[Chicago] Suggestions/Advice?

Daniel Peters danieltpeters at gmail.com
Tue Aug 28 03:51:16 CEST 2012


as asinine as this sounds I hadn't even thought about searching through
github.  Thanks for the thought, this is perfect man.  Much appreciated.

On Mon, Aug 27, 2012 at 8:36 PM, Joshua Herman <zitterbewegung at gmail.com>wrote:

> If you go the java route check out my open source android app.
> https://github.com/zitterbewegung/Redtxt
>
> It sends encrypted text messages and has examples of how to do some
> basic things with android.
> ---Profile:---
> http://www.google.com/profiles/zitterbewegung
>
>
>
> On Mon, Aug 27, 2012 at 8:32 PM, Daniel Peters <danieltpeters at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > interesting, hadn't heard of this one yet. good lookin out sir
> >
> >
> > On Mon, Aug 27, 2012 at 8:08 PM, Eric Mills <ericmills2 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >>
> >> Why not try Kivy? It is cross platform and you can make the app into an
> >> iPhone app, Anrdroid, Linux, Window, and OSX.
> >>
> >> Haven't used it yet, but I will once I find an app to build. It's still
> in
> >> its early stages thus far, but very promising.
> >>
> >>
> >> On Mon, Aug 27, 2012 at 7:46 PM, Daniel Peters <danieltpeters at gmail.com
> >
> >> wrote:
> >>>
> >>> though I've sworn in blood never to type a certain three letter
> acronym,
> >>> I very much did laugh out loud at this.
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> On Mon, Aug 27, 2012 at 7:26 PM, Ben Rousch <brousch at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>> For extra fun you can compile Python to Javascript via PyJS then dump
> >>>> it into a PhoneGap app. It works!
> >>>>
> >>>> On Mon, Aug 27, 2012 at 8:12 PM, Daniel Peters <
> danieltpeters at gmail.com>
> >>>> wrote:
> >>>> > I'm passingly familiar with the other options for developing,
> sencha,
> >>>> > phonegap,  appcelarator(i think..?). but had the same feeling,
> learn a
> >>>> > native approach first and then perhaps move on to these other less
> >>>> > cumbersome ways.  Thanks for the suggestions.
> >>>> >
> >>>> >
> >>>> > On Mon, Aug 27, 2012 at 6:50 PM, Tal Liron
> >>>> > <tal.liron at threecrickets.com>
> >>>> > wrote:
> >>>> >>
> >>>> >> Android supports only a subset of the Java API, which means that
> many
> >>>> >> Java
> >>>> >> libraries will not work. Jython is one of them. Also worth pointing
> >>>> >> out that
> >>>> >> Jython is *huge*, and its startup time is also significant. Even if
> >>>> >> it did
> >>>> >> work on Android, as a dependency it would seem unreasonably heavy
> for
> >>>> >> most
> >>>> >> apps.
> >>>> >>
> >>>> >> It might be worth pointing out that my favorite way to develop
> mobile
> >>>> >> apps
> >>>> >> is in JavaScript, using Sencha Touch:
> >>>> >>
> >>>> >> http://www.sencha.com/products/touch
> >>>> >>
> >>>> >> Sencha Touch has recently started to support direct deployment,
> but I
> >>>> >> deploy using PhoneGap (with a few custom plugins):
> >>>> >>
> >>>> >> http://phonegap.com/
> >>>> >>
> >>>> >> There are pros and cons to this approach, but for many of my uses
> the
> >>>> >> pros
> >>>> >> outweigh the cons. All that said, I would still work on learning
> the
> >>>> >> Eclipse
> >>>> >> dev environment.
> >>>> >>
> >>>> >> -Tal
> >>>> >>
> >>>> >>
> >>>> >> On 08/27/2012 06:36 PM, Skip Montanaro wrote:
> >>>> >>
> >>>> >> On Mon, Aug 27, 2012 at 6:09 PM, Daniel Peters
> >>>> >> <danieltpeters at gmail.com>
> >>>> >> wrote:
> >>>> >>
> >>>> >> ha.  Don't think you can use jython on android...mores the pity.
> >>>> >>
> >>>> >> So in Android the compiled Java things (class or jar files? I'm
> not a
> >>>> >> Java programmer either) aren't used?
> >>>> >>
> >>>> >> Skip
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