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Introduction to Software Testing - Our friends over at the Google Developers Group - Houston are also having a meetup tomorrow night, and I forgot to remind you of that, in case you missed their announcement. Check it out - only one RSVP slot left.   Introduction Lester B. Aug 22, 2016 2:27 PM
Docker Private Registry: How To - with live demo - Hello Droids, Darko Stefanovic, organizer of the Docker meetup, sent an invitation to Android developers for their meetup tomorrow night, Tuesday.  Docker is an infrastructure technology, useful for organizing backend and testing resources, fo Lester B. Aug 22, 2016 12:17 PM
Amazon Engineering Outreach - Hi There! I support Engineering Outreach for Amazon.  We’re hosting an interview event in Seattle and I wanted to see if anyone in the group is interested in participating.  We’re looking for software developers, software development manager Lester B. May 23, 2016 8:44 PM
Paper Prototyping for Android Apps, Tues, Feb 16 - Our friends over at the Google Developers Group are hosting another great meetup about Android design.  Check it out! Paper Prototypes for Android Apps and Web Applications Tuesday, Feb 16 at TX/RX Labs, 6:30pm http://www.meetu Lester B. Feb 2, 2016 1:06 PM
Developing For Android, By Managers - I happened across a recent meetup by the Bay Area Android Developer meetup, about optimizing Android:­ndroid/events/226197227/ A comment mentioned that it would be recorded, so I asked if it was published. Lester B. Jan 26, 2016 3:26 PM
Android Developer wanted, contract to hire in Houston - From Haley Fountain: Hello, I am looking for an Android Developer in the Houston area for an immediate fill in a contract to hire position in the medical industry. If you or anyone you know meet the following qualifications, please Lester B. Jan 22, 2016 12:24 PM
Introduction to Material Design for Web Development, Tuesday, Jan 19 - Hola Droids! Our friends over at the Google Developers Group - Houston are having a Material Design talk tomorrow night, Tuesday, January 19.  While it will focus on web development, much of the content will overlap with mobile design for Andr Lester B. Jan 18, 2016 2:33 PM
Meetup details changed: Wearable Technology Hackathon - I've updated this Meetup. For complete details, see the full listing:­Android-Developers/events/2267­46212/ The location of this Lester B. Dec 7, 2015 2:21 PM
Meetup details changed: Wearable Technology Hackathon - I've updated the Wearable Hackathon event with complete details, including the location.  Please use this Eventbrite link to register: Lester B. Dec 5, 2015 7:20 PM
Material Design presentation this Tuesday -   Our friends over at the Houston chapter of the Google Developers Group (GDG) are having a Material Design presentation on Tuesday night at TX/RX labs, starting at 6:30pm.  All the details are here:­evel Lester B. Nov 16, 2015 10:46 AM
Big Android BBQ coming in October, 20% discount code -   I'm working with the Big Android BBQ team and we'd like to extend an invitation and discount ticket code for 20% off for you to share out to your group.  Learn, play, & eat  The Big Android BBQ (BABBQ) is a develo Lester B. Aug 20, 2015 8:43 AM
Houston Docker first meetup, "Docker and Dockers getting introduced", tomorrow 7 PM, @ The Iron Yard - Hello everyone, I will be presenting the "Docker and Dockers getting introduced", at the new Meetup - Docker Houston, tomorrow night, at The Iron Yard, 4203 Montrose Boulevard #100, Houston, TX‎. Darko S. Jul 27, 2015 8:29 AM
Re: Managed Device Management - >Has anyone implemented MDM as described in >­uide/topics/admin/device-admin­.html ? Lester B. Jun 19, 2015 6:19 PM
Managed Device Management - Hi, Has anyone implemented MDM as described in­uide/topics/admin/device-admin­.html ? Any advice or warnings? quantumpotato Jun 19, 2015 2:34 PM
