Lifecycle Code Example for Android – onCreate(), onPause(), onResume()

In Android lifecycle, methods are automatically called. This simple example toasts a message each time this happens. Create a new project SimpleStuff, package com.botbook.simplestuff. Run your program and see the states change. Press home button to stop the program. Hold … Continue reading

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Print PDF from Command Line – cups-pdf, lpr -P PDF

After installing cups-pdf, you can print to file with ‘lpr -P PDF’. Install PDF printer $ sudo apt-get -y install cups-pdf List printer names that lpr can understand $ lpstat -p -d printer deadtree is idle.  enabled since 2011-06-22T08:09:05 EEST … Continue reading

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Fix Android Build Problem with main.out.xml and strings.out.xml

When you edit an Android XML file in Eclipse, build fails and main.out.xml is created. Fix it by disabling XSL transformation build and set to always build the last build. Eclipse: Window: Preferences: Run/Debug: Launching: Launch Operation -> Always Launch … Continue reading

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View & Kill – Processes in Linux

Better to kill one bad process than let the whole system crash. Catch the hogs and let your uptimes grow!

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