Android Troubleshooting: App Crash on multiple orientation change

More of a note to my future self when developing android than anything else, since this is quite a specific corner case, but who knows, maybe it helps someone else out there 🙂   Problem An app I wrote seemed to be crashing randomly when a user did a orientation change (i.e. changed from landscape to portrait … Continue reading Android Troubleshooting: App Crash on multiple orientation change

Nugget Post: Android Process Dialog

A lesson that took me an hour to figure out: android progress dialogues will only be displayed on the UI if called/shown in a thread or async task. Basically when try to call a progress dialog directly from a fragment, android would simply not show the dialog. So the code would look something like this: https://gist.github.com/dvas0004/10993182   … Continue reading Nugget Post: Android Process Dialog