Pattern-Oriented Java Concurrency: Webcast Invitation - Prof. Doug Schmidt of Vanderbilt University teaches two of the Android specialization courses (concurrency and communication) in the Coursera Android Specialization.  I'm just starting the communication course this week.  He mentioned that he is doin Lester B. May 6, 2015 9:45 AM
$20 gift card for having an app published in Amazon app store - I'm working through the Android development courses in the Coursera Android specialty. The second course, which is­roidpart2-002 (Part 2). To encourage stu Lester B. Mar 27, 2015 11:16 PM
Meetup Tomorrow - Hello All, I feel like Meetup has been a little finicky and so I wanted to make sure everyone got the right information for tomorrow's meetup.  It will be Wednesday 2/11 starting at 6:00 (or come by later if you want Eric S. Feb 10, 2015 10:36 AM
Meetup details changed: Deconstructing Freemind Reader - New Android Developers Meetup!­Android-Developers/events/2203­74903/ We've had quite a number of new members join, so I hope to see y Eric S. Feb 7, 2015 9:35 PM
Programming Mobile Applications for Android Handheld Systems: Part 1 - The Coursera free online course " Programming Mobile Applications for Android Handheld Systems: Part 1 " started Jan 7, and you can still join.  The first quiz and homework is due this Sunday.  Lester B. Jan 16, 2015 12:40 AM
Exciting Houston Startup Seeking Android Developer - Hey Droids, I'm with a pre-launch startup here in Houston. We're seeking a talented Android developer to join our team for a location-based e-commerce app. We have a well-known advisor, ot Mark Jan 15, 2015 8:53 PM
RE: [houston-android-developers] Coursera Mobile Cloud Computing with Android Specialization - Floyd W. Winkler I. Dec 31, 2014 1:54 PM
Coursera Mobile Cloud Computing with Android Specialization - Coursera is kicking off a new specialization in Android, and the first course starts on January 7.  This specialization is comprised of six courses of four weeks each, plus an eight week capstone project.  The entire sequence is $343, and you can tak Lester B. Dec 30, 2014 5:30 PM
Android Studio and Material design - Hey Droids, are we all updated to the 1.0 Release of Android Studio? Have we all licked our wounds from the breakage that happens with old projects?  Fun... This article supposedly explains how to migrate to Material design, but Lester B. Dec 9, 2014 4:41 PM
Re: [houston-android-developers] Black Friday madness in Android phones - Lester, > Target had a Black Friday special on no contract cell phones, and the same pricing is good through today, Saturday. In particular, they were selling the Kyocera Hydro Vibe phone without a contract for ... $30. It is locked to Virgin Mobile Joao Prado M. Dec 2, 2014 10:53 AM
Black Friday madness in Android phones - Sorry this is a bit late, but maybe someone can use this. Target had a Black Friday special on no contract cell phones, and the same pricing is good through today, Saturday.  In particular, they were selling the Kyocera Hydro Vibe phone withou Lester B. Nov 29, 2014 3:21 PM
Follow Up from Epson Moverio - Hello! Just a follow up from the Epson Moverio demo we had at the last meetup. They have just recently launched the app challenge mentioned during the MeetUp prese Eric S. Nov 21, 2014 7:18 PM
hell freezing over - Introducing Visual Studio's Emulator for Android­tem?id=8596511   Microsoft takes .NET Open Source and Cross-Platform­tem?id=8595905   Lots to Lester B. Nov 12, 2014 12:54 PM
Meetup tomorrow - All, I'd like to remind you that we will be having Epson presenting their virtual and augmented reality glasses tomorrow night at Start Houston begging l beginning at 6:15. They will be bringing pizza for dinner as well as soda. Eric S. Nov 11, 2014 11:48 AM
Pizza at next week's meetup - By the way, Prelaunch Labs will be providing pizza and drinks for everyone next week (11/12). Epson’s Augmented Reality & Virtual Reality Smartglasses Eric S. Nov 6, 2014 4:21 PM
Android Lollipop: Complete Development Course - My aging Nexus 4 and Nexus[masked]) devices won't get Lollipop until next week, but the marketing of Lollipop courses has started. Android Lollipop: Complete Development Course Lester B. Nov 5, 2014 5:05 PM
Meetings in November and December - Hello All!  I'd like to know what the interest is for having a Meetup on Nov. 12th is.  If you'd like to meet, please let me know at [address removed] , or post to the group mailing list Eric S. Nov 3, 2014 7:07 PM
Do you want to be part of our Growth @MediaNet Software? - Dear all, celia s. Oct 30, 2014 9:27 AM
Android Meetup - In case you didn't notice, and judging by attendance, you haven't, the Houston Android Developers Meetup had a meeting last night featuring a very innovative product from Mocana ( Eric S. Oct 9, 2014 8:49 AM
Udemy Android tutorial on sale - There are several Android tutorial courses around. Here is one of them that happens to be on sale for a few days. Scroll through the huge list of videos and you can watch a handful for free to get an idea what they cover. I like that they are work Lester B. Oct 8, 2014 2:02 PM
Meetup Cancelled: Not Android Studio or Eclipse - All, I apologize for the late notice, but I need to cancel the Meetup for tomorrow.  We'll be back in October with something great!!! Not Android Studio or Eclipse, scheduled to occur on Wednesday, September 10,[masked]:00 Eric S. Sep 9, 2014 7:02 PM
Prep for tonight's Android Meetup - Hello All! I am excited about the number of RSVP's tonight and look forward to seeing everyone. 2 points: If at all possible, bring a laptop and an environment with a hello world application.  We are doing real programming tonig Eric S. Aug 13, 2014 8:46 AM
centering buttons - At our last meetup, one woman asked about centering four buttons so they look the same on all devices and orientations.  I didn't get a chance to talk to you, so here is a pointer. The book "50 Android Hacks" is an interesting book.  It happe Lester B. Jul 16, 2014 10:51 PM
Android Meetup: 2 day live Android Crash Course in Houston, 50 bucks. - Let's kick ass and build apps! Here is the plan: we will take 2 full days to build out a series of apps from simple to more complex. (Maybe based on Eric S. Jun 27, 2014 3:32 PM
Excellent articles on Android development -   Hola Droids: I stumbled across this issue of an iPhone development online magazine, and it has excellent articles about Android development: The Lester B. Jun 11, 2014 12:46 AM
Concept Overview - Great list of Android concepts with high level explanations:­hiring-guide Eric S. May 28, 2014 9:53 AM
Re: [houston-android-developers] Everything I hate about the App Store - -_- On May 20, 2014, at 10:47 AM, Eric Shafer & John C. Bland I. May 20, 2014 11:00 AM
Everything I hate about the App Store - A very depressing read:  http://www.bluecloudsolutions.­com/blog/money-apps-turn-1k-20­0k-portfolio/   Eric S. May 20, 2014 10:47 AM
Architecture - All, After last week's meeting, it occurred to me that we probably need to cover some application architecture so that everyone has a clear idea about what they will need to do. To that end, Eric S. May 19, 2014 2:45 PM
Looking for a developer - Scott S. May 19, 2014 7:33 AM
Scholarships for Android Developers to Iron Yard Academy training - The Iron Yard Academy is a programmer training program expanding in June to Houston, with other Texas cities to follow. Rich Winley, the local Ironyard rep, has scholarships to the upcoming sessions for members of the Android Developers meetup. Det Lester B. May 15, 2014 11:43 AM
Trello - Trello board for tonight's meetup.­up1 Eric S. May 14, 2014 5:07 PM
app hacking on Android tonight - Dear Droids, We have a great crowd coming tonight for our kickoff ABX session. If you have a laptop, please bring it, but if not, don't let that keep you away. We will hook you up with someone else so you can learn something. Our gracious host Lester B. May 14, 2014 1:51 PM
Source - Source code for tomorrow's coding topic: Sound.­androidmeetup/tree/master/Soun­d Eric S. May 13, 2014 3:22 PM
RE: [houston-android-developers] Looking for developer - Dwayne E. May 8, 2014 7:16 PM
Looking for 100 mobile developers to work for HBO GO - user 1. May 8, 2014 2:28 PM
Looking for developer - Terrance F. May 8, 2014 1:26 PM
Android Meetup - Hey all, I wanted to elaborate a little on the next Android Meetup.   The coding topic is Sound, so I'll be preparing sample code and give a walk through of how to add sound to your a Eric S. May 7, 2014 7:10 AM
new meeting format - Application Builder's Experience - With excellent help from Eric Shafer, we're changing the format for the Houston Android Developers Meetup. Basically, our goal is to get everyone at the meetings to be coding something, appropriate to their level, as much as possible at each meeting Lester B. May 1, 2014 2:31 PM
Ideas - Here is the play ahead tic tac toe idea I discussed last night. . Click on 4 squares and then hit "Play"  the computer just does random moves, but it gives you the i Eric S. Apr 10, 2014 2:03 PM
FreeMind Reader Published - Hey all you can now tell your friends that you were a part of history!! The app is officially up on the Play Store at:­apps Eric S. Apr 9, 2014 9:27 PM
Android online courses - Here are some free online Android development courses you might find of interest. Remember, you can usually enroll in Coursera (or other MOOC) classes and retain access to the material later, even if you are too busy to study the material during the Lester B. Jan 15, 2014 12:33 AM
::: App developer needed ::: - Hello, Droids! Jeff Jan 6, 2014 9:16 PM
Re: $40 Android 4.2.2 tablet at Microcenter - Preview not available Lester B. Dec 20, 2013 12:16 PM
Re: [houston-android-developers] $40 Android 4.2.2 tablet at Microcenter - have you looked on XDA devs to see if this can be upgraded to 4.4? On Fri, Dec 20, 2013 at 11:13 AM, Lester Buck < Umair K. Dec 20, 2013 12:06 PM
$40 Android 4.2.2 tablet at Microcenter - I ran across this interesting device:­duct/423567/A700_Tablet_-_Grey­ They have plenty to sell at Microcenter, at least at the moment. I bought one and it's not that bad. RAM is low, the response is sometimes lag Lester B. Dec 20, 2013 11:13 AM
Re: [houston-android-developers] Programming Handheld Systems with Android free class - Looks great. Thanks! On Tue, Oct 1, 2013 at 1:11 PM, Lester Buck < [address removed] > quantumpotato Oct 1, 2013 3:06 PM
Programming Handheld Systems with Android free class - I just noticed a Coursera class starting in three months devoted to Android programming: Programming Handheld Systems with Android­e/android starts Jan 6th, 2014 8 weeks long workload: 3-6 hours/week Chee Lester B. Oct 1, 2013 1:11 PM
TechStreet Houston Conference - Android Development Workshop - The City of Houston is putting together the TechStreet Houston Conference November 19-20. They're looking for developers to present workshops on mobile and web development. I have a h Andy D. Sep 27, 2013 1:08 PM
Qualcomm Vuforia Houston Visit / Augmented Reality - Hello Fellow Fans of Android! At our next Houston Unity meetup, we w Robert B. Sep 27, 2013 11:40 AM
Big Android BBQ - From Akil Head: My GDG colleague in Dallas, Don Archer, asked to share the upcoming Big Android BBQ event with others in Houston. As you may be aware, Andy Dyer is presenting and so lets try to get Houston to represent. http://www.bigandroidbbq.c Lester B. Sep 24, 2013 12:19 AM
Looking for a developer - Hi, looking for a developer/architect for 4 week part-time project, potentially some extension. Please let me know if you are interested to know more. Best, Leon Leon Z Aug 18, 2013 5:25 PM
Cross Platform Mobile Development with C# - The Houston .NET User Group is having a meeting tomorrow night, July 11, that might be of interest to Android developers. Arrive a little early if you want to have free pizza. --Lester­spx?eventid=91 Topic: Cros Lester B. Jul 10, 2013 12:00 PM
Android dev opportunity (contract)‏ - Preview not available J Jul 6, 2013 2:15 PM
[Free Training] Build your first Mobile App for Android (& more), with HTML5 - Preview not available Tim A. Apr 22, 2013 8:39 AM
Android Developers meetup - location changed to ChaiONE offices - Hi, It turns out there is a scheduling conflict for Tuesday March 5 at START Houston, but ChaiONE is great and they say we can meet in their offices.  We met there once before last year.  The address is 4900 Woodway, Suite 880.  You can park Lester B. Mar 4, 2013 1:59 PM
Meetup details changed: starts at 6:30pm - Sorry, I hit the wrong time.  The meeting starts at 6:30pm, as is our regular time. Andy, thanks for pointing that out! For more details, see the full listing: Lester B. Feb 27, 2013 12:26 PM
Android Developers March meetup -   Hey Houston Droids, Houston Android Developers have settled on a new location at Start Houston.  Thank you, Start Houston for hosting our group! Alas, my few ideas for a speaker at the March meeting have not panned out.  Bu Lester B. Feb 26, 2013 3:07 PM
talk on Android game development, Jan 16 at Start - Just a quick heads up concerning a talk by Oscar Gomez about Android game development this Wednesday at Start Houston: and click on events Full Calendar Wednesday, January 16 6:30pm Android Game Development Wed, Jan Lester B. Jan 14, 2013 4:12 PM
Are you a native mobile app developer? - Are you a native mob user 3. Jan 5, 2013 3:31 AM
Android testers needed - Houston Android Developers Meetup Group Members: LaDawn B. Dec 11, 2012 1:47 PM
Ingress - a virtual reality Android only game - Hello Houston Droids, I am reading about Ingress, a new virtual reality game that is Android only and in private beta.­em?id=4895315   From the map it looks like Houston has a nu Lester B. Dec 9, 2012 10:50 PM
Android and iOS animator needed - Hi We have an existing iOS and Android and Mobile app. We would like to add some new animation to the loading process. It woul LaDawn B. Oct 29, 2012 10:47 AM
no meeting for November, due to election night - As we discussed at the last meeting, Android development can't  compete with Election Night 2012, so we will take a break and be back for the first Tuesday in December.   Cheers, Lester Lester B. Oct 29, 2012 10:11 AM
Re: START Houston parking - There's also a grass lot on the east side of the building for parking. Andy D. Sep 30, 2012 10:04 AM
Re: [houston-android-developers] START Houston parking - On street parking is widely available Robert B. Sep 29, 2012 9:49 PM
START Houston parking - Just curious as to how parking works for START Houston. Is there a parking lot we can use, or is there on street parking that is available. Also, is there a cost for parking, or is it free? Thank you, Scott Blaydes -- Scott Blaydes Scott B. Sep 29, 2012 7:31 PM
Classes @ TX/RX Labs (Learn Skills to create and build at Houston's Makerspace) - Thought you guys might be interested in the set of classes TX/RX Labs (Houston's non-profit 501(c)3 Makerspace) is running in Oct/Nov. ~40 classes on topics like Welding, PCB Fabrication, CNC, Plasma Cutting, Python, iOS Development, Android Developmen Roland von K. Sep 25, 2012 12:45 PM
Re: [houston-android-developers] The Final 5 Hours for Android Lovers! - Oh, sorry, guys. Adrian C. Jackson On Wed, Aug 15, 2012 at 9:28 PM, Ravi < [address removed] > wrote: Adrian C. J. Aug 15, 2012 9:31 PM
Re: [houston-android-developers] The Final 5 Hours for Android Lovers! - Adrian,  Please don't send us hourly updates of the countdown. You are spamming the group. Thanks.  On Wed, Aug 15, 2012 at 8:57 PM, Adrian C. Jackson < Ravi M. Aug 15, 2012 9:28 PM
The Final 5 Hours for Android Lovers! - Good evening, everyone! The countdown by the hour begins at the 5 hour mark, meaning there are 5 hours remaining to claim one of the 3 perks that benefit Android lovers and developers, and to be a part of something that, I assure you, w Adrian C. J. Aug 15, 2012 8:57 PM
10 hours left...last call, Android Lovers! - Hi, everyone! Just to update you guys, there are 10 hours remaining with the campaign:­er . If you want to claim one of the perk Adrian C. J. Aug 15, 2012 4:03 PM
Sorry, everyone...I forgot to include the link! - And here's the link, relating to my previous post:­er Adrian C. Jackson Adrian C. J. Aug 15, 2012 7:41 AM
Re: [houston-android-developers] 19 hours left...for 3 more people who want their apps built! - I KNEW I forgot something!  Thank you, Andy!­er Adrian C. Jackson On Wed, Aug 15, 2012 at 7:29 AM, andy < Adrian C. J. Aug 15, 2012 7:39 AM
Re: [houston-android-developers] 19 hours left...for 3 more people who want their apps built! - Adrian, send out a link. On 8/15/2012 7:09 AM, andy Aug 15, 2012 7:20 AM
19 hours left...for 3 more people who want their apps built! - Good Morning, Android Lovers! I'm proud to say that the goal has been met!  Thanks to everyone who made this endeavor possible! And with that, there are 3 offerings remaining to have your app built by me...a Adrian C. J. Aug 15, 2012 7:09 AM
Less than 50 hours to go, and I could use the push from you guys! - Hi, Android Lovers! Adrian here again!  There are less than 50 hours left to support my campaign to continue developing my app framework.  I really want to continue with the development, because I believe so much in its potential, and I would like Adrian C. J. Aug 13, 2012 11:42 PM
A new cross-platform app development framework, and YOU! - Hi, Android Lovers! I'm Adrian, and I've been developing a new cross-platform app development framework since late last year, and for the next 4 days, I would like everyone's help with the completion of it! Adrian C. J. Aug 12, 2012 11:30 AM
Houston Code Camp 2012 accepting proposals for talks - Hola Droids,   Houston Code Camp started last summer (at least it was my first), and it was a great day of free talks all about software development.  It's happening again this year on August 25.  Details will be made available at ht Lester B. Jul 14, 2012 10:38 PM
Meetup Cancelled: Talk about all the Google I/O announcements and tech - Talk about all the Google I/O announcements and tech, scheduled to occur on Wednesday, July 11,[masked]:30 PM has been cancelled. Please update your plans accordingly. Our host has a personal issue and won't be available tonight to sponsor our m Lester B. Jul 11, 2012 9:16 AM
Google I/O videos from Android track -   Hola Droids:   Here are the Google I/O videos filtered for the Android track:­events/io/sessions#android I' Lester B. Jul 9, 2012 11:35 AM
new group - Houston App Aficianados on Facebook - Hey Droids, I just learned of a new group of interest to us - Houston App Aficianados on Facebook:­/363337770384084/ (They use the word "meetup" in the descriptions, but it is apparently not a Meetu Lester B. Jun 26, 2012 10:48 PM
Mobile App Hackathon June 9 - Fellow Androiders, START, a new mobile-focused coworking space, is hosting a mobile app hackathon on June 9 as part of its launch.  You can sign up at  Andy D. Jun 1, 2012 10:12 AM
Parking and building security reminder for tonights meeting - Hi Everyone,   Andy, our host at ChaiONE asked me to send out this reminder about parking and security for tonight's meeting. Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions.     Location Allen H. May 1, 2012 10:57 AM
MongoDB User Group in Houston - Hi Everyone, user 3. Mar 15, 2012 11:16 AM
Re: [houston-android-developers] I am an idiot - We all make mistakes Allen H. Feb 26, 2012 11:55 PM

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