop Android apps and he now has a course on Udemy with close to 11,000 students who are learning the finer points of Android app development. In his spare time he publishes games on Google play, and loves to play games on his game consoles (PS4, Xbox One).

Rebuilding The Company Profile App – The dimens.xml, toolbar.xml and strings.xml

1 Updating The dimens.xml
1.1 Definition
We put various dimension values in dimens.xml just because multiple layouts and XML components can use them. It’s easy to change these values to update and bring changes across the application. “DESCRIPTION TO BE ADDED LATER”

For example:

1.2 Creation
Start by opening up the directories projectname>app>src>main>res>values, then double click on the dimens.xml […]

By |March 24th, 2015 7:06 am|Development|0 Comments

Rebuilding The Company Profile App – The colors.xml and styles.xml

1 Creating The colors.xml File
1.1 Definition
This xml define basic colors for your app here both for primary and secondary text, and backgrounds “DESCRIPTION TO BE ADDED LATER”. For example:

1.2 Creation
To create the colors.xml file create the file in the values folder. You can do this by first opening:

projectname>app>src>main>res>values.

Right click on the ‘values’ folder […]

By |March 24th, 2015 6:32 am|Development|0 Comments

Rebuilding The Company Profile App – First Things First

1 First Things First
Before you start creating files, adding some code, etc. you need to do four things in the Company Profile App project so that you won’t be experiencing a lot of problems when rebuilding the application.
1.1 Change Project View
First you need to make sure you have set your project’s view to ‘Project’.

To change […]

By |March 24th, 2015 4:53 am|Development|0 Comments

Rebuilding The Company Profile Application – Creating Android Studio Project

1. Rebuilding The Company Profile Application
In this major section we will go through the entire process of rebuilding the Company Profile App from the ground up. Before you proceed please make sure you have installed and setup your JDK, Android Studio and Android SDK from the previous section.

2. Creating The Android Studio Project
First open up […]

By |March 18th, 2015 12:40 am|Development|0 Comments

Company Profile App Introduction

1. Introduction
Company Profile App is developed in such a way that, it can be easily configured to fit for any company to share their contact information, goals and objectives along with products and/or services that they provide.

This documentation describes how to build this app from scratch and provides guidelines to configure it. It assumes, one with […]

By |March 18th, 2015 12:40 am|Development|0 Comments

libGDX: Installation And Setup for Android Studio on a Windows Machine

G’day G’day! Tim Buchalka here again, the Aussie Android Dev Guy and in today’s video we are going to go ahead and configure and setup ‘libGDX’ which is a game framework using Android Studio for a Windows machine. Now libGDX, as I mentioned is a game framework. It’s a free and open source one. And it […]

By |March 3rd, 2015 12:29 pm|Videos|0 Comments

libGDX: Installation And Setup for Android Studio on a Mac

Well, G’day G’day, it’s Tim Buchalka here again the Aussie Android Dev Guy and in today’s video, we’re going to go ahead and setup ‘libGDX’ for the Mac. Now in case you didn’t know, libGDX is a framework for creating games. Its a fantastic framework, free to use, and really really worthwhile. It’s written in Java, […]

By |March 2nd, 2015 1:13 pm|Videos|0 Comments

Java Development Kit: How To Install And Setup the JDK For A Windows Machine

G-day g’day, Tim Buchalka, the Aussie Android Dev Guy. Today’s video is all about setting up the Java Development Kit for a Windows machine. Let’s get to it.

The best way to get up to speed is to watch the video on this page.
If you click the youtube logo at the bottom right of the video […]

By |March 1st, 2015 7:28 pm|Videos|0 Comments

Android Studio: Installation and Configuration for Mac OS X

Well g’day g’day, Tim Buchalka here, I’m the Aussie Android Dev Guy. And in today’s video I’m going to go ahead and show you how to configure and install Android Studio on a Mac. Now the other thing to keep in mind is you need to have the Java Development Kit installed before you go […]

By |March 1st, 2015 7:28 pm|Videos|0 Comments

Android Studio: Installation and Configuration for Linux

Well G’day g’day, it’s Tim Buchalka the Aussie Android Dev Guy, and in todays video, I’m going to cover installing and configuring Android Studio on a Linux machine. Now the other thing you’ll need, a prerequisite for this is you need to have the Java Development Kit installed on your machine. So, let’s now proceed […]

By |March 1st, 2015 7:25 pm|Videos|0 Comments