Jose C Gomez on May 25th, 2010

As you probably saw either on Google, my site or any of the thousands of sites that reported it. In order to celebrate Pacmas 30th anniversary the folks at our favorite company Google, made their first ever animated doodle which let you play Pacman with its original sounds and levels. The blog at has speculated that this awesome […]

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Jose C Gomez on May 21st, 2010

If you visit Google today you are greeted by the standard Google doodle. Today it represents the 30th anniversary of Pack Man As usual Google has chosen to use, it’s logo to honor what could be considered one of the biggest games of all times. However, this time there is a twist. If you stay […]

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Jose C Gomez on May 11th, 2010

Ever wanted to have an easy way to get the most recent entry for any given key on a massive database? I ran into this problem a few days ago at work and I wanted to attempt to explain how I solved it. We have a large database that contains the lifetime history of our […]

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Jose C Gomez on May 4th, 2010

As a follow up to my earlier post, I would like to make a jar library available that should allow you to access any RESTFull service that uses JSON. Simply import this jar file into your project and you should be good to go. Please note that the attached jar file contains a compiled copy […]

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Jose C Gomez on May 3rd, 2010

Following up to my last post, I would like to show you in detail how to get our custom List to be shown in a ListView follow along. The first thing we need to do is create out layout files, I have for this example created two layout files, one called main and one called […]

